Who We Are

Galileo Global Group provides cross-border strategic advisory and investment banking services for companies around the world through its two entities: Galileo Global Advisors and Galileo Global Securities.

Our team and partners are a diverse group of professionals from Europe, Asia and the Americas, with every member having a deep understanding of cultural differences and issues with experience across a wide spectrum of financial services, enabling us to provide highly effective solutions to clients.

Galileo Global Advisors

GGA is a strategic advisor, with a focus on assignments that combines an international angle with financial complexity. We have many clients that have been with our team over many years for both short-term and long-term projects. We have a uniquely tailor-made approach to each project so that clients can rely on us trusted advisors.

Galileo Global Securities

GGS is an investment banking firm specialized in cross-border transactions with an exclusive focus on small and mid-sized private assets. Whether we’re helping a large multinational corporation with their venture capital investment strategy, a mid-market private equity fund with their fund placement or an emerging growth company with their capital raising, we are able to leverage relationships with decision makers in corporations, government agencies and investment firms around the world. 

Galileo Global Securities, LLC is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities Investor Protection Corp. (SIPC). View our CRS Form.

What We Do

Geographic Reach

Galileo has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, global capital raising, and strategic advisory services across the world. Our global network of contacts and access to capital markets facilitate regional and cross-border initiatives critical to your business success. Although the reach of our services is truly global, our focus is on four geographic areas: Asia, Europe, Americas and Africa. Our team is conversant in the languages and cultures of the most powerful and active economies.


Galileo Global Group delivers value to its clients by embracing their objectives as our own. Our practice is built on a set of core principles.


We provide unbiased information and seasoned professional advice to senior-level decision-makers.


Our team has access to key contacts at global companies, governmental agencies, private equity firms, banks and regulatory institutions, enabling us to expand the potential value of your business objectives.


We understand that “one size fits all” does not work for every client. We listen, study, advise, innovate and work to optimize your opportunities and ensure that you achieve your goals.


We provide a confidential sounding board to test and validate ideas and decisions with unbiased advice and information.


Your success is our success, and we work with you to ensure that you meet your goals and overcome the challenges presented by cross-border and cross-cultural elements in today’s global economy.


Galileo Global Group was founded by Georges Ugeux in 2003. After a decade at the New York Stock Exchange, Mr. Ugeux experienced a lack of trust between investment banks and their clients. Galileo Global Group and its partners work as trusted advisors on international matters, utilizing their experience, knowledge and networks to find solutions.

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