Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries has obtained $15,000,000 Series A preferred stock. Alan Gelband Company, Inc., an affiliate of Gelband & Company, acted as the advisor for Five Guys in the transaction.

About Five Guys

Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries is a casual restaurant chain based in Washington D.C., metropolitan area. The company sells premium hamburgers and french fries and all food is cooked to order. As of October, 2007, there were more than 205 locations along the East Coast of the U.S., from Florida to Connecticut. See

About Gelband & Company

Gelband & Company is an investment bank and securities broker-dealer which provides advisory and investment banking services to corporate clients, private equity funds and hedge funds in merger and acquisition transactions. In addition, the firm raises both debt and equity capital for business acquisitions and expansion. Gelband & Company is a member of FINRA and SIPC. The firm's principal, Alan Gelband has served as President of the Association for Corporate Growth International and has been named a lifetime honorary director. Gelband & Company's website is

"Alan Gelband did an excellent job in representing Five Guys in raising the equity capital we needed to accelerate the expansion of our business. We were particularly impressed by his ability to quickly solve or resolve difficult challenges. Without his intelligence, creativity, persistence and professional demeanor we would not have been able to complete this transaction."

Jerry Murrell
Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries