Generational Equity Advises Its Client in Recapitalization by KLH Capital

DALLAS--()--Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the recapitalization of its client, a precision tank & cylinder manufacturer (the Company) by KLH Capital. The recap closed September 8, 2021.

Based in the Midwest, the Company is a manufacturer of aluminum and composite-wrapped cylinders, tanks, and other components sold to top tier OEM customers in the consumer, defense, industrial, medical, and sporting goods industries.

Founded in 2005, KLH Capital is a private equity firm serving family- and founder-owned, lower-middle-market companies in the specialty services, value-added distribution, and niche manufacturing industries. The firm makes majority and minority equity investments in U.S.-based businesses to support the company’s growth plans, provide ownership opportunities for key managers, and allow owners to harvest the value in their businesses.

“The guys have built a phenomenal business, going far beyond just manufacturing, through its supply chain management services. Their growth is a true testament to the vision of the team,” said Chris Hart, Partner at KLH Capital.

Hart added, “Management has done a terrific job shaping the Company for continued success, and we look forward to providing the resources to support them as they take the Company to the next level.”

“It was clear from our first conversation with KLH that they shared a knowledge of our business that elevated them from others who had approached us previously. We have one goal; growth, and that requires a certain type of partner,” explained the CEO of the Company.

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director of M&A – Central Region, Michael Goss, and his team lead by Managing Director Mergers & Acquisitions, Jerry Yocum, with support from Managing Director Mergers & Acquisition, Ryan Johnson, successfully closed the deal.

“This buyer and seller are both very aligned to grow the company. There are large opportunities for new markets that they can achieve together,” said Yocum.

About Generational Equity

Generational Equity, Generational Capital Markets (member FINRA/SIPC), Generational Wealth Advisors, Generational Consulting Group, and DealForce are part of the Generational Group, which is headquartered in Dallas and is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With over 250 professionals located throughout North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

The M&A Advisor named the company the 2017 and 2018 Investment Banking Firm of the Year and Valuation Firm of the Year in 2020. For more information, visit or the Generational Equity press room.


Carl Doerksen

Release Summary

A Generational Equity client that manufactures aluminum and composite-wrapped cylinders was recapitalized by KLH Capital.


Carl Doerksen