Generational Equity Advises IcyBreeze Cooling in its Partnership with Corbel Capital Partners

DALLAS--()--Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce that its client IcyBreeze Cooling (“IcyBreeze”) has sold a minority equity stake to Corbel Capital Partners (“Corbel”). The minority investment closed on December 12, 2022.

Located in Sweetwater, Texas, IcyBreeze is the world's first and only true portable air-conditioning product, and the coldest blowing portable A/C unit that can be plugged into a wall, 12V car adapter, or run on a rechargeable lithium ion battery, without the need for exhaust venting or condensation drain lines. The product also serves as a high-quality portable cooler.

IcyBreeze is the industry leader in manufacturing and Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) distribution of personal air conditioning and heat relief solutions. The Company’s products combine portable AC with an insulated cooler perfect for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds, including camping, fishing, youth and adult sports, aviation, golf, tennis, boating, outdoor concerts and event venues, parents with infants and toddlers, pet pamperers, and more.

IcyBreeze is used world-wide by some of the largest organizations, including multiple branches of the US Armed Forces, Walt Disney World Resort, and Disneyland. The U.S. Open, Australian Open, Tennis Australia, The University of Oklahoma, Tokyo 2020 Olympics, KISS, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Rascal Flatts, George Straight, and many more have purchased units to cool the biggest name athletes and live entertainment stars and performers.

Corbel Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based independent investment firm that makes structured debt or equity investments in lower middle market businesses and partners with management to create value. Corbel manages approximately $1 billion of institutional capital on behalf of its network of investors. Corbel supports owners and senior management of businesses with strategic and operational value-added partnership and offers the potential for later monetization events. Corbel's unique experience and expertise in the lower market results in speed and certainty of execution.

“We could not be more excited about partnering with John Brinkman and the IcyBreeze team to help them continue their exponential growth and provide their high-quality functional products to meet the incredible demand that exists in the marketplace,” said Michael H. Jones, Managing Director at Corbel.

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director of M&A – Central Region, Michael Goss with the support of Vice President, M&A, Lance Thomasson, successfully worked to form the partnership. Senior Managing Director, Doug Morrow established the original relationship with IcyBreeze.

"With this minority investment from Corbel, John Brinkman has secured a key institutional partner to help him further professionalize the business and continue to fuel its ongoing meteoric growth in unit sales, top line revenue, and profitability,” said Goss.

Goss added, “IcyBreeze is about to take summer 2023 by storm and will be the next big household name and coolest consumer product of the year, both literally and figuratively.”

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 more than 300 professionals located throughout 16 offices in 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 Investment Banking Firm of the Year three years in a row, Valuation Firm of the Year in 202, and North American Investment Bank of the Year in 2022 as well as Consulting Firm of the Year. For more information, visit or the Generational Equity press room.


Carl Doerksen

Release Summary

IcyBreeze Cooling, a Generational Equity client, has sold a minority equity stake to Corbel Capital Partners.


Carl Doerksen