Generation 3 Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Generation 3 Capital’s most common sectors for investment are technology hardware (67%) and safety/security (34%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). In total, Generation 3 Capital has invested in 2 US states.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). Generation 3 Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold LogicMark for $20M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Generation 3 Capital, LLC

1327 Barclay Boulevard,
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
United States
(847) 250-6225
www.gen3cap.com
info@gen3cap.com

Generation3 Capital is a Midwest US-based private equity firm focused on recapitalizations, buyouts and growth capital investments in companies operating in the security, automatic identification and data capture and collection (AIDC), life safety, custom electronics, and sensing/control industries. Generation3 Capital is based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electronics, Information Technology, Safety/Security, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
vol $20M $20M
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
LogicMark LLC 2016-05-18 20M USD Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.logicmark.com
LogicMark LLC 2011-12-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Louisville, Kentucky · www.logicmark.com
Fluidmesh Networks LLC 2011-04-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Brooklyn, New York · www.fluidmesh.com
EZWatch 2010-12-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Louisville, Kentucky · www.ezwatch.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Technology Hardware 1 (50%) - 2 (67%) -
Safety/Security 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 3 (100%) -
  Kentucky 1 (50%) - 2 (67%) -
  New York 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (100%) - 3 (100%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (100%) 20M (100%)
Total 1 $20M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $20M
TOTAL $20M
Largest LogicMark LLC
$20M (2016-05-18)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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