Genstar Capital News and M&A Summary, 115 Deals Between 1991 and 2019

In the last 3 years, Genstar Capital has acquired 6 companies.

Genstar Capital’s most common sectors for investment are financial services (12%) and software (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (31%). In total, Genstar Capital has invested in 21 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Catalent for $3.3B.

In the last 3 years, Genstar Capital has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (38%). Genstar Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Accruent for $2.0B.

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Genstar Capital

Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 1900,
San Francisco, California 94111
United States,

Genstar Capital is a private equity firm that seeks investments in life science, healthcare, medical products, industrial technology, software, financial services, packaging, building materials, manufacturing, and business services companies. Genstar looks to invest between $50 and $400 million of equity capital in businesses valued up to $1 billion. Target transaction situations include control-oriented leveraged buyouts of corporate divisions, privately held businesses or public companies, minority investments in privately held businesses or public companies, ownership restructurings/recapitalizations of privately held businesses, growth equity financings, partnerships with other strategic or financial buyers, and take privates. Genstar Capital was formed in 1988 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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