Geneva Glen Capital Establishes New Fund in Partnership with Wanxiang America Corporation | Business Wire

CHICAGO–()–Jeff Gonyo and Adam Schecter are pleased to announce that Geneva Glen

Capital, LLC ("GGC"), a private equity firm headquartered in Chicago,

Illinois, has moved onto its new chapter in connection with Wanxiang

America Corporation. In addition to securing significant committed

capital, Adam has joined Jeff to co-lead the fund. GGC will invest in

lower middle-market companies (generally under $100 million enterprise

value) in the United States and Canada, partnering with successful

management teams to acquire proven private companies with leading market

positions, significant growth potential and stable cash flows.


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has provided the committed capital for GGC to target companies with

EBITDA between $3 million and $20 million. GGC invests up to $40 million

of equity per company in order to acquire businesses, provide growth

capital. Partner with industry executives who are looking to purchase

a company and need a value-added sponsor to execute on their strategy.

Wanxiang, whose USA headquarters are based in Elgin, Illinois, is a

privately-owned company with approximately $10 billion in worldwide

revenues across many industries and geographies. GGC will be able to

leverage Wanxiang’s extensive resources across the globe to assist its

portfolio companies with a range of strategic initiatives, including new

market and customer penetration and supply chain optimization.

Jeff and Adam (the principals of GGC) each have over 20 years of

investment and transactional experience across a wide variety of

industries, transaction types and economic cycles. Adam was previously a

Managing Partner with WHI Capital Partners and Jeff spent over ten years

as a Partner with Wind Point Partners prior to GGC. This experience,

coupled with a unique investment philosophy and flexibility (both in

terms of structuring investments and hold period), will create a

powerful formula for value creation within GGC’s portfolio companies.

GGC will focus on the following industries: business and consumer

services. Consumer products and food. Environmental services. For-profit

education and training. Healthcare. Niche industrial manufacturing.

publishing, media and information services. Speciality insurance and

value-added distribution.

GGC is now actively pursuing investment opportunities. Feel free to

contact any member of the team.