Founded in 1985, Gen Cap America (GCA) is a private investment firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. GCA specializes in acquisitions and recapitalizations of middle market businesses. GCA is actively investing Southvest Fund VI, L.P., a $165 million fund which began making investments in May 2010.
Investment candidates usually have revenues between $5 and $100 million and most are privately held businesses or subsidiaries and divisions of larger corporations. Investments are made in established businesses with demonstrated operating histories and quality management teams.
GCA is a partner with management teams who wish to invest in their companies by becoming part of the buying group. Recapitalizations are also structured for business owners who desire immediate liquidity yet wish to participate in the growth of their business by maintaining operating control.