Private equity firm Pinewell Capital LLC acquired Generational Equity client Fogco Systems Inc. on March 13, 2017. Details were not disclosed.
Fogco Systems, located in Chandler, Arizona, manufactures high-pressure misting systems for industrial, commercial and residential use. The company offers a range of products from entry-level mist systems to custom solutions for outdoor cooling, humidification and dust control.
“We are eager to leverage our 29 years of industry experience combined with the committed resources and support of Pinewell Capital,” said Gary Wintering, President and CEO of Fogco Systems. “Pinewell’s extensive business knowledge and experience will help to further bolster our already fast-growing capabilities and to maintain our company’s primary objective of being the best company in our space. We are all excited about the opportunities ahead as we continue to focus on providing our customers with world-class products, service, innovation and support.”
Pinewell Capital, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle-market companies. The firm seeks to partner with experienced business owners in management buyouts, management transitions and companies pursuing funding to grow. Pinewell is geographically agnostic but has a strong presence in the Southwest and West Coast regions.
“In Fogco, we found a promising company with a great team; from its president, Gary Wintering, to all its managers and employees,” said Yuta Matsui, Partner at Pinewell Capital.
Generational Equity Managing Director Stephen Crisham’s team, headed by trusted affiliate Jerry Glover with support from Generational Equity Vice President Lori Galloway, successfully closed the deal.
“It was truly a team effort,” Glover said. “Fogco and Pinewell Capital worked aggressively and extensively to form a partnership around a shared vision for the future of both firms.”
“Fogco has been growing rapidly, and together with a shared vision and resources, we strongly believe we can accelerate this growth and enhance our capabilities to deliver solutions to our customers’ evolving needs,” added Ziv Bendor, Partner at Pinewell Capital.
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