Rochelle Park, NJ – The DAK Group, a leading investment bank specializing in middle-market mergers and acquisitions worldwide, announces the sale of its client Mayflower Sales to Gen Cap America. The DAK Group served as the exclusive investment banker and financial advisor to Mayflower Sales, initiating and managing the process.
“Mayflower has formed a strategic partnership to accelerate the company’s growth plans while also solidifying its position as a market leader. It is a fantastic opportunity for the owner to both monetize and ensure the legacy of the extraordinary business that his family has built.” stated Michael Richmond Managing Director at The DAK Group.
This transaction capitalizes on Mayflower’s leading position as a value-added distributor of premium physical security and storefront hardware products including; locks, locksets, access control systems and door hardware. Founded in 1917, Mayflower has provided quality products and personalized service to a variety of customers and end markets including sub-contractors, hospitals, universities and government institutions around the world.
The DAK Team created a competitive environment bringing several suitors to the table. Paul Swetow, CEO of Mayflower stated, “we selected Gen Cap based on their long-standing track record of partnering with established management teams to drive continued success.”
Andrew Ginsberg, Director Gen Cap America commented “We are excited to partner with Mayflower’s top-notch management team, led by CEO Paul Swetow, in this investment. We look forward to working with the Mayflower team to further build on the company’s long track record of providing quality products and exceptional service to its customers.”
About The DAK Group
The DAK Group is a leading investment bank serving mid-market privately held businesses in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business sale, financial restructuring, bankruptcy, capital advisory, valuations and fairness opinions. Since 1984, The DAK Group has executed hundreds of transactions across a wide range of industries. The DAK Value Accelerator is the propriety process that allows clients to maximize the value of their business. The DAK Group is headquartered in Rochelle Park, NJ with an office in Philadelphia.
About Mayflower Sales
Since 1917, Mayflower Sales has been distributing quality products with personalized service to the trade. With expertise in the higher technology aspects of the security industry, Mayflower is prepared to be your Security Source! We excel in both the everyday and the unusual – stocking what you need and filling your order as quickly as possible.
About Gen Cap America
Gen Cap America, Inc. is a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for management buyouts, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established lower middle market businesses.