Capstone Partners Advised Aquasol Corporation on its Sale to Gen Cap America, Inc.

Capstone Partners advised Aquasol Corporation on its acquisition by Gen Cap America, Inc.

Founded in 2003, New York-based Aquasol is an internationally recognized leader in the manufacturing of water-soluble and other welding consumables. Their patented offerings include pipe-purging consumables and other innovative technologies that are critical for high-tech welding, particularly for use in challenging environments such as refineries, plants, and pipelines. Aquasol’s flagship water-soluble paper is also used for dissolvable labels, inspection tags, confetti, and other products for the consumer and healthcare sectors, among others. With distribution in over 90 countries, Aquasol’s unique product line has been internationally recognized and utilized on projects from companies such as Saudi Aramco, Chevron, British Petroleum, Exxon Mobile, and more.

Founded in 1989, Gen Cap America is a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for acquisitions, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established middle-market businesses. Since its founding, Gen Cap has made over 60 platform investments with preferred areas of interest including Energy, Industrials, Healthcare, Telecommunication Services, and Utilities.

Ted Polk, Managing Director, Capstone Partners, said

"The deeply talented management team at Aquasol is comprised of true subject matter experts. They are a go-to resource, and we wish them well on the next stage of the company’s journey. Gen Cap is a very compatible partner for them."

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