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Investments

33

Portfolio Exits

12

Funds

6

Service Providers

1

About Generation Partners

Generation Partners is a private equity firm with $350 million of capital under management with offices in Greenwich, CT, San Francisco, CA, and Austin, TX. Generation provides equity capital to growth companies and pursues both majority and minority investments. Generation specializes in recurring revenue service businesses concentrated in three industry groups: Business & Information Services, Healthcare Services & Software and Media & Communications.

Generation Partners Headquarter Location

2 Lafayette Court

Greenwich, Connecticut, 06830,

United States

203-422-8215

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Ares Management, Generation buy PBSA assets in UK for £157.5m

Feb 24, 2021

CRE Herald By A joint venture between a fund managed by the Ares Real Estate Group and Generation Partners has acquired two purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets in the UK for £157.5 million. Ares said the two student assets provide a total of 1,359 beds in the cities of Exeter and Cardiff. ”This new initiative by Ares Management Corporation and Generation Partners is part of a targeted residential investment strategy that will focus on purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets in the UK,” said the company in a statement. “We are excited to partner with the Generation team on these attractive student assets and we look forward to identifying additional opportunities for further growth in this sector in the UK market,” said Wilson Lamont, Partner and Co-Head of European Real Estate Equity in the Ares Real Estate Group. “Having been a major participant in the PBSA sector for the last two decades, including the creation of the Nido and Pure Student Living platforms, we look forward to working with the Ares team to assemble a significant portfolio focused on top tier cities and high-quality buildings,” said Alan Artus, Co-Founder of Generation. Savills Capital Advisors acted as Financial Advisor to Ares and Generation. TAGS

Generation Partners Investments

33 Investments

Generation Partners has made 33 investments. Their latest investment was in PayActiv as part of their Series C on August 8, 2020.

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Generation Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/13/2020

Series C

PayActiv

$100M

No

Eldridge, and Ziegler

4

10/10/2018

Series B

PayActiv

$20M

Yes

Softbank Capital, and Ziegler

3

7/30/2015

Private Equity

Sterling

$156M

Yes

Undisclosed Investors

7

1/16/2015

Series C

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$99M

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10

9/27/2013

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

Date

8/13/2020

10/10/2018

7/30/2015

1/16/2015

9/27/2013

Round

Series C

Series B

Private Equity

Series C

Private Equity

Company

PayActiv

PayActiv

Sterling

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Amount

$100M

$20M

$156M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Eldridge, and Ziegler

Softbank Capital, and Ziegler

Undisclosed Investors

Sources

4

3

7

10

10

Generation Partners Portfolio Exits

12 Portfolio Exits

Generation Partners has 12 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Sterling on September 23, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

9/23/2021

IPO

$991

Public

5

9/5/2018

Acq - Fin

ABRY Partners

1

1/21/2011

IPO

$991

Public

13

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10

00/00/0000

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10

Date

9/23/2021

9/5/2018

1/21/2011

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Exit

IPO

Acq - Fin

IPO

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Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

$991

Acquirer

Public

ABRY Partners

Public

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Sources

5

1

13

10

10

Generation Partners Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

Generation Partners acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was High End Systems on June 30, 1998.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

6/30/1998

Leveraged Buyout

Leveraged Buyout

1

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$99M

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10

Date

6/30/1998

Investment Stage

Leveraged Buyout

Companies

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Valuation

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Leveraged Buyout

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Sources

1

10

Generation Partners Fund History

6 Fund Histories

Generation Partners has 6 funds, including GCP Captivate Secondary.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2/28/2019

GCP Captivate Secondary

$26.36M

1

8/30/2018

Generation Capital Partners PayActiv

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$99M

10

3/28/2000

Generation Capital Partners II LP

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$99M

10

9/16/1996

Generation Capital Partners LP

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$99M

10

GCP California Fund LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

2/28/2019

8/30/2018

3/28/2000

9/16/1996

Fund

GCP Captivate Secondary

Generation Capital Partners PayActiv

Generation Capital Partners II LP

Generation Capital Partners LP

GCP California Fund LP

Fund Type

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Status

Amount

$26.36M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Generation Partners Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Generation Partners has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

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Generation Partners Team

5 Team Members

Generation Partners has 5 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Mark Jennings.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Mark Jennings

Goldman Sachs, DiscoverMusic.com, and Centre Partners Management

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Dorothy Jatzen

Controller

Current

John Hawkins

Managing Partner

Current

Mark Jennings

Managing Partner

Current

Stephen Lewis

Managing Director

Former

Name

Mark Jennings

Dorothy Jatzen

John Hawkins

Mark Jennings

Stephen Lewis

Work History

Goldman Sachs, DiscoverMusic.com, and Centre Partners Management

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Controller

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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