Generational Capital Markets Advises Lakeland Plastics in Sale to a Private Investor

By Capital Markets


Generational Capital Markets, Member FINRA/SIPC and a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Lakeland Plastics, Inc./Derby Fence Co. to an individual investor. The acquisition closed April 23, 2019.

Lakeland Plastics, headquartered in Mundelein, IL, is composed of a team of industry veterans and experts in custom plastic extrusions that have been making these products since 1962. The Company is recognized as one of the leading custom plastic extrusion companies in the country. Lakeland has an extrusion solution for every application. Its extensive range of plastic extrusions and services include: Plastic extrusion design, plastic extrusion tooling, 3-D printing, plastic profile extrusion, crosshead extrusion coating, rod and tube extrusion, co-extrusion & tri-extrusion, and plastic extrusion fabrication.

Derby Fence, also located in Mundelein, IL, is the nation’s leading provider of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) fencing products for animal containment, equine and livestock. The Company’s fences are strong, durable, aesthetically beautiful, easy to clean, stain-resistant and virtually maintenance free for years.

The buyer is an individual investor located in Chicago, IL. Details of the transaction were not released.

Generational Capital Markets Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions, Phil Pizzurro, with support from Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions, Mark Galovic, successfully closed the deal.

"Lakeland is a successful multi-generational family-owned business. The continuity of values and culture that have been instilled in the business over the historical 45+ years was a critical component in selecting a potential buyer,” said Phil Pizzurro. “We were fortunate to find a family that shared the same values with a vision to keep the employees and culture intact while positioning the Company to achieve long-term future growth."

About Generational Capital, LLC

Generational Capital, LLC, is a Dallas, Texas-based merger and acquisition advisory firm. Generational Capital wholly owns Generational Capital Markets, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. More information can be found at

Generational Capital and Generational Capital Markets are part of the Generational Group and are affiliated with Generational Equity, LLC, which The M&A Advisor named Investment Banking Firm of the Year in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

GCM's most recent awards include The M&A Advisor's 2018 International Deal of the Year Awards in the professional services, corporate/strategic and private equity categories.

About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

The M&A Advisor named the company Investment Banking Firm of the Year three years in a row, Valuation Firm of the Year in 2020, and North American Investment Bank of the Year in 2022 as well as Consulting Firm of the Year. For more information, visit