Generational Capital Markets Announces Acquisition of Red Wolf Company by Broadwind Energy

By Capital Markets


Generational Capital Markets, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Red Wolf Company LLC, of Sanford, North Carolina, to Broadwind Energy Inc., headquartered in Cicero, Illinois. The acquisition closed Feb. 1, 2017. Details were not disclosed.

Red Wolf is a leader in outsourced solutions and services for customers seeking enhanced productivity, improved quality, and reduced cost for assembly, test, machining & fabrication and material/inventory management.

The company is ISO9001:2008 certified. President Kim Sutton will continue to lead Red Wolf, which will remain in Sanford. 

Broadwind Energy is a precision manufacturer of structures, equipment and components for clean tech and other specialized applications. The acquisition will add Red Wolf's Sanford operations to Broadwind's lineup consisting of locations in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Abilene, Texas, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The acquisition will also expand Broadwind's presence in the power generation market and complement the company's existing compressed natural gas equipment offerings. 

Chris Heckert, Managing Director and Supervising Principal of Generational Capital Markets, led the deal to a successful close.

"This is a classic example of a synergistic acquisition," said Heckert. "Broadwind and Red Wolf complement each other in both expertise and target markets. I look forward to hearing what these two groups can do together!"

"This transaction offers Red Wolf new opportunities to grow and expand into new markets under Broadwind's experienced leadership team," said Red Wolf President Kim Sutton.

"Broadwind's confidence in Red Wolf is a testament to the excellent business climate that exists here in Lee County."

Broadwind shared the excitement about the transaction. "We are thrilled to add Red Wolf to the Broadwind Energy family of companies," said Broadwind President and CEO Stephanie Kushner.

"The Red Wolf team has built a solid company and we look forward to working with the team in Sanford and with the Sanford Area Growth Alliance."

About Generational Capital, LLC
Generational Capital, LLC is a Dallas, Texas-based merger & 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. Generational Equity's website is and their online newsroom is

GCM received The M&A Advisor's 2016 Corporate and Strategic Acquisition of the Year Award, as well as the 2016 Materials Deal of the Year for its work on the Stern Rubber Company transaction. It has also been recognized for the 2016 M&A Deal of the Year (for deals valued $10mm – $25mm) for the acquisition of Pro Trans Logistics, Inc. by Action Resources.

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