Generational Equity Advises Southwest Book Co. in Sale of Business

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Southwest Book Company, to an undisclosed buyer. The acquisition closed May 15, 2018.

Southwest Book Company, located in Stafford, Texas, is a book wholesaler, supplying schools with classroom novels, author events, consignment sales for required reading, and book fairs. It has offices in the Houston and Dallas metropolitan areas, and established relationships with more than 500 publishers to deliver the best selection of reading materials.

Generational Equity Senior Managing Director Michael Goss’s team, led by Senior M&A Advisor Tim Cook with support from VP Corey Painter, successfully closed the deal. Senior Managing Director Thomas Hamm established the initial relationship with Southwest Book.

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