Generational Equity Advises The Signal Source in Sale to E2S

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, The Signal Source to E2S. The acquisition closed August 21, 2020 and details were not disclosed.

The Signal Source, located in Palm Desert, California, is the leading independent distributor of hazardous location and explosion proof audible and visual signals for commercial, industrial, marine, onshore and offshore hazardous locations.  The Signal Source has the signaling industry’s most competitive and extensive line of unique audible and visual signals.  The Company specializes in hazardous location fire alarm signals.

Headquartered in the London, with an additional location in Houston, Texas, E2S is the world’s leading independent manufacturer of high performance audible and visual signals, manual call points and push buttons for life safety applications in commercial, industrial, marine, onshore and offshore ordinary and hazardous locations.  Combining the latest technology with over 27 years of engineering expertise, they have created the most extensive range of life saving signals and controls that satisfy the toughest global standards.

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director of M&A – Western Region, Stephen Crisham and his team, led by M&A Advisor Kris Nielsen with support from Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions Bo Zhao, successfully closed the deal. Senior Managing Director Roger Dean established the initial relationship with The Signal Source.

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