Generational Equity Announces Sale of Antares Audio Technologies to Broadstream Capital Partners

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Auburn Audio Technologies, Inc., dba Antares Audio Technologies, of Scotts Valley, CA, to Broadstream Capital Partners of Los Angeles, CA. The acquisition closed October 18, 2016. Details were not disclosed.

Auburn Audio Technologies, dba Antares Audio Technologies, developed and markets the proprietary audio processor Auto-Tune. Auto-Tune is used throughout the music and performance industry to measure and alter pitch in vocal and instrumental music.

The company's primary customers include recording studios, professional artists, and non-professional musicians, and feature international music stars Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Britney Spears, Tim McGraw and Garth Brooks. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Scotts Valley, CA.

The buyer, Broadstream Capital Partners, is a California-based merchant bank that provides advisory services and makes investments in companies in the lower middle market. The company was founded in 2001.

Corbel Capital Partners provided financing for the deal. Corbel is a structured equity fund with $95 million capital under management. The group makes non-control investments in profitable privately held lower middle-market companies.

Mike Meredith, assistant vice president with Generational Equity, led the deal to a successful close.

"Our client has developed an industry-leading product with tremendous brand awareness, and Broadstream Capital Partners and Corbel Capital Partners are well positioned to take the company to next level," said Meredith.

About Generational Equity

Generational Equity, part of the Generational Group headquartered in Dallas with over 200 professionals located throughout North America, helps business owners release the wealth of their business by providing merger, acquisition and strategic growth advisory services.

Their four-step approach features exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, and M&A transactional services. The M&A Advisor recently named the Company its 2016 Investment Banking Firm of the Year. For more, visit and the Generational Equity press room.

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