Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of Spectrum Technologies, Inc., by Transcat, Inc.

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, Spectrum Technologies, Inc. (Spectrum), headquartered in Paxinos, Pennsylvania, by Transcat, Inc., headquartered in Rochester, New York. The acquisition closed on December 31, 2015.

Founded in 1986, Spectrum is an ISO 9001:2008 Registered, NIST traceable, calibration organization that provides commercial instrument calibration and test equipment repair services for a wide variety of measurement and test equipment. 

In addition, Spectrum offers new equipment for direct sales to its customers. To read more, visit

Managing Director William Hunter led the Generational Equity deal team that advised Spectrum on the transaction. 

Hunter reports, “This transaction was a great fit for both parties. Our clients attained their goals and get to help take the business to the next level. The buyer gets to quickly become a dominant player in the hospital calibration niche.”

Transcat, Inc. is a leading provider of accredited calibration and compliance services, including analytical instrument qualifications, equipment and process validation. 

The Company is focused on providing best-in-class calibration analytics to highly regulated industries, including life science, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturing and biotechnology.

Transcat is also a world leader in the distribution of Test, Measurement and Control Instrumentation. To learn more, visit  

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