Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of Whiteford Pharmacy, Inc. and Darlington Pharmacy by Whiteford Darlington, LLC

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, Whiteford Pharmacy, Inc. and Darlington Pharmacy, headquartered in Whiteford, Maryland, by Whiteford Darlington, LLC, headquartered in Whiteford, Maryland. The acquisition closed on April 4th, 2016.

Whiteford Pharmacy and Darlington Pharmacy are independent, service-oriented retail community pharmacies offering retail prescriptions of brand name and generic drugs. Additionally, the pharmacies display multiple storefront items for the convenience of their valued customers in the immediate and surrounding areas.

Managing Director Doug Smith and Vice President Ryan Johnson led the Generational Equity deal team that advised Whiteford Pharmacy and Darlington Pharmacy on the transaction. 

“It was very important to our client that the pharmacies be purchased by an independent buyer dedicated to preserving the culture and long-term employee/customer relationships. Both parties saw the great fit, and were very committed to making the deal happen,” said lead dealmaker Ryan Johnson.

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