Generational Group Advises Conserve-A-Watt Lighting in its Sale to Blue Harbour Capital

By Generational Group


Generational Group, a leading middle market investment bank for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client Conserve-A-Watt Lighting, Inc. to Blue Harbour Capital. The acquisition closed March 11, 2024.

Located in Denver, Colorado and founded in 1980, Conserve-A-Watt Lighting (and Conserve-A-Watt Lighting Services, collectively – CAW) is a commercial wholesale lighting distributor and lighting service company. The Company was founded on the premise of energy savings through lighting efficiency and is the largest locally owned lighting distributor in Colorado.

Blue Harbour Capital is a Denver-based private equity firm focused on taking privately held businesses to the next level of growth and success. The principals of Blue Harbour Capital have over 90 years of business experience. Their founders are industry veterans who have led, grown, and managed privately held, as well as Fortune 500 companies in various industries and market verticals. The Firm invests in companies with or without management teams that have a compelling value proposition.

Generational Group Executive Managing Director, M&A – Western Region, Lori Galloway and her team led by Managing Director, M&A, Chad Comroe successfully closed the transaction. Executive Managing Director and Group Leader, Randy Kamin established the initial relationship with CAW.

“The Conserve-A-Watt shareholder was intent on finding a buyer that would create opportunities for the future success of the employees,” said Comroe

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.

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