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Generational Equity Announces the Acquisition of FinishLine Technologies by Spray Equipment & Service Center, Inc.

By Generational Equity

May 24, 2016, 04:00 et


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, FinishLine Technologies, headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, by Spray Equipment & Service Center, Inc., headquartered in Wichita, Kansas. The acquisition closed on March 31, 2016.

FinishLine Technologies (FinishLine) designs, building, installs, and services spray paint systems used within the industrial and automotive OEM paint and coating market.

Additionally, FinishLine provides paint, powder coatings, pre-treatment chemicals, adhesives and sealants to meet every requirement. To learn more, visit

Managing Director Doug Smith, Vice President Ryan Johnson, and Affiliate Tom Poyser led the Generational Equity deal team that advised FinishLine on the transaction. 

"With both parties committed to the long-term growth of the business, synergistic planning helped to get the deal closed," stated lead dealmaker Tom Poyser.

Spray Equipment & Service Center specializes in selling and serving spray equipment to industrial customers applying a wide range of coatings. The Company was founded to deliver the specialized equipment required for industrial finishing systems.

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About Generational Equity

Generational Equity provides mergers, acquisitions, strategic growth advisory services, and information for privately held and family-owned businesses to exit their companies successfully.

Generational Equity uses a four-phase approach that includes M&A education, financial analysis and reporting, sales documentation and deal-making ability to offer business owners an unparalleled level of commitment and experience, all focused on helping to release the generational equity and wealth in every business. 

Generational Equity is headquartered in Dallas, TX, has more than 200 professionals located throughout North America, and was recently recognized by the M&A Advisor as the Valuation Firm of the Year.  

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