Gen Cap America is a private investment firm that is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and was founded in 1988. The firm specializes in acquisitions and recapitalization of middle market businesses. While largely industry agnostic, many of their portfolio companies are in manufacturing, distribution, and basic service industries. The firm avoids hi-tech, real estate and start up enterprises as well as highly cyclical businesses (i.e. tied to new home construction or oil and gas exploration).