PE  Geneva Corporation

     Office Locations:

8015 Piedmont Triad Pkwy.
Greensboro, NC 27409
Phone: 336-275-9936
Fax: 336-274-4984



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Geneva Corporation, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, was founded by F. James Becher, Jr. in 1979, to acquire select value-added distribution companies. Since its inception, Geneva has acquired over 30 businesses, all 100% owned. These distribution companies represent manufacturers, including Allison transmissions, MTU, Detroit Diesel engines, GE Jenbacher, Kohler generators, Ditch Witch, John Deere and Pella. Preferred acquisition candidates will be in distribution, services or light manufacturing sectors, having operations in the Southeastern United States. The firm targets profitable businesses operating in the $25 - $100 million revenue range.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    F. James Becher Chairman and CEO
    Garry V. Moore Vice President of Human Relations
    Philip D. Fowler President
    Ronald M. Stanley Chief Financial Officer


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