PE  Second Generation

     Office Locations:

3029 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: 216-361-1000
Fax: 216-426-1400



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Medical Device
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Software & Internet



    Second Generation Ltd. is the Embrescia family's investment firm focused on investing in well-managed companies and uncovering unique business opportunities. The firm invests in profitable, small-to-mid market companies with strong business models, proven revenue and earnings growth and the leadership position capable of sustaining that growth. Second Generation works with talented management teams to develop businesses that have potential for significant growth and it is actively involved in helping to build long-term value.

    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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    Brian D. Johnson Vice President and General Counsel
    F. Matthew Embrescia President
    Scott C. Finerman Vice President and CFO
    Thomas J. Embrescia Chairman


    Portfolio companies include:


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