Four Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111-4191


Firm Size

  • Assets Under Management (AUM):$35.9 Billion
  • Employees:44
  • Firm Type:Private Equity
  • Focus Areas: Software & Technology


Genstar Capital is a private equity firm based in San Francisco, California. The company focuses on making investments in middle-market companies primarily in the healthcare, financial services, industrial technology, and software industries. Genstar Capital was founded in 1988 and has since invested in over 80 companies, building a strong track record in partnering with management teams to drive growth and operational improvements. The firm is known for its active involvement in the companies it invests in, providing strategic guidance and resources to help them reach their full potential. Overall, Genstar Capital is a respected player in the private equity industry, with a strong presence in San Francisco, California.

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Mar 18, 2024: Genstar Promotes Matt McCabe and Dominic Martellaro To Director
 Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, industrials, software, and healthcare industries, today announced the promotions of Matt McCabe and Dominic Martellaro to Director.

Dec 22, 2023: Cetera Announces Close of Equity Reinvestment from Genstar Capital
Cetera Financial Group, owned by Cetera Holdings (collectively, "Cetera"), the premier financial advisor Wealth Hub, announced today the close of the reinvestment by Genstar Capital ("Genstar"), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, software, industrials, and healthcare industries. Originally announced in October 2023 , the reinvestment transaction has closed following the receipt of regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of other closing conditions.

Nov 15, 2023: Amwins Completes $1.0 Billion Recapitalization Transaction
Amwins Group, Inc. ("Amwins"), the largest P&C wholesale broker and global distributor of specialty insurance products and services in the U.S., announced the completion of a significant recapitalization transaction with its existing shareholder group. In connection with the transaction, Dragoneer Investment Group ("Dragoneer"), Genstar Capital ("Genstar"), SkyKnight Capital, L.P. ("SkyKnight") and employee shareholders (together, the "Investors"), purchased $1.0 billion in equity from more than 375 Amwins employee shareholders and Public Sector Pension Investment Board ("PSP"). PSP rolled 80% of their equity position forward. After the completion of the recapitalization transaction, the employee shareholder group will remain the largest single ownership group with approximately 40% ownership of Amwins.

Oct 04, 2023: Cetera announces equity reinvestment from Genstar Capital to fuel next chapter of growth

Apr 27, 2023: Genstar Capital Closes Fund XI With $12.6 Billion of Committed Capital
 Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, healthcare, industrials, and software industries, today announced the first and final closing of Genstar Capital Partners XI ("Fund XI") with approximately $12.6 billion in total commitments. In addition, Genstar raised committed overage capacity from select limited partners which will co-invest in Fund XI's larger transactions. The General Partner and affiliated entities are collectively the largest investor in Fund XI and will continue to be led by Managing Partners Ryan Clark, Jean-Pierre Conte, Rob Rutledge, Tony Salewski, and Eli Weiss.