Boyd Is Acquired by Goldman Sachs


Boyd, a portfolio company of Genstar, sale to affiliates of Goldman Sachs


Boyd Corporation (“Boyd”), a portfolio company of Genstar Capital (“Genstar”), recently announced its sale to affiliates of Goldman Sachs. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to Boyd Corporation on this transaction.


Boyd Corporation is a global provider of thermal management and environmental sealing solutions critical to products that keep the world running. The company operates in markets around the world with specific expertise in engineering and design, manufacturing and supply chain management and commits to proactive customer satisfaction across electronics, mobile computing, medical technology, transportation, aerospace and other B2B and consumer-critical industries. Boyd is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. Genstar currently has $9.7 billion of assets under management and targets investments focused on targeted segments of the software, industrial technology, healthcare, and financial services industries. Genstar is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Founded in 1869, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division is the primary center for the firm’s long-term principal investing activity. With nine offices across seven countries, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division is one of the leading private capital investors in the world with equity and credit investments across corporate, real estate, and infrastructure strategies. Since 1986, the group has invested approximately $180 billion of levered capital across a number of geographies, industries and transaction types. Goldman Sachs is headquartered in New York, New York.

Boyd, a portfolio company of Genstar, sale to affiliates of Goldman Sachs

September 2018
Boyd Corporation
M&A - Sellside
Specialty Materials & Chemicals
Thermal Technology
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America