LLR Partners has completed an investment an investment in Genesee Scientific, a manufacturer and distributor of products to global life science markets.

“I am thrilled for this opportunity to work with LLR given their partnership-focused culture, industry expertise and experience helping businesses like ours continue to grow,” said Ken Fry, founder of Genesee Scientific, who will continue serving in an active role on the Board of Directors. “We care deeply about our customers and employees. As Genesee enters our next phase of growth, we will continue to invest in our team, systems and products to better serve our customers.’

Sean Patrick, an industry veteran and former executive at Life Technologies and Antylia Scientific, has joined Genesee Scientific as its new CEO. “I am excited and honored to be joining such an incredible team and organization.  Along with Jeff Boone, David Ultis and the rest of the Genesee team, we are excited to build upon the strong product portfolio and drive continued innovation in the business to support the needs of our customer base,” said Patrick.

“Scientists care about quality, consistency and availability,” said Jesse Gray, vice president at LLR Partners. “Genesee’s product portfolio checks all these boxes with a team that goes above and beyond to service customers. We look forward to partnering with the Genesee Scientific team as they continue to expand their resources, customer base and suite of products.”

“We are thrilled to be working with the Genesee team at such an exciting time in the life sciences research & development market,” said Michael Levenberg, partner at LLR Partners. “Genesee Scientific has served as a key partner to laboratories for more than two decades and will continue to support its customers as they lead innovative research initiatives for the industry.”

Capstone Partners served as financial advisor to Genesee Scientific on the transaction.