Recapitalization for Growth

Mid America Metals Recapitalization for Growth


Mid America Metals is pleased to announce a partnership with Gen Cap America Partners through a sponsored buyout in partnership with management. The Mid America Metals management team will continue to be led by Dale Donat and his son, Brandon Donat. Dale founded the business with his brother in 1985.

Dale Donat commented on the transaction: “My family has dedicated the last 30+ years to growing Mid America Metals. In addition, we have a strong team of dedicated and long-term employees who have played an important role in building the company. With the benefit of additional expertise and resources from Gen Cap, we look forward to taking Mid America Metals to the next level while continuing to provide our customers with the highest quality of refinishing and restoration services throughout the United States.”

Matt Lane, Managing Director at Gen Cap America stated, “We are excited to have the opportunity to invest in Mid America Metals alongside the management team. Mid America Metals is an excellent company with an outstanding reputation and track record in the building restoration sector.”

Select other Gen Cap America investments in the industrial services space include Aero Systems Engineering and Newman Associates.

“Mid America Metals fits perfectly with Gen Cap’s investment model of backing management teams at companies with long histories of success,” Barney Byrd, CEO of Gen Cap, commented.

About Gen Cap America
Gen Cap America, Inc. is a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for management buyouts, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established lower middle market businesses. For more information, visit

About Mid America Metals
Headquartered in Ozark, MO, Mid America Metals is a one-stop provider of architectural restoration and related maintenance services for metal, stone, wood and glass surfaces. The company is an industry leader with an established footprint in attractive markets across the Midwest, Southwest, and Southeast. Mid America Metal’s revenue is derived from maintenance and renovation work, with the majority coming from contracts for regular, routine maintenance services. Since its founding in 1985, Mid America Metals has achieved its leading position by developing one of the industry’s most comprehensive architectural restoration solutions for building interiors and exteriors. For more information, visit

Download our corporate brochure >Mid America Metals Mission StatementWe provide competitively priced, timely refinishing services of Metal, Stone and Wood to customers in major markets. Our well trained sales, operations and administrative employees work to provide expertise to help our customers make well informed decisions and to maintain long-term relationships.We are a family owned company and feel passionately about our business. We aim to create a professional, positive, fun work environment with an emphasis on personal and financial growth. We will continue to be the industry leader in safety, training and innovative business practices. We will strive to have a completely satisfied customer at the end of every job.


The philosophy of Mid America Metals is to be the best metal, wood and stone refinishing company.