GenNx360 recruits Dufresne as a managing partner

GenNx360 Capital Partners has hired Daphne Dufresne as a managing partner. Previously, Dufresne worked at RLJ Equity Partners where she was a founding partner and managing director.


NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — GenNx360 Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm investing in middle market industrial manufacturing and business services companies, is pleased to announce that Daphne Dufresne has joined the firm as a Managing Partner. Daphne will be actively engaged in all aspects of GenNx360’s investment activities and portfolio management, and will be a voting member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Prior to joining GenNx360, Daphne was a founding partner and Managing Director of RLJ Equity Partners where she was responsible for sourcing, executing and monitoring investments, management of the firm, fundraising, chaired a number of the firm’s portfolio company boards, and was a member of RLJ’s Investment Committee. Prior to RLJ Equity Partners, Daphne was a Venture Partner with Parish Capital Advisors, where she initiated and led their direct investment and co-investment program and she was a Principal at Weston Presidio. Daphne began her investment career as an Associate Director in Bank of Scotland’s Structured Finance Group, focusing on management buyouts in Europe. Prior to that, Daphne served as an Associate in Accenture’s (formerly Andersen Consulting) Strategic Services Group.

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Daphne to the firm,” said Ron Blaylock, a Founder and Managing Partner at GenNx360 Capital Partners. “Daphne will enhance our already strong investment team and play an integral role in helping us create value for the GenNx360 portfolio. She will be heavily involved in evaluating and executing new investments as well adding value to exiting holdings, including add-on acquisitions.”

Daphne commented, “I have known the firm for quite a while, and strongly believe in the unique blend of GenNx360’s experienced operating partners and investment acumen. I’m excited to join and contribute to its investment platform.”

Daphne earned a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

About GenNx360 Capital Partners
GenNx360 Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring middle market industrial and business services companies. We invest in companies with proven and sustainable business models in expanding industries with the objective of implementing the required operating changes to deliver cost efficiencies, accelerate growth, generate strong financial returns, and preserve capital regardless of market cycles. Target industries include industrial machinery and components, logistics and supply chain solutions, industrial and environmental services, food and agricultural, infrastructure equipment and services, specialty chemicals, packaging, and aerospace and defense. GenNx360 was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York City. For more information about GenNx360, please visit: