LOS ANGELES, CA (April 17, 2017)St. Cloud Capital is pleased to announce an investment in Irvine, CA-based gen-E Holdings, LLC. It is an investment out of St. Cloud’s third fund, which has committed capital of $250 million.

gen-E is a software company providing service assurance and advanced analytics software, along with professional services, to the telecommunications industry.  The Company offers solutions for communication service providers and companies with large, complex networks. Their software provides a real‐time dashboard view into overall network health and performance allowing IT professionals to monitor their network, identify problems, and begin to address them efficiently. The Company’s primary customers are telecommunications companies for which network management software is an essential part of their core offering.

“St. Cloud offered three compelling strengths as a financing partner. First, they executed on the transaction exactly as they indicated they would at the outset; they did what they said they would do. Second, they worked quickly and efficiently to meet a demanding timetable. And third, they structured their financing creatively to meet the specific needs and opportunities of gen-E instead of the more formulaic approaches we often see” said gen-E CEO Marc Hayden.

St. Cloud Capital Principal Jeremy May commented, “gen-E has established itself as a leader within its growing technology niche and we are excited to support the Company in its next phase of growth.”

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About St. Cloud Capital

St. Cloud Capital is a Los Angeles, CA-based private investment firm that provides growth capital to the lower middle market (companies with annual revenues generally between $10 million and $150 million) throughout the United States. St. Cloud typically invests $5 million – $20 million in companies across a wide range of industries in every layer of the capital structure, including senior secured debt, subordinated debt, and preferred and common equity. St. Cloud’s investment discipline includes non-control and control investments, and involves partnering with strong management teams or experienced industry entrepreneurs. For more information about St. Cloud Capital, please visit