Genesis Capital Advises V-MODA, L.C. on its Acquisition by Roland Corp.

Genesis Capital Advises V-MODA, L.C. on its Acquisition by Roland Corp.

Genesis Capital is pleased to announce that V-MODA, L.C. (“V-MODA”) has formed a partnership and completed the sale of a 70% interest in V-MODA to Roland Corp. (“Roland”).

V-MODA is a family-owned, leading headphone and music accessory brand, known worldwide for its superior performance and durability, while Roland, based in Hamamatsu, Japan, is a global leader in manufacturing musical instruments, electronic equipment and related software.

Roland partnered in the transaction with existing shareholders and the senior management team, including CEO and Founder Val Kolton, who will retain 30% ownership and continue to lead V-MODA.

Val Kolton, CEO of V-MODA remarked, “Genesis Capital was invaluable in helping us negotiate this partnership and stayed intimately involved throughout the entire transaction to ensure a positive outcome for our company. We could not have achieved such a great result without the excellent guidance and assistance we received from Genesis Capital.”

Genesis Capital, LLC acted as the investment banking advisor to V-MODA, while Much Shelist P.C. served as legal counsel.

About V-MODA, L.C. 
With offices in Los Angeles, Milan, Tokyo and Hong Kong, V-MODA designs headphones and audio products for the modern DJ. V-MODA is a cutting edge audio brand that designs the most durable headphones in the market. V-MODA also offers consumers the ability to 3D print any design directly onto their headphones.

About Roland Corporation
Headquartered in Hamamatsu City in Shizuoka Prefecture of Japan, Roland manufactures, markets, imports, and exports electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment, and software. Roland products include digital pianos, synthesizers, arrangers, guitars, amplifiers, drums, accordions, recorders, stage pianos, vocal products, and dance/DJ products.

Company Type: Family-Owned Businesses

Transasction Type: Sellside M&A

Industry: Consumer, Leisure / Entertainment