AC&A LLC / AE Industrial Partners LLC
The private shareholders AC&A, LLC, a manufacturer of composite and metallic parts and tooling, have sold the company to AE Industrial Partners, a private equity investor in aerospace, power generation and specialty industrial companies. Terms of the transaction have not not disclosed.
Founded in 2004, AC&A has established itself as a leading provider of composite and metallic parts and tooling in the space, aerospace, UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles), defense, industrial, and specialty automobile markets. With a reputation for producing solutions for difficult-to-solve problems with a diversity of manufacturing capabilities, AC&A continues to attract blue-chip customers across its markets.
AE Industrial Partners, LLC is a leading private equity firm in the aerospace, power generation and specialty industrial sectors, focusing on highly technical manufacturing, distribution and supply chain management, MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) and industrial service-based businesses.
Janes Capital Partners, M&A International Inc.’s aerospace & defense specialist team in California, USA, acted as exclusive financial advisor to the seller in this transaction.
Cavendish played an invaluable role throughout a complex transaction and in particular getting the transaction across the finishing line.
This deal provides an excellent platform for the Levolux business to continue its overseas expansion. As well as the compelling strategic fit, Alumasc provides an excellent home for the Levolux brand and team. We are delighted with the outcome and the support extended to us by Cavendish.
This has been a highly complex transaction involving 10 jurisdictions. Cavendish has held our hands throughout the process, providing a dedicated team who have done a superb job; this has greatly reduced interruptions to our businesses whilst adhering to the original timetable. Cavendish has achieved a very successful sale at a fair price to a buyer who will enjoy significant strategic value from the purchase.
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