Calder is working with a veteran-owned strategic buyer actively seeking manufacturers serving the aerospace and defense sectors. Specifically of interest are companies specializing in precision machining, metal fabrication and/or component and assembly operations.
Our client possesses a strong preference for businesses with ISO 9001:2015, AS9100D, and ITAR certifications.
Ideally, the target company is generating revenue between $5M to $30M and is located in Kentucky, Indiana, or Ohio. Companies in close proximity to St. Louis or Chicago are also of interest.
Target: Precision machining, metal fabrication, component and assembly companies serving the defense and aerospace industries.
Geography: Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, or in the near vicinity of St. Louis or Chicago.
Management: Our client is looking to retain key employees and operational management while allowing a smooth transition and quick exit for the owner.
About Our Client:
Founded nearly 35 years ago, our client is a well-established, family-owned aerospace and defense precision machining manufacturer. Our client is led by a former U.S. Army officer who is on a mission to invest and grow companies that support national security and strengthen critical supply chains. With over 25 years of experience in the defense industry, routinely in CEO and Board level roles both international and domestic, our buyer is well equipped to continued growth for the acquired business.
With considerable flexibility, our client serves a diverse customer base ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, offering tailored solutions for all precision machining needs. Holding ISO, AS and ITAR certifications, our buyer ensures traceability and quality throughout every phase of each project they complete.
In pursuit of expansion, our client aims to augment its Midwestern footprint through strategic acquisitions. The integration of our buyer’s experienced project managers and skilled machinists with the acquired company’s knowledgeable team promises to unlock synergies and mutual benefits enhancing the service and quality for both entities’ customers.
Given our client’s deep appreciation for locally rooted, family-owned businesses, our client is dedicated to preserving the acquired company’s culture and legacy for the long-term.
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