The sole shareholder of Autosplice, Inc. has sold the company to J. H. Whitney & Company for an undisclosed consideration.
Autosplice, founded in 1954 by Irwin Zahn and based in San Diego, California, is a provider of interconnect solutions for the automotive, transportation, medical, consumer, telecom and industrial markets. The company operates globally, with locations in the US, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and China.
J.H. Whitney & Company, established in 1946 by the industrialist and philanthropist John Hay "Jock" Whitney, was one of the first private equity firms formed in the United States and is often credited with pioneering the development of the private equity industry. Today, J.H. Whitney invests in middle-market companies in a broad range of sectors including consumer, healthcare, specialty manufacturing and business services.
Oaklins' team in Los Angeles acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the seller in connection with this transaction, running a process targeting both strategic and financial buyers.
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