Jason is a Director at Janes Capital Partners, Oaklins' aerospace & defense specialist member firm in Irvine. Jason also leads Oaklins' aircraft systems team. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions for the commercial aerospace, military & defense and space market segments. He has participated in domestic and international transactions, with a primary focus on sell-sides, including divestitures of divisions of large aerospace & defense companies. He has worked on transactions in defense electronics, defense and space composites, regional and business jets, aerospace systems, avionics and machining. Notable transactions he has participated include the sale of Lightning Diversion Systems to Ducommun Corporation (NYSE: DCO), the divestiture of GE Aviation's Santa Ana business to Admiralty Partners and the sale of AIM Aerospace to Liberty Hall Partners.
Prior to joining Janes Capital Partners, Jason worked for Lincoln International in their Los Angeles office. While at Lincoln, he advised middle-market companies and private equity groups in a variety of industries, including aerospace and defense, industrial, consumer, technology and manufacturing. Prior to Lincoln International, Jason served as an analyst for PS Business Parks (NYSE:PSB), contributing to the finance, operations and acquisitions teams. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Brigham Young University.