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.
Oaklins' aerospace & defense specialist team in California acted as exclusive financial advisor to the seller in this transaction.
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