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 aerospace, defense and government markets. 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, government services, aerospace composites, aircraft components and systems, MRO and machining. Notable transactions he has participated in include the sale of Lightning Diversion Systems to Ducommun Corporation (NYSE: DCO); the acquisition of Thomson Aerospace & Defense, a subsidiary of Meggitt PLC (LSE: MGGT), by UmbraGroup S.p.A; the sale of Matrix Composites to ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT); and the sale of Cascade Engineering Technologies to Goff Capital.
Prior to joining Janes Capital Partners, Jason worked for Lincoln International at 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.