M&A Deal Summary

AE Industrial Partners Acquires G.S. Precision

On March 3, 2020, private equity firm AE Industrial Partners acquired aerospace company G.S. Precision

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is AE Industrial Partners’ 9th transaction in the Aerospace sector.
  • This is AE Industrial Partners’ 21st transaction in the United States.
  • This is AE Industrial Partners’ 1st transaction in Vermont.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-03-03
Target G.S. Precision
Sector Aerospace
Buyer(s) AE Industrial Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Advisor(s) Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (Legal)


G.S. Precision

Brattleboro, Vermont, United States
G.S. Precision is a manufacturer of complex, high precision components and specialty hardware used in a variety of mission-critical aerospace and defense applications. The Company utilizes state of the art, proprietary manufacturing processes, and technologies to deliver components with a high degree of complexity and the extremely tight tolerances required for aerospace engines and defense systems. The Company manufactures a diverse set of components, used in both new production and the aftermarket, in materials ranging from high-temperature nickel alloys and titanium to stainless steel and aluminum. G.S. Precision's five strategic locations across the United States and Mexico combined with its unmatched machining capabilities and special processes allow the Company to deliver industry-leading quality and performance for its customers.

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Buyer(S) 1


AE Industrial Partners LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in aerospace and industrial companies. The Firm specifically looks for established, profitable companies in the aircraft propulsion (turbojet, turbofan and turboprop aircraft engines) and power generation (industrial turbines) industries, as well as the manufacture of OEM and replacement parts, and aftermarket maintenance, repair and overhaul. AE Industrial Partners was formed in 1998 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.

Overall 21 of 33
Sector (Aerospace) 9 of 12
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 11 of 19
State (Vermont) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 21 of 32
Year (2020) 3 of 7
2020-03-01 Redwire Space

Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Redwire Space is a provider of space solutions and high-reliability components for the next generation space economy, with valuable IP for solar power generation and in-space 3D printing and manufacturing. Redwire Space was founded in 2020 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

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2020-06-22 NuWave Solutions

McLean, Virginia, United States

NuWave Solutions is a provider of data management, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cloud solutions that delivers anticipatory intelligence and advanced decision support solutions and technologies to the federal government. NuWave provides innovative, customized solutions through the development, selection, and integration of leading technologies. The Company has unmatched expertise in advanced technologies across the analytics and data management lifecycle and applies its expertise and teamwork to give customers the ability to solve complex problems, communicate, and manage information. NuWave Solutions was formed in 1999 and is based in McLean, Virginia.

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