Investment Summary

Exits E-One

On August 25, 2010, invested in safety/security company E-One from American Industrial Partners

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Safety/Security sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Florida.

Investment Summary

Date 2010-08-25
Target E-One
Sector Safety/Security
Sellers(s) American Industrial Partners
Deal Type Merger

Target

E-One

Ocala, Florida, United States
website
E-ONE, Inc. ('E-ONE') is one of the world's leading suppliers of fire rescue vehicles including aerials, pumpers, rescues, mobile command centers, and aircraft rescue fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles. E-ONE has one of the largest installed bases in the industry and sells one of the broadest product lines covering nearly every type of fire rescue apparatus. Throughout its history, E-ONE has been synonymous with quality and innovation and its products are distributed by one of the industry?s leading dealer networks. E-ONE is headquartered in Ocala, FL and sells its products worldwide.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

American Industrial Partners

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 8.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

American Industrial Partners (AIP) is a private equity firm focused on investments in North American manufacturing or industrial service companies. For platform acquisitions, AIP seeks businesses with at least $300 million of revenue and the Firm will consider transactions valued up to $1.5 billion. Operating characteristics of prospective businesses include global marketing and sourcing opportunities, historical record of (or potential for) strong free cash flow, opportunity to drive value through operating enhancements, and potential for sustainable competitive advantage. AIP will consider a variety of transaction types including leveraged buyouts, structured equity investments, bridge financings, senior debt, carve-outs, take privates, turnarounds, and rescue financings. American Industrial Partners was formed in 1989 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 23
Sector (Safety/Security) 1 of 1
Type (Merger) 4 of 4
State (Florida) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 10 of 21
Year (2010) 4 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-08-25 Fleetwood RV Inc

Decatur, Indiana, United States

Fleetwood RV, Inc. (?Fleetwood RV? or the ?Company?) is a leading manufacturer of Class A and Class C recreational vehicles. The Company has one of the best and longest standing distribution networks in the industry and boasts some of the industry?s most recognized and iconic brand names such as American Coach and Bounder. Fleetwood RV is headquartered in Decatur, Indiana, which is also its principal manufacturing location. The Company also owns Goldshield Fiberglass Inc., an industry leader in custom molded composite products across a variety of industries including heavy truck and RV.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-06-20 Northwest Hardwoods

Tacoma, Washington, United States

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of North American hardwood lumber. The company serves the repair and remodel, residential construction, industrial, and export markets. The company converts hardwood logs into a rough cut and kiln-dried lumber, and then planes and sorts the lumber boards into an array of grades for appearance wood applications.

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