M&A Deal Summary

Woodlawn Partners Acquires Pacific Aviation

On January 1, 2016, private equity firm Woodlawn Partners acquired airliner Pacific Aviation

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Woodlawn Partners’ 1st transaction in the Airlines sector.
  • This is Woodlawn Partners’ 7th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Woodlawn Partners’ 1st transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-01-01
Target Pacific Aviation
Sector Airlines
Buyer(s) Woodlawn Partners
Deal Type Recapitalization
Advisor(s) XLCS Partners, Inc. (Financial)
Foley & Lardner LLP (Legal)

Target

Pacific Aviation

El Segundo, California, United States
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Pacific Aviation provides passenger and flight operation services to commercial airlines. PAC also provides flight operations support, including weight and balance, flight dispatching and flight planning. Pacific Aviation was founded in 1995 and is based in El Segundo, California.

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DESCRIPTION

Woodlawn Partners, Inc. is a private investment firm focused on acquiring businesses in traditional industries. The Firm targets companies with at least $5 million in revenues and $1 million of EBITDA. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, facility services, information technology, financial services, food/beverages, transportation, and distribution. Woodlawn Partners is based in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 15
Sector (Airlines) 1 of 1
Type (Recapitalization) 1 of 1
State (California) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 7 of 15
Year (2016) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-11-17 Dynamatic

Sturtevant, Wisconsin, United States

Dynamatic is a manufacturer of Eddy Current variable speed drives, brakes, and controls with applications in diverse end-markets that include water and wastewater, chemical and material processing, and other industrial markets. Dynamatic was founded in 1931 and is based in Sturtevant, Wisconsin.

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