M&A Deal Summary

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Northstar Aerospace

On September 11, 2012, private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital acquired aerospace company Northstar Aerospace, Inc. from Parkview Capital Partners Inc. for 70M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Wynnchurch Capital’s 2nd transaction in the Aerospace sector.
  • This is Wynnchurch Capital’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Wynnchurch Capital’s 18th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Wynnchurch Capital’s 1st transaction in Illinois.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-09-11
Target Northstar Aerospace, Inc.
Sector Aerospace
Buyer(s) Wynnchurch Capital
Sellers(s) Parkview Capital Partners Inc.
Deal Type Secondary Buyout
Deal Value 70M USD

Target

Northstar Aerospace, Inc.

Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States
website
Northstar Aerospace, Inc. is an independent manufacturer of components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry. Principal products include gears and transmissions, accessory gearbox assemblies, rotorcraft drive systems and other machined and fabricated parts for helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Wynnchurch Capital

Rosemont, Illinois, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1999
PE ASSETS 4.2B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Wynnchurch Capital is a private equity firm focused on middle-market company investments in the US and Canada. Wynnchurch looks to commit up to $330 million of equity per transaction in industries spanning manufacturing, business services, logistics, energy and power services, and value-added distribution. Prospective transaction types include management buyouts, recapitalizations, corporate carve-outs, restructurings, turnarounds and growth capital situations. Wynnchurch Capital was formed in 1999 and is based in Rosemont, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 59
Sector (Aerospace) 2 of 2
Type (Secondary Buyout) 2 of 10
State (Illinois) 1 of 4
Country (United States) 18 of 46
Year (2012) 6 of 7
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-06-29 Groupe Moreau

Indre-et-Loire, France

Groupe Moreau is an own and operates 22 vehicle inspection services (VIS) centers. Groupe Moreau is based in Indre-et-Loire, France.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-10-01 Loadmaster Derrick & Equipment, Inc.

Broussard, Louisiana, United States

Loadmaster Derrick & Equipment (“Loadmaster”) designs, fabricates, installs, inspects, and repairs onshore and offshore derricks, masts, and related equipment for a global base of drilling contractors, shipyards, and engineering firms. Loadmaster has earned a solid reputation for completing complex projects at the highest quality standard on time and on budget due to its highly disciplined culture. The Company and its products are certified via API (4F and 8C), ABS-CDS, Lloyds, ISO 9001, ISO 29001, DNV Drill (N), and the Company holds the second-oldest API certificate among active offshore derrick manufacturers in the world.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Parkview Capital Partners Inc.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Family Office
Founded 1993
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Parkview Capital Partners is a private holding company focused on acquiring smaller Canadian companies with proven business models, stable cash flows, and solid prospects for growth. Sectors of interest include industrial, energy, transportation, education and financial services. The Firm's target investment size is $10 to $30 million. Parkview is based in Toronto.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 2
Sector (Aerospace) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 1 of 1
State (Illinois) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2012) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-08-13 Labelink

Anjou, Quebec, Canada

Labelink is a value-added provider of products and services in the Label and Flexible Package industry. The Company, with operations in Montreal and Toronto, has 20 presses in a combined space of 100,000 square feet. The Company is focused on providing customers with quick turnaround times, superior quality, and diverse and innovative product offerings. Labelink is able to partner with customers in multiple industries including pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food and beverage, health and beauty, and electronics and media. Labelink was founded in 2004 and is based in Anjou, Quebec.

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