Experience & Transactions

The following are representative of prior transactions:

Established in 1953, Associated Aircraft Manufacturing and Sales (AAMSI) has built a solid reputation within the Aerospace and Defense industries with agile aerospace manufacturing, repair and distribution expertise for military avionics and structural components.  The Company’s mission is to become the Provider of Choice to a wide spectrum of Aerospace and Defense customers – both here and abroad – by providing perfect order fulfillment, with competitive pricing, supply chain transparency and responsive, on-time delivery.


Established in 1973, Elwood designs, manufactures and distributes a diverse line of industrial automation and fluid power equipment. The company's high performance motors group designs, manufactures and distributes servo and standard steppers motors for extreme and/or specialty environments. Elwood supplies OEM accounts with specialty motors as well as end users with replacement motors that have been produced over the years and are integral to a customer's production process. The fluid power group designs and manufactures high pressure, low viscosity hydraulic valves and systems for water, soluble oil and other low viscosity applications. Elwood focuses on global sourcing of precision-machined components for its hydraulic valves.


Managed Packaging Systems is a value-added distributor of flexible packaging equipment and materials.  The Company utilizes its extensive flexible packaging industry experience and relationships with high end equipment manufacturers to provide unique packaging solutions to customers, targeting programs that drive substantial follow-on material revenue.

RF Controls has developed technology that can read Radio Frequency Identification ("RFID") tags with much greater accuracy and at far greater distances than current technology.  This enhanced ability will allow RFID to become cost effective and commonplace across any industry in which supply chain, inventory and asset management are important.  The Company generates revenue through selling its smart antenna along with the related hardware and software.

Kinsale Capital Partners partnered with another private equity firm to acquire Malabar International. Based in Simi Valley, California, Malabar is a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of aircraft jacks, hydraulic, coolant and other fluid dispensers, wheel and brake changers, nitrogen service carts and other specialized equipment for aircraft maintenance and support, known in the industry as Ground Support Equipment (GSE). Recognized for high quality and highly engineered products, Malabar has brand name awareness and a strong market share in aircraft jacks, and is currently rolling out a new line of coolant fluid dispensers in partnership with Boeing for use on the 787 program.


Dental One, Inc. is a leading provider of management services to dental practices in six high-growth metropolitan areas in the U.S. The Company has developed a unique model that bridges between traditional dental practice management companies and highly successful solo practices. Combining the benefits of scale and centralized corporate services with a distinct, local practice identity and orientation, the Company's model has proven to be appealing to both patients and dentists.

NIKSUN delivers next-generation network monitoring solutions to secure critical infrastructure, optimize service delivery, and reduce compliance risks. The company's solutions simultaneously capture, inspect, mine, correlate, and store everything traversing the network at multi-gigabit rates, gaining the deepest insight into security threats, performance issues and compliance risks. Using a single console, NIKSUN provides 100% analysis and visibility across networks


    Our principals have been involved in a large number of transactions across a wide spectrum of industries:

  • Aviation

  • Automotive / Trucking

  • Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Business Services

  • Commercial Printing

  • Consumer Products

  • Distribution

  • Diversified Manufacturing

  • Financial Services

  • Food & Beverage

  • Healthcare

  • Information Technology   

  • Internet

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Retail

  • Specialty Metals and Steel

  • Technology

  • Telecommunications