Sale to Madison Industries

Industrial
Sale to Madison Industries

Summary

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to AB SKF

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AB SKF (“SKF”) (OMX: SKF B) completed the sale of Reelcraft Industries (“Reelcraft” or the “Company”) to Madison Industries for $115 million.

SKF is a leading global manufacturer of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has approximately 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. SKF is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Reelcraft is a leading designer and manufacturer of hose, cord and cable management systems and components. The Company’s extensive portfolio of heavy-duty reels serves a diverse mix of applications in the industrial, mobile equipment OEM, auto aftermarket, military and other end markets. Reelcraft is headquartered in Columbia City, Indiana with manufacturing and assembly operations in the United States, the United Kingdom and China.

Madison Industries, a Chicago-based investment group, acquires and grows branded market leaders. Founded in 1994, Madison Industries invests in companies that offer unique growth characteristics or represent an add-on opportunity to an existing portfolio company.
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Industrial
Sale to Madison Industries
Date
June 2017
Company
Reelcraft Industries
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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