Sale to American Securities

Industrial
Sale to American Securities

Summary

Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to MW Industries on this transaction

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MW Industries (“MW” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Genstar Capital (“Genstar”), recently announced its sale to American Securities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MW is one of the largest and most diversified manufacturers of precision springs, fasteners, machined parts and other precision components in North America. MW manufactures products that are mission critical to performance but represent only a small portion of the overall finished product cost. The Company’s more than 100,000 products are sold through multiple channels across the aerospace, medical, electronics, energy, agriculture, construction and other sectors. MW is based in Rosemont, Illinois.

Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Genstar works in partnership with its management teams and its network of strategic advisors to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. Genstar manages funds with total capital commitments of approximately $9 billion and targets investments focused on targeted segments of the industrial technology, healthcare, financial services, and software industries. Genstar is based in San Francisco, California.

American Securities is a leading United States private equity firm that invests in market-leading North American companies with annual revenues generally ranging from $200 million to $2 billion and/or $50 million to $300 million of EBITDA. American Securities and its affiliates have approximately $15 billion under management. American Securities is based in New York, New York with an office in Shanghai, China.
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Industrial
Sale to American Securities
Date
October 2017
Company
MW Industries
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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