Radwell Recapitalizes with CVC


Radwell, a portfolio company of Greenbriar, recapitalization by CVC


Radwell International, LLC (“Radwell” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Greenbriar Equity Group, L.P. (“Greenbriar”), was recently recapitalized by CVC. Both Greenbriar and founder & CEO Brian Radwell will remain significant shareholders going forward. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as the lead financial advisor to Radwell International, LLC on this transaction


Founded in 1979, Radwell is a leading specialty distributor of new, surplus and reconditioned industrial automation components for the repair and maintenance of production and processing equipment on plant floors. The Company focuses on the aftermarket for mission-critical components and is dedicated to keeping customers’ facilities operating with over 26 million unique MRO parts that maximize uptime. Radwell also provides full component-level repair capabilities, enabling complete maintenance coverage across the full industrial automation equipment lifecycle. The Company is headquartered in Willingboro, New Jersey, and has nine locations globally across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany.

Founded in 1999, Greenbriar is a middle market private equity firm, with more than $6 billion of aggregate capital commitments across its five funds, focused on investments in market-leading services and manufacturing businesses. Greenbriar looks to identify companies with proven management teams capitalizing on strong long-term growth prospects that can benefit from Greenbriar’s deep sectoral expertise and strategic insight alongside their proven operating capabilities and network of senior executive relationships.

CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with a network of 25 offices throughout Europe, Asia and the United States, with approximately $122 billion of assets under management. Since its founding in 1981, CVC has secured commitments in excess of $165 billion from some of the world's leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. Funds managed or advised by CVC are invested in over 100 companies worldwide, which have combined annual sales of approximately $120 billion and employ more than 500,000 people.

Radwell, a portfolio company of Greenbriar, recapitalization by CVC

April 2022
Radwell International, LLC
M&A - Sellside
Electronic Components
Test, Measurement & Automation
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography