Defense & Aerospace

The transactions listed below include certain transactions executed by the partners of Fidus prior to forming the firm.

Company Business Description Ownership/Client Transaction Purchaser
Aircraft Products Company

Manufacturer of galley structures and food service equipment for the worldwide commercial aircraft industry

The Pullman Company / Forstmann Little Divestiture BE Avionics, Inc.
Burke Industries, Inc.

Manufacturer of engineered elastomeric aerospace components, commercial rubber flooring products, and automotive/industrial hose products

CHF Capital Partners Sellside J.F. Lehman & Co.
CII Technologies Inc.

Manufacturer of high-performance electromechanical components, such as relays and solenoids

Stonebridge Partners Sellside Code Hennessy & Simmons
Dataline LLC, Information Technology Group

Provider of information technology solutions to the Department of Defense, military and federal customers

Private Sellside Fulcrum IT
Dynapower / Stratopower

Manufacturer of hydraulic pumps, motors, and systems for aerospace and industrial applications

General Signal Corp. Divestiture Trinova Corp. / Vickers, Inc.
Inframetrics, Inc.

Manufacturer of thermal-imaging cameras used in aerospace and defense and law enforcement

Advent International Sellside FLIR Systems, Inc.
Lear Siegler - Jennings Corp.

Manufacturer of vacuum capacitors and contactors

Lear Siegler / Forstmann Little Divestiture Joslyn Corp.
Metro Machine

Provider of ship maintenance and repair services to naval and commercial customers

Private Sellside General Dynamics
PTC Aerospace, Inc.

Manufacturer of commercial aircraft seating products

The Pullman Company / Forstmann Little Divestiture BE Avionics, Inc.
SI International, Inc.

Provider of information technology, outsourcing, and network services and solutions primarily to the federal government

SI International, Inc. Sellside Serco Group, plc
The Protective Group, Inc. (A)

Manufacturer of modular armor solutions for military vehicles and helicopters, body armor for military personnel, and protective apparel for emergency first responders

The Exxel Group Buyside