Industries > Industrial Products
This sector is marked by a lack of organic growth opportunities in most segments. Management teams increasingly rely on acquisitions, extensions of services to adjacent markets, and tech-enabled opportunities to fuel their growth.
High hurdles of reinvestment in plant and equipment have been aided by cheap capital. For the most part, major participants are financially sound and increasingly look for ways to maximize their distribution capabilities, optimize a manufacturing process or capacity, or broaden industry reach, markets or geographic footprint.
Corporate Fuel has experience across a broad spectrum of these companies, including:
- Aerospace components
- Engineered products and components
- Transportation equipment and components
- Motion and process control
- Energy equipment and products
- Food service equipment
- Cooling and heating equipment
- Machinery/machine tools
- Mining and agricultural equipment
- Industrial tools and equipment
Recent Industrial Products Transactions
The Eastern Company
Acted as the exclusive financial advisor to this 159-year-old manufacturer of custom-engineered components and products, including industrial hardware, security products and metal castings in sourcing, evaluation, negotiation and acquisition of Velvac, a leading supplier of vision systems and components to heavy & medium duty truck, recreational and specialty vehicle OEMs.
Buy-side advisor / Strategic advisor
Acted as the exclusive financial advisor to this preeminent manufacturer of modular chillers and other heat exchange systems in sourcing, evaluation, negotiation, and acquisition of Desert Aire, a manufacturer of refrigeration-based dehumidification and indoor air quality solutions
Steel Partners Holdings L.P.
Acted as exclusive financial advisor to the Audit Committee of the board in evaluating the merits of its acquisition of the remaining shares of Steel Excel (OTCPK: SXCL)