Private Equity Firms Double Down on Technology Deals
Tech-focused firms, like Thoma Bravo, HGGC and ParkerGale, are raising funds, and generalists like the Riverside Co. are boosting investment in the sector


Renesas, Samsung, Verizon chase auto tech makers
Intersil, Fleetmatics and Harman are some recent targets in the sector


Huron Closes New Fund in 3 Months, Riding PE Fundraising Wave
The Detroit PE firm focuses on lower middle-market companies, like colorful sock maker Sabg

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Belgium's Sonaca buys aerospace parts designer LMI for U.S. expansion

AEI, Aircraft Technical, Golden Gate, Liberty Hall and Platte River recently acquired aerospace industry suppliers

Veritas Capital Buys Harris Corp.'s Government IT Business, Amid Soaring Tech M&A

Harris has been divesting business units, including the recent sale of the CapRock Communications division to SpeedCast for $425 million in cash

Textron Buys Snowmobile Maker Arctic Cat, as Cessna Jet Sales Slow

Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Falconhead, Johnson Outdoors, Norwest and Peak Rock all made outdoor-related deals

AEI-Backed Belcan Adds Kemtah Group to Grow Aerospace IT Division

AEI purchased AC&A, Belcan and Moeller from its debut aerospace fund

7 Sectors to Watch in 2017

Aircraft parts, packaging for consumer goods, construction materials and cybersecurity are some of the industries expected to see strong M&A activity

ParkerGale’s Aircraft Technical Publishers Buys CaseBank for Aviation Diagnostic Software

The deal follows recent purchases of aerospace suppliers by Golden Gate, Liberty Hall, Platte River, and AEI

ViaSat Purchases In-Flight Entertainment Provider Arconics, Expands in Ireland

Hearst and ParkerGale also purchased aircraft tech companies

Hearst Buys Aviation Software Maker Camp Systems from GTCR, as Aircraft Tech Signals Interest

AEI, Apollo Aviation and ParkerGale are among the PE firms investing in aircraft tech and aerospace companies

Rockwell Collins Bets on Smart Jets with B/E Aerospace Deal

Recent aerospace acquisitions have come from Golden Gate, Liberty Hall and Platte River

Golden Gate Capital Acquires Aircraft Equipment Maker Tronair

The deal follows recent purchases of aerospace suppliers by Liberty Hall, Platte River, and AEI

Watermill Acquires Experi-Metal, Parts Maker for Auto Manufacturers

Deal follows recent purchases of automaker suppliers by Grakon, Altus Capital and LKQ

Liberty Hall Remains Acquisitive, Backs Aerospace Parts Supplier ZTM

The PE firm recently invested in AIM Aerospace, Bromford Industries and J&M Machine

Platte River Backs CTS Engines, Grows Aerospace Portfolio

The purchase follows Platte River’s recent acquisitions of Huskie Tools and Jameson

Riverside-Backed H-D Advanced Manufacturing Adds Numeric Machine

Numeric makes components for drilling motors used in oil & gas mining

AEI Stays Active Following Recent Close of Debut Fund

The purchase of Moeller comes after AEI made deals for AC&A, Belcan and Kellstrom

Liberty Hall Backs J&M Machines, as Aerospace Deals Soar

The PE firm recently invested in Bromford Industries and AIM Aerospace

TransDigm Adds Behrman-Backed Aircraft Components Maker DDC

Other aerospace purchases have come from AE Industrial Partners, Liberty Hall and MTS Systems

AE Industrial Partners Acquires Aerospace Parts Manufacturer AC&A

Deal follows the PE firm’s purchases of Belcan and Kellstrom

Milbank Expanded M&A Practice to Deliver Law Firm of the Year

The firm, whose M&A practice is led by Alexander Kaye, advised on innovative deals, including the first aircraft-backed securitization deal in Asia

AEI Raises Debut Fund to Focus on Aerospace Deals

The PE firm has invested in Belcan, Kellstrom Materials and Tandel Systems

The Weekly Wrap: Alaska Air, Brocade, Hennessy Capital

Alaska Air buys Virgin Airlines; Brocade Communications acquires Ruckus Wireless; Hennessy Capital purchases United Subcontractors

Alaska Air Expands Fleet with the Acquisition of Richard Branson’s Virgin America

The deal would put Alaska Air in a better position to compete against Delta, American Airlines and Southwest

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