FDH Aero, a provider of supply chain services for the aerospace and defense industry and backed by Audax Private Equity, has acquired BJG Electronics Group, an interconnect and electromechanical products company serving the defense, commercial aerospace and space end-markets.

Based in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. and founded in 1979, BJG serves both OEMs and aftermarket services providers in the aerospace and defense industry. The acquisition of BJG expands FDH Aero’s role in the aviation and defense supply chains and will provide both FDH Aero and BJG customers with access to a larger range of products and services.

“The combination of FDH Aero and BJG enhances our capabilities in aerospace and defense electronics and advances our vision of being the most trusted supply chain partner to our customers and our suppliers,” states Scott Tucker, chief executive officer at FDH Aero. “With BJG, FDH Aero can provide an expanded product offering that improves supply chain efficiencies in a market that understands the strategic importance of supply availability and on-time performance.”

Kirkland & EllisHolland & Knight, and Crowell & Moring served as the legal advisors to FDH on the transaction. Houlihan Lokey served as financial advisor to BJG.