Prince Industries, a precision machining and sheet metal fabrication company and HC Private Investments portfolio company, has purchased Bradford Machine in a transaction that aims to increase its medical device, aerospace and defense capabilities. 

Based in Brattleboro, Vt., Bradford operates a fully automated, tight-tolerance precision machining facility.

“The acquisition of Bradford Machine significantly enhances our medical device capabilities,” says Mark Miller, CEO of Prince. “With Bradford’s invaluable long-term customer relationships and advanced machining capabilities, we are excited to partner with their talented management team and offer their customers increased manufacturing competencies and a national manufacturing footprint.”

Winston & Strawn LLP served as legal counsel to Prince Industries and HCPI. Mirus Capital Advisors served as financial advisor to Bradford. Wintrust Financial Corporation, Signature Bank and Midwest Mezzanine Funds provided debt financing for the transaction.