Lincoln International Represents Certified Power in its sale to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners
Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, has announced that Certified Power, Inc. (“Certified Power” or the “Company”) has been sold to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners. Certified Power was owned by the senior management team and other investors.
Based in Mundelein, Illinois, Certified Power is a leading full-service value-added solutions provider of fluid power systems, torque transfer products, subassemblies, components, electronic control systems and accessories across diverse end markets. Certified Power partners with original equipment manufacturers and dealers through two divisions, Fluid Power Systems (value-added distributor and assembler) and Driveline (powertrain component manufacturer), in the design, engineering, service and repair of customized products that meet strict technical specifications while leveraging a broad range of externally sourced components and internal manufacturing capabilities. Sun Capital Partners is a leading private investment firm with approximately $8 billion of capital under management.
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Certified Power, working closely with Certified Power’s senior management team and other investors throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction. The Certified Power transaction marks the second transaction closed by Lincoln’s Distribution Group in 2012.
About Lincoln International
Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, debt advisory services, private capital raising and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. Lincoln International also provides fairness opinions, valuations and pension advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. With twelve offices (three in the Americas, two in Asia, and seven in Europe) and strategic partnerships with leading institutions in China and Korea, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the key global economies. The firm provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at www.lincolninternational.com
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