Cam Tran has been sold to Central Moloney Incorporated, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners

Cam Tran

Headquartered in Colborne, Ontario, Cam Tran has been serving Canadian electrical utility providers for over 40 years. The company is the largest Canadian manufacturer of polemounted and padmounted distribution, oil-filled transformers for a wide array of commercial, residential and industrial applications. Cam Tran is the largest North American producer of amorphous metal transformers (AMTs) and has recently expanded sales to leading U.S. electrical utility providers. The company operates five state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities across Canada and employs more than 400 team members. For more information, please visit

The Deal

Central Moloney Incorporated (CMI) is a leading manufacturer of critical infrastructure products for the U.S. electrical grid. CMI targeted Cam Tran to add highly complementary products in the distribution transformer segment, expand its customer relationships into the Canadian market and further develop its AMT capabilities. The combined company forms one of the largest producers of distribution transformers in North America with considerable capacity and diverse engineering capabilities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Our Perspective

Sean Bennis, Lincoln International Managing Director who led the transaction, commented, “Cam Tran stands out as the undisputed market leader in the Canadian transformer industry, but this is just the beginning. The partnership between Cam Tran and CMI promises a remarkable future, and we are all excited to watch them grow.”

Central Moloney Incorporated

CMI is a leading manufacturer of distribution transformers and transformer components to the U.S. utilities market. CMI has five facilities in Arkansas and a sixth in Panama City Beach, Florida. Since becoming CMI in 1994, CMI has primarily grown organically and has more than 500 employees. For more information, please visit

Wind Point Partners

Wind Point Partners is a Chicago-based private equity (PE) investment firm with approximately $6 billion in assets under management. The firm focuses on partnering with top-caliber management teams to acquire well-positioned middle market businesses where it can establish a clear path to value creation. Founded in 1984, Wind Point is one of the oldest PE firms in Chicago and an early adopter in developing a partnership model to align with top operating talent in private equity investments. Today, the firm’s executive advisor partner network is comprised of more than 40 high-caliber executives who are closely aligned with Wind Point and contribute across all aspects of the firm’s investment process. Wind Point targets investments in the business services, consumer products and industrial products industries. Since inception, Wind Point has deployed 10 PE buyout funds in partnership with leading institutional investors around the world, including public pensions, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, fund of funds and family offices. For more information, please visit

Connect with a Senior Team Member
The Lincoln team's guidance, industry expertise and senior-level involvement throughout the process ensured we found the best home for our family legacy. Cam Tran has been a part of our family for over 40 years, and it was clear through each step of the process that Lincoln understood the importance of this. We are impressed by Lincoln's commitment to excellence in delivering an exceptional outcome in which our legacy will live on.
Kyle Campbell
President of Cam Tran

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