Churchill Equity has sold Churchill Aerospace to Corridor Capital

Lincoln International LLC (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, has announced that Churchill Aerospace (“Churchill Aerospace” or the “Company”) has been sold to Corridor Capital. Churchill Aerospace was a portfolio company of Churchill Equity, Inc. (“Churchill Equity”).

Based in Chino, CA with an additional manufacturing facility in Gardena, CA, Churchill Aerospace is a leading provider of precision machined tools and components primarily in support of new aircraft production and aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul. The Company offers power & hand tools, drills & drill bits, cutting tools, fasteners & clamps, aircraft pulleys, terminal blocks and custom molded composite parts manufactured to tight tolerances and exacting customer specifications under its HP Manufacturing, Wetmore Cutting Tools, HS Tooling, U.S. Tool and Arvan brand names. The Company has developed longstanding relationships with hundreds of customers, including leading commercial and business jet OEMs and their distributors / integrators. Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Churchill Equity and Churchill Aerospace, working closely with the Company’s management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. This included providing merger and acquisition advisory expertise, as well as managing the preparatory, buyer coordination and contact, due diligence and final negotiation phases of the transaction.

Gary Gottschalk, a Partner at Churchill Equity, commented, “Lincoln International delivered on its promise to provide local execution, ran an efficient sale process and provided expert guidance from start to finish. Lincoln’s strong industry expertise and knowledge of the buyer universe produced an attractive outcome for Churchill Equity and Churchill Aerospace’s management team.” Keith Rowland, Chief Executive Officer of Churchill Aerospace, added, “Lincoln worked closely with the management team throughout the process and demonstrated a strong understanding of the business, growth opportunities and the end markets in which we operate. We look forward to partnering with Corridor Capital and continuing to grow the business.”

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Churchill Equity, Inc. is an independent provider of equity investment capital for middle market companies. Since its founding in 1989, Churchill Equity has focused on the middle market, investing over $558 million of equity capital in a diverse portfolio of over 30 different companies operating in over 20 industries. Churchill Equity is a value-added partner offering innovative financing solutions for a wide variety of middle market business owners who want to team up with a proven private equity group with experience, expertise and focus. For more information please visit:

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