Fulham & Co. has sold Trombetta to Standard Motor Products, Inc.

Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Trombetta is a trusted provider of function-critical electromechanical and electronic products for a broad group of blue-chip, non-automotive original equipment customers across heavy truck, recreational vehicles, construction, agricultural, lawn and garden, mobile hydraulics and power sports. Trombetta is increasingly active in electric vehicle applications within these markets. As a premier provider of direct current contactors, controller area network devices, voltage regulators and other power switching and power management products for mobile environments, Trombetta engineers high-reliability products that perform under the harshest conditions. The company operates globally, with additional facilities in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, Mexico and China. For more information, please visit www.trombetta.com.

Established in 1919, Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) is a leading automotive parts manufacturer, distributor and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry with an increasing focus on the original equipment and original equipment service markets. The acquisition provides SMP with an increased global manufacturing footprint, additional engineering talent, a well-connected sales organization and a seasoned leadership team optimally positioned for growth.

“We at Fulham & Co. have had a long and fruitful partnership with Lincoln. Their dedicated work on the successful sale of Trombetta is yet another testament to their deep industry expertise, thoughtful process management and senior-level commitment,” said John Fulham, Managing Partner of Fulham & Co.

Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Fulham and Trombetta, working closely with the shareholders and the management team throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, due diligence and negotiation phases of the transaction.

FulhamCo Trombetta StandardMotorProducts 2021
  • 2021
    Close Year
  • Industrials
    Industry
  • Private Equity
    Client Type
  • Strategic | Domestic
    Transaction Type
  • USA
    Country
Lincoln helped Trombetta find the right partner for our next stage of growth and development. SMP's principled mission, operating excellence and potential for achievement really excites our management team.
Paul Lindsay
President of Trombetta

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