Liberty Hall Capital Partners has agreed to sell AIM Aerospace to Sekisui Chemical Group

Headquartered in Renton, Washington, AIM Aerospace is a leading designer and producer of advanced composite structures, systems, engine components and thermoplastic technology for the global aerospace industry. Founded in 1988 as part of the UK-based AIM Group PLC, AIM Aerospace now has more than 1,000 employees operating from its manufacturing centers of excellence and research and technology center located in the United States. AIM Aerospace’s blue-chip customers include The Boeing Company, GE Aviation, Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Spirit AeroSystems. AIM Aerospace’s multiple and highly complementary capabilities allow the delivery of products to its customers with optimal quality, delivery and costs.

Daniele Cagnatel, Chief Executive Officer at AIM Aerospace, added, “Lincoln did an excellent job articulating AIM Aerospace’s transformation into a fully-integrated platform and showcasing our unique growth trajectory centered around advanced thermoplastic technology and intelligent automation. Lincoln’s process connected us with the ideal partner, Sekisui, to help us better serve our current and emerging customer needs and execute our strategic plan.”

Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor for AIM Aerospace, working closely with AIM Aerospace’s management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. Lincoln provided advisory and industry expertise while managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.

  • 2019
    Close Year
  • Aerospace & Defense
    Industry
  • Private Equity
    Client Type
  • Strategic | Cross-border
    Transaction Type
  • Japan | USA
    Countries
Lincoln’s aerospace and defense expertise, particularly within composites, resulted in a tailored, high-touch process that was critical to delivering an exceptional outcome for AIM Aerospace, its employees and shareholders.
Taylor Catarozoli
Partner at Liberty Hall

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