Arlington Capital Partners acquires MB Aerospace

WASHINGTON, 9 April 2013. Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington-based private equity firm, has acquired MB Aerospace Holdings Limited, a global provider of highly engineered components for the commercial and military aero-engine and industrial gas turbine markets in Motherwell, U.K.

MB Aerospace manufactures complex rings, casings, and other engine components for a large portfolio of aero engine and industrial gas turbine platforms, as well as provides supply chain integration services. The company’s customer base includes large OEMs such as Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, General Electric, Boeing, United Technologies, GKN, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and Volvo Aerospace.

“This acquisition creates a global platform with a unique focus on providing manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain management services for mature and legacy aero-engine platforms, and we believe the company’s strong growth prospects will be further enhanced with significant acquisitions,” says Peter Manos, a managing partner at Arlington.

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