Angeleno Group invests in Kinematics Manufacturing

Kinematics Manufacturing has received an undisclosed investment from Angeleno Group. Lincoln International advised Kinematics Manufacturing on this transaction. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Kinematics Manufacturing supplies precision motor control solutions for a variety of industrial sectors.


CHICAGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Kinematics Manufacturing, Inc. (“KMI” or the “Company”) has added Angeleno Group (“AG”), a leading energy and natural resources dedicated private investment firm based in Los Angeles, CA, as an equity partner in its business. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, and with manufacturing operations in Jiangyin, China, KMI is a globally leading supplier of highly-engineered, precision motion control solutions, servicing the solar, oil & gas, mining, construction and other industrial markets. The Company’s products provide motion control and positioning of payloads, such as solar panels or truck-mounted personnel carriers. The transaction combines the engineering and operational strengths of KMI with the capital support and expansion capabilities of Angeleno Group to propel the Company into the next phase of its growth and development.
Founded in 2001, Angeleno Group is a pioneer in providing growth capital for next generation energy and natural resources companies. AG invests opportunistically in a range of deal types, with a strategy that is sector-focused, stage-agnostic and research-driven. Since its founding, AG has become one of the largest dedicated energy growth equity investment firms, making investments on a global basis with investment professionals operating in the U.S., Asia and Australia.
Lincoln acted as exclusive financial advisor to KMI in this transaction, working closely with its management team throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.
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