Whitcraft Group Buys Dell Manufacturing

Linsalata Capital Partners portfolio company Whitcraft Group has completed its acquisition of Dell Manufacturing Co. Whitcraft is a manufacturer of machined and fabricated parts for commercial and military aircraft engines. Terms of the deal were not released.

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Linsalata Capital Partners portfolio company Whitcraft Group completed the add-on acquisition of Dell Manufacturing Co., Inc. Whitcraft serves the aerospace and defense industry as a value-added manufacturer of machined and fabricated parts for commercial and military aircraft engines.

“Acquiring Dell is a logical extension to build upon the Whitcraft platform and increase manufacturing content on existing and next generation jet engine platforms,” commented Steve Perry, Co-President and Senior Managing Director at Linsalata Capital Partners.

The transaction is particularly noteworthy for Linsalata Capital Partners, marking its 100th acquisition. The firm’s history dates back to 1984, led by Chairman and Founder, Frank N. Linsalata, and for more than 27 years Linsalata Capital Partners has helped accelerate the growth of middle market companies and been recognized as one of the top performers in its investment class. As growth investors, the firm has executed its “buy and build” strategy effectively as the 100 acquisitions are composed of 43 platform acquisitions and 57 add-ons.

Currently investing out of its seventh fund, Linsalata Capital Partners has raised over $1.4 billion of equity capital and continues to seek partnerships with founders, families and management teams to grow businesses and create value.