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Janes Capital Partners develops data-intensive, industry-specific publications that provide insight into the complex and rapidly evolving issues facing the Aerospace & Defense industry. Our goal is to keep you informed and up-to-date on activity, news, trends, events and conferences.

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Our quarterly publications provide topical coverage of the Aerospace & Defense industry, providing news briefs, developments of key platforms, analytics supporting M&A trends and an in-depth analysis of featured transactions and acquirers in the Aerospace & Defense industry.

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    Argon Corporation has been acquired by Spectra, a new defense technology platform formed by Vance Street Capital

    Irvine, CA (February 23rd, 2021) – Janes Capital Partners advised Argon Corporation (“Argon”) on its sale to Spectra A&D Holdings (“Spectra”), a new holding company formed by Vance Street Capital LLC (“Vance Street”).

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    Janes Capital Partners advises Cascade Engineering Technologies, Inc. on its sale to GC Atlas Holdings, LLC.

    Irvine, CA (September 3rd, 2020) – Janes Capital Partners advised Cascade Engineering Technologies, Inc. on its sale to GC Atlas Holdings, LLC.

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    Janes Capital Partners advises IntelliPower on its sale to AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) for $115 million

    Irvine, CA (February 5th, 2020) – Janes Capital Partners advised IntelliPower, Inc. on its sale to AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) for approximately $115 million.

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    JCP advises Matrix Composites on its sale to ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT) for $29 million

    Irvine, CA (July 8th, 2019) – Janes Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Matrix Composites, Inc., to ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT)

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    Stephen Perry, Managing Director at Janes Capital Partners, Quoted in the Wall Street Journal

    Irvine, CA (April 10th, 2019) – Stephen Perry, Managing Director at Janes Capital Partners, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal regarding potential financial challenges ahead for Boeing regarding the 737 MAX.

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    It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of David A. Janes, Chairman, Janes Capital Partners

    Irvine, CA (April 10th, 2019) – It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of David A. Janes, our Chairman, co-founder, mentor and friend. He will be greatly missed by everyone at Janes Capital Partners.  In particular, we will miss his guidance and counsel, unshakeable confidence in our team, warm praise and sense…

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    Stephen Perry, Managing Director at Janes Capital Partners, Quoted in Bloomberg

    Irvine, CA (April 3rd, 2019) – Stephen Perry, Managing Director at Janes Capital Partners, was quoted in Bloomberg regarding potential financial challenges ahead for Boeing regarding the 737 MAX.

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    Oaklins A&D Montreal Conference

    Montreal, Canada (April 26 – 28, 2018) – Over 100 Oaklins M&A professionals traveled to Montreal to attend the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) event, “How global trade tensions are creating opportunities.” Key manufacturers and investors were invited to share their knowledge of the aerospace industry and discuss challenges, advancements and growth opportunities in the sector.

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    JCP advises Umbra Group on its acquisition of Thomson Aerospace & Defense from Meggitt PLC (LSE: MGGT)

    Irvine, CA (March 27, 2018) – Janes Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of Thomson Aerospace & Defense, a subsidiary of Meggitt PLC (LSE: MGGT) (“Meggitt”), by UmbraGroup S.p.A (“Umbra”).

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    JCP advises Lightning Diversion Systems on its sale to Ducommun (NYSE: DCO) for $60 million

     Irvine, CA (September 11, 2017) – Janes Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of LS Holdings Company, LLC, the holding company of Lightning Diversion Systems (“LDS”), to Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) (“Ducommun”).

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    JCP Quoted in the Wall Street Journal

    Irvine, CA (September 6, 2017) – Stephen Perry, Managing Director at Janes Capital Partners, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal regarding United Technologies’ announcement that it intends to acquire Rockwell Collins for $30 Billion.  Please click on the link to view the article. Boeing Questions Suppliers’ Merger – Wall Street Journal About Janes Capital Partners…

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    JCP 2017 Aerospace & Defense Global Overview

    Irvine, CA (August 7, 2017) – Janes Capital Partners’ 2017 Aerospace & Defense Global Overview profiles A&D trends, key suppliers and M&A transaction activity by country across nine (9) leading A&D markets. This report is a follow-on to our 2016 Aerospace & Defense Global Overview which profiled eleven (11) other important A&D markets. Through our membership in Oaklins,…

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    JCP advises Advatech Pacific’s Electronics & Communications Division on its sale to General Dynamics

    Irvine, CA (May 3, 2017) – Janes Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Advatech Pacific’s Electronics & Communications Division (EC Division) to General Dynamics Mission Systems.  Located in Dayton, Ohio,

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    JCP to attend the International Paris Air Show

    Paris, France (June 19 – 25, 2017) – The International Paris Air Show is organized by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association. The 52nd show will take place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 19 to 25 June 2017, and once again will bring together all the players in…

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    JCP attends Aircraft Interiors Expo

    Hamburg, Germany (April 10-12, 2017) – Staged annually in Hamburg, Aircraft Interiors Expo – the leading global event for the aircraft interiors industry – is a vibrant must attend business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of leading suppliers to Europe and International aircraft interiors professionals and airlines. It provides a unique opportunity for the whole…

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    JCP attends MRO Americas

    Orlando, FL (April 25 – 27, 2017) – MRO Americas is the premier event for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry, designed for you by thought leaders and innovators from the leading and trusted brand in the aviation/aerospace industry – Aviation Week. MRO Americas provides a world class venue for all those…

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    JCP advises GE Aviation on the sale of its GE Aviation, Santa Ana operations

    Irvine, CA (January 1, 2017) – Janes Capital Partners is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to General Electric Company, acting through its GE Aviation business unit, in connection with the sale of GE Aviation Systems LLC’s Santa Ana operations (the “Business”)

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    JCP attends AIA Supplier Management Council

    Seattle, WA (March 7 – 9, 2017) – AIA’s Supplier Management Council (SMC) is a unique, non-attributional forum where senior supply chain representatives from system integrators and manufacturers tackle issues that impact the aerospace and defense supply chain. Open to both Full Members and Associate

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    JCP attends Satellite 2017

    Washington D.C. (March 6 – 9, 2017) – For more than 35 years, the SATELLITE Conference & Exhibition has brought together aerospace thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year. SATELLITE plays a critical role in determining how satellites will shape the…

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    JCP attends AFCEA and USNI West

    San Diego, CA (February 21 – 23, 2017) – The premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast, WEST is now approaching its 28th year of bringing military and industry leaders together. Co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, WEST is the foremost event in which the makers of platforms and the…

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    JCP attends Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

    Lynnwood, WA (February 13 – 16, 2017) – PNAA’s activity-infused conference brought together the world’s highest-level aerospace executives to sharpen their Competitive Edge. Presentations by OEMs, Tier 1s and globally respected aerospace analysts offered the latest intelligence,

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    JCP attends Howard Hughes Memorial Award

    Los Angeles, CA (February 1, 2017) – Wes Bush, chairman, CEO and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leader in global security, has been selected by the Aero Club of Southern California to receive its 2016 Howard Hughes Memorial Award. Established in 1978 by the Hughes family, the Award is presented annually to an aerospace…

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    JCP Global A&D Overview 2016

    Irvine, CA (December 2016) – Janes Capital Partners’ Global A&D Overview 2016 profiles A&D trends, key suppliers and M&A transaction activity by country across eleven (11) leading A&D markets. Through our membership in Oaklins, a leading alliance of global M&A firms, Janes Capital Partners has both the global reach and local presence to advise on A&D transactions worldwide. All of…

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    JCP advises AC&A on its sale to AE Industrial Partners

    Irvine, CA (May 19, 2016) – Janes Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of AC&A, LLC to AE Industrial Partners.  Located in Lake Forest, California, AC&A is a manufacturer of composite and metallic parts and tooling for the aerospace and defense, space and niche and specialty automotive markets.  The company is a leader in complex…

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    JCP advises TDK on its definitive merger agreement with HTI (NASDAQ: HTCH)

    Tokyo, Japan and Hutchinson, MN (November 2, 2015) – TDK Corporation (“TDK”) and Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) (“HTI”) today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which TDK will acquire

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    JCP advises Pacific Precision Products on its sale to Zodiac Aerospace

    Irvine, CA (February 28, 2014) – Janes Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of Pacific Precision Products (PPP) to Zodiac Aerospace.  Located in Southern California, PPP is a leading developer and manufacturer of oxygen systems and components for mid and large-cabin business

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