LBC Credit Partners Provides Senior Secured Credit Facilities to Support the Acquisition of AC&A, LLC

Dec 20, 2016
Deal announcements

Philadelphia, PA, December 20, 2016 - LBC Credit Partners ("LBC"), a leading provider of financing solutions to middle market companies, provided senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of AC&A, LLC ("AC&A") by AE Industrial Partners, LLC. 

LBC Credit Partners served as Agent and Sole Lead Arranger for the senior secured credit facilities.

Founded in 2004, AC&A has established itself as a leading provider of composite and metallic parts and tooling in the space, aerospace, UAV, defense, industrial, and specialty automobile markets. With a reputation for producing solutions for difficult-to-solve problems with a diversity of manufacturing capabilities, AC&A continues to attract blue-chip customers across its markets.

AE Industrial Partners, LLC is a leading private equity firm in the aerospace, power generation and specialty industrial sectors, focusing on highly technical manufacturing, distribution and supply chain management, MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) and industrial service-based businesses. AE Industrial's team includes partners with C-suite operating experience in organizations such as GE, Gulfstream Aerospace, Power Systems Manufacturing, Hawker Beechcraft, Landmark Aviation, Bombardier, IDEX, Aviall, B/E Aerospace, NetJets, and Grand Prairie. 

About LBC Credit Partners

LBC Credit Partners is a leading provider of middle market financing solutions including senior term, unitranche, second lien, junior secured and mezzanine debt and equity co-investments supporting sponsored and non-sponsored transactions. With over $2.6* billion of capital commitments, LBC has made investments in companies located throughout North America across a wide range of industries and is committed to a long-term approach to debt investing. Headquartered in Philadelphia, LBC has additional offices in Chicago and Greenwich. To learn more, visit

*Information as of November, 2016