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CAV Systems Group

Value Not Disclosed 09/06/2023 Diversified Industrials & Services Complete
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Transaction Details

  • On September 6, 2023, it was announced that CAV Systems Group (“CAV”), a leading provider of in-flight ice protection and drag reduction technology to general aviation, commercial aerospace and defense markets worldwide, has been acquired by Loar Group Inc. (“Loar Group”).
  • CAV was a portfolio company of Baird Capital.
  • “It has been a pleasure to work with Mike Eggleston and the team through the enhancement of the business’ technology proposition and global expansion under our hold period. We wish them well in their future partnership with Loar Group and look forward to seeing the business’ continued success.” – James Benfield, Partner of Baird Capital
  • “With the addition of CAV we are able to provide our combined customers with a full complement of de-icing and ice protection solutions.” – Dirkson Charles, CEO of Loar Group

About the company

CAV Systems Group

CAV is a global aerospace supplier of airborne ice protection systems and drag reduction technology for civilian, commercial and military aircraft.

Baird Capital

Baird Capital manages two investment platforms, Venture Capital and Global Private Equity, and invests in B2B technology & services-focused companies worldwide. Founded in 1989, the group focuses on investing in sub-sectors where it has deep institutional knowledge and leveraging global operating capabilities to support the operational and growth needs of partner companies. Baird Capital is the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co.

Loar Group Inc.

Loar Group is a diversified manufacturer and supplier with established relationships across leading aerospace and defense OEMs, Tier One manufacturers, and airline customers worldwide. The Company’s mandate is to create a strategic global alliance of companies specializing in the design and manufacture of aerospace and defense components.

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