In March 2013, Taglich Private Equity completed the acquisition of Unique Fabricating, a portfolio company of American Capital. Donnelly Penman acted as exclusive financial advisor and Bodman PLC acted as legal advisor to Unique Fabricating.
UNIQUE FABRICATING, INC.
Unique Fabricating, Inc. (“Unique” or the “Company”) is a leader in the engineering and manufacturing of multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components utilized in noise, vibration and harshness (“NVH”), acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative and other functional applications within the North American automotive and heavy-duty truck markets. The Company’s processes include die cutting, thermoforming, compression molding, fusion molding and assembly. Unique is headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI with sales, engineering and manufacturing operations in Auburn Hills, MI, LaFayette, GA and Monterrey, Mexico.
AMERICAN CAPITAL, LTD.
American Capital, Ltd. (“American Capital”) (NASDAQ: ACAS) is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate and structured products. American Capital manages $18.6 billion of assets, including assets on its balance sheet and fee earning assets under management by affiliated managers, with $117 billion of total assets under management (including levered assets).
TAGLICH PRIVATE EQUITY LLC
Taglich Private Equity LLC (“Taglich”) is a private equity firm that has been investing in lower middle market manufacturing, business service and consumer product companies since 2001. Taglich seeks to partner with management teams that can take advantage of its expertise and background in order to optimize a company’s growth potential.