“This transaction marks a new and exciting chapter for the management and employees of Bowles,” said Matthew Roberson, a Principal with SC&H Capital.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 07, 2015
SC&H Capital, a leading investment banking and advisory firm focused on middle market and growth companies, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Bowles Fluidics Corporation (“Bowles” or “the Company”) in its sale to Morgenthaler Private Equity (“MPE”).
“This transaction marks a new and exciting chapter for the management and employees of Bowles,” said Matthew Roberson, a Principal with SC&H Capital. “The sale to MPE will allow Bowles to accelerate growth initiatives while reinforcing the Company’s deep commitment to providing the highest levels of product quality, innovation, and service. This transaction is a great example of private equity’s strong interest in high value-add, differentiated manufacturing companies such as Bowles.”
“The SC&H Capital deal team did a phenomenal job for the Bowles shareholders,” said Eric Koehler, Bowles CEO. “They worked with the Board to understand our transaction objectives, and provided senior level, hands-on guidance and M&A expertise through the entire process. The Bowles management team and Board of Directors were thrilled with results that far exceeded our expectations.”
Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Bowles is the premier developer and manufacturer of proprietary fluidic nozzles and related hose assemblies for automotive and non-automotive markets. Specifically, the Company provides custom, highly engineered fluidic nozzles and hose assemblies to the automotive, consumer, and industrial markets. Since its founding in 1961, Bowles has built an excellent reputation due to its engineering expertise, customer service, and innovative products at low cost in both automotive and non-automotive markets.
Based in Cleveland, Ohio, and Boston, Massachusetts, MPE is the private equity group of Morgenthaler, a leading, national private equity and venture capital firm, with approximately $3 billion under management and investments in more than 300 companies over its 46-year history. MPE identifies companies with key strategic advantages and strong management teams and partners with them to achieve substantial and sustainable improvements in growth rates, profitability, and ultimately shareholder value. MPE is partnering in the transaction with the Bowles management team, led by CEO Eric Koehler and COO Sri Sridhara to execute the Company’s multi-faceted growth plan.
Bowles was advised on legal matters in the transaction by Venable, LLP.
About SC&H Capital
SC&H Capital, an affiliate of SC&H Group, LLC, is an investment banking and advisory firm focused on middle market and growth companies. SC&H Capital supports their investment banking activity with a full suite of strategic and financial resources to assist companies in the development and execution of strategic plans and initiatives. In conjunction with SC&H Group, LLC, SC&H Capital tailors their advisory services to ensure that their clients receive pertinent and valuable advice in every stage of the business life cycle – not just at the time of sale. To learn more visit http://www.scandh.com/services/investment-banking-advisory.
Securities offered through Stout Causey Capital Corporation, member FINRA/SIPC.