Investment firm buys GE aerospace facility, rebrands it as Integral Aerospace
SANTA ANA, CA Jan. 3, 2017 Admiralty Partners, Inc., an investment firm focused exclusively on acquisitions in the global aerospace and defense sectors, today announced that an affiliate has acquired GE's (NYSE: GE) Santa Ana, California, operations. The Santa Ana business will continue to operate in its present Southern California location under the name Integral Aerospace, LLC.
Tracing its roots back over 50 years, today Integral Aerospace is a leading manufacturer of flight-critical products for military and commercial aircraft, including landing gear components, carbon fiber filament-wound external fuel tanks for U.S. Navy aircraft, aircraft mounted fuel pumps and a variety of complex machined structures and engine components.
“We are excited to be part of the Admiralty family,” said John Alves, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Integral Aerospace. “We look forward to being an independent supplier to aircraft and aircraft engine manufacturers, and we anticipate that Admiralty’s stewardship will provide us resources and flexibility to be responsive to a wide range of customers and requirements.”
Jon B. Kutler, Chairman and Founder of Admiralty Partners, added, “We are excited to have the opportunity to build upon the achievements of GE Aviation and look forward to partnering with John and the talented people in his organization.”
More information regarding Integral Aerospace can be found at: www.integralaerospace.com
About Admiralty Partners, Inc.
Admiralty Partners is a private investment firm that invests exclusively within the global aerospace, defense, and federal information technology industries. Admiralty is dedicated to providing both capital and seasoned strategic guidance to the portfolio companies in which it has invested. Founded in 1992, by Jon B. Kutler, it was a member of the Quarterdeck family of companies which included Quarterdeck Investment Partners, LLC (QIP), the global leader in merger and acquisition advisory services to the aerospace, defense and federal information technology industries. It was renamed Admiralty Partners, Inc. following the sale of its QIP subsidiary to Jefferies & Company, Inc. (NYSE: JEF). For more information, visit www.admiraltypartners.com.