Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC advises AirBorn, Inc. on debt recapitalization
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NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 — Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC ("DCF") is pleased to announce its advisory role as the exclusive financial advisor to AirBorn, Inc. (“AirBorn” or the “Company”) in the completion of the transaction.
AirBorn engaged DCF to raise debt in order to provide a capital structure to support the Company’s cash requirements and corporate objectives. DCF leveraged its deep ESOP corporate finance experience in analyzing several factors affecting the Company’s performance and capital needs.
“When we finally decided it was time to step back and holistically look at our current financial structure, we knew exactly who to call,” said Bob McGahan, chief financial officer, AirBorn, Inc. “The DCF team understood our business, corporate culture, future growth plans and strategy. Because of that in-depth understanding of our company, they were able to successfully work with us to develop and implement the optimal financial structure with the right financial partners to help us achieve our future successes and strategies.”
DCF approached a variety of senior, unitranche, and subordinated lending sources and received multiple term sheets from various capital providers. Financing was provided by Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group and PNC Bank, N.A.
"We are proud to have acted as the exclusive financial advisor to AirBorn, Inc., and pleased that our ESOP experience and relationships with funding sources helped our client raise the capital needed to achieve their corporate objectives,” said Lou Paone, managing director, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC.
About AirBorn, Inc.
AirBorn, Inc. (“AirBorn” or the “Company”) based in Georgetown, Texas, is an employee-owned, international manufacturer of specialty electronics for the aerospace, defense, medical, industrial automation, and energy industries. The Company provides a comprehensive range of proprietary, mission-critical products, including electronic interconnects, flexible circuit boards, cable assemblies, electromagnetic assemblies, and power supplies. AirBorn currently has several manufacturing facilities in the United States, as well as facilities in the United Kingdom and Canada.
About Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, a FINRA-registered broker dealer and wholly owned subsidiary of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, provides deal execution and lead financial advisory services to large corporate, middle market, and private equity firms. DCF is a leading global investment bank, serving middle market and large multi-national clients with their mid-sized transactions. For more information, visit www.investmentbanking.deloitte.com.
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