DCF advises G.H. Tool & Mold, Inc. on majority recapitalization with Tooling Technology Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners
CHICAGO, Nov. 24, 2015 — Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to G.H. Tool & Mold, Inc. (G.H. Tool) on its majority recapitalization with Tooling Technology Holdings LLC (Tooling Tech), a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners (GenNx360). The deal closed on Oct. 21, 2015.
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Washington, Missouri, G.H. Tool manufactures tooling and molds for tier-one suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across various end-markets, including automotive, aerospace and defense, outdoor products, and energy.
“The Deloitte Corporate Finance team provided thoughtful advice, helping us find and execute a partnership that is a win-win,” said Gerry Hellebusch, founder and CEO of G.H. Tool.
“Gerry and team have built a great business. Teaming with Tooling Technology to form one of the largest specialty tooling shops in North America makes a lot of sense,” said Tony Blanchard, managing director, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC. “Deloitte Corporate Finance helped G.H. Tool identify potential partners that understood its distinct competitive advantage while simultaneously limiting business disruption so management could continue focusing on expanding customer relationships and driving growth throughout the transaction process.”
About G.H. Tool & Mold, Inc.
Since the Company’s founding in 1983 by Gerry and Sue Hellebusch, G.H. Tool has been serving customers in North American automotive, aerospace, outdoor products, energy, and other markets with its industry leading tooling. The Company’s emphasis on its engineering capabilities enables it to work directly with OEMs and tier-one suppliers to design and build production tooling which provides a robust manufacturing process window to maximize productivity and minimize the cost of the finished component. Automotive tooling programs supported by the company include engine, drive train, and structural components, as well as multiple other programs. G.H. Tool operates three separate facilities: two in Washington, Missouri and one in Statesboro, Georgia. For more information, visit www.ghtool.com.
About Tooling Technology Holdings LLC
Tooling Technology Holdings, LLC, founded in 1982 and headquartered in Fort Loramie, Ohio is a leading supplier of high-quality tooling for a variety of material forming processes including thermoforming, twin-sheet and single-sheet vacuum forming, pressure forming, compression molding, rotational molding, blow molding, resin transfer molding, rubber and polyurethane molding, carpet and metal stamping, foundry tooling, and pulp molding. The full range of in-house capabilities, including patterns, models, cast tooling, finishing, CNC machining as well as design, and engineering, provides customers with a complete, one-stop solution for their tooling needs. Tooling Tech was acquired by GenNx360 in July of 2014. For more information, visit www.toolingtechgroup.com.
About GenNx360 Capital Partners
GenNx360 is a leading private equity firm specializing in investments in middle-market companies in the United States. Since its inception in 2006, GenNx360 has sought investment opportunities in the industrial machinery and components, oil and gas, logistics and supply chain management, agricultural, specialty chemicals, and aerospace sectors. With staff located across various cities in the United States and India, GenNx360 provides portfolio companies with a unique mix of financial and strategic support to create long-term value. Moreover, GenNx360 maintains an operationally-based culture. GenNx360’s Principals held senior management roles at the General Electric Company as well as senior positions at leading middle-market private equity and investment banking firms. Overall, GenNx360 has a total of $1.1 billion of capital under management. For more information, visit www.gennx360.com.
About Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
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