Building great industrial businesses for over 30 years

The AIP Team

Our team of engineering-centric operating and investment professionals possess the functional expertise to identify the potential of industrial businesses.

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Strategy

The Firm’s equity and credit strategies target middle market industrial companies, with a flexible and opportunistic approach that invests in all levels of the capital structure.

Strategy & Criteria »

The AIP Difference

“Lead by serving” – providing sound financial support and access to the firm’s resources, enabling management to focus on business fundamentals and creating long term value.

Culture & Values »

Current Portfolio

ACPI

AHF Products

AIP Aerospace

Brock

Canam

The Carlstar Group

Contiweb

CQMS Razer

Current, powered by GE

EnTrans International

Form Technologies

Gerber Technology

manroland l Goss

Moly-Cop

Optimas

Rand Logistics

Investment Strategy

Companies

  • Industrial manufacturing or service businesses
  • Operations in the United States or Canada
  • Private or publicly held
  • >$300 million of revenues and higher for platforms
  • No minimum size requirements for add-ons
  • Negative EBITDA to $250 million

Characteristics

  • Control positions
  • Opportunity to drive value through operational excellence
  • Global revenue opportunity
  • Enterprise value up to $2 billion

Transactions

  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Complex carve outs
  • Public to private
  • Innovative refinancings
  • Turnarounds (363, Article 9 and CCAA)
  • Debt and Structured transactions

AIP Snapshot

14
Billion Portfolio Revenue (USD)
60
Portfolio Company Employees
240
Global Manufacturing & Distribution Facilities
95
Platform & Add-On Acquisitions Since Inception