MARLIN EQUITY PARTNERS HAS ACQUIRED ATC DRIVETRAIN
Birmingham, Michigan – August 1, 2012 – Angle Advisors is pleased to announce that Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) has acquired ATC Drivetrain, Inc. (“ATC Drivetrain” or the “Company”) from GENCO ATC. Angle Advisors acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to GENCO ATC and ATC Drivetrain in managing this transaction.
Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, ATC Drivetrain is a remanufacturer of transmissions, engines, advanced battery packs, and related components for light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. The company’s services include process and salvage engineering, warranty root cause analysis and testing, machining for repair and salvage of components, and recycling of non-reclaimable material. ATC Drivetrain serves automotive original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket distributors throughout the United States.
“The ATC Drivetrain team and I are extremely proud and excited to be joining forces with a first-class organization like Marlin Equity Partners,” stated Michael LePore, ATC Drivetrain’s president and CEO. “We are in the midst of an explosive growth period and look forward to future product expansion with our new partners. Our world-class team will continue to work directly with our customers to provide unparalleled product quality, innovation, and customer service.”
Todd R. Peters, vice chairman at GENCO ATC, added, “We hired Angle Advisors for their deep experience in the automotive aftermarket and vehicular industries, in addition to their hands-on approach and customized processes. Their strategy proved highly successful and we are very happy to have consummated such a successful transaction for our customers and teammates.”
Steve Johnson, a principal at Marlin, stated, “We are excited to partner with the industry’s leading transmission remanufacturer and are committed to building on ATC Drivetrain’s longstanding relationships with its blue-chip customers. Our substantial investment reflects our confidence in the platform and our strong belief in the company’s continued growth.”
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, California-based private investment firm with over $1 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders, and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. Marlin invests in businesses across multiple industries where its capital base, industry relationships, and extensive network of operational resources significantly strengthens a company's outlook and enhances value. Since its inception, Marlin, through its group of funds and related companies, has successfully completed over 55 acquisitions. For additional information, please visit www.marlinequity.com.
Founded in 1898, GENCO ATC is North America’s second largest and a global Top 25 third-party logistics company. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, GENCO ATC serves more than 150 customers worldwide, including many Fortune 500 manufacturers, retailers, and government agencies. With over $1.5 billion in annual sales, GENCO ATC maintains 130 operations throughout North America that employ more than 10,000 teammates. For additional information, please visit www.genco.com.
Angle Advisors,withoffices in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, and China, specializes in a variety of industries including the vehicular and industrial sectors.The firm’s 32 professionals provide mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, and debt advisory services to multinational corporations, privately-held companies, private equity funds and public sector clients.For additional information, please visit www.angleadvisors.com.