Holland & Knight Represents Endeavour Capital in Acquisition of Forrest Machining
ORANGE COUNTY, CA (September 9, 2021) – Holland & Knight advised Endeavour Capital in its acquisition of Forrest Machining, Inc. ("FMI Aerostructures"). Based in Valencia, CA, FMI Aerostructures is a leading manufacturer of critical structural components and assemblies for the aerospace and defense industry.
With 230,000 square feet under roof and over 130 active spindles, FMI Aerostructures is one of the largest independent A&D manufacturing businesses in North America. The company specializes in hard metal components, large aluminum structures and complex assemblies, and serves key A&D customers such as Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Spirit AeroSystems, PPG Aerospace, and more. The acquisition was announced on Aug. 10.
Endeavour Capital was founded in 1991 to be a patient source of capital and long-term partner to leading private businesses and management teams. Today, Endeavour Capital is investing its eighth fund and has offices in Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle and Denver. Endeavour invests in Western U.S.-based companies in partnership with founders, family owners and executives.
Holland & Knight Partner Bryan Gadol led the firm's representation of Endeavour Capital.