Investment History

Transactions profiled below were completed by prior partnerships in which Mr. Dunn played a leading role or was actively involved. Combined revenues of the portfolio investments described are in excess of $2.5 billion. The portfolio represents a total of 44 transactions, including add-on acquisitions.

fiberite Fiberite, Inc. is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced composite materials. Applications include commercial and military aircraft structures and interiors, carbon/carbon brakes, commercial and military satellites, sporting goods, industrial products and medical products.(Divested)
msa_logo MSA Aircraft Products, founded in 1986, is a leading designer, manufacturer and provider of highly engineered window systems and associated composite components for use in Business Jet aircraft, as well as in new applications in the 1st Class Commercial aircraft segment of the aerospace industry. The company provides an extensive suite of patented products, comprehensive services and support to aircraft OEMs, completion centers and dealers worldwide.
brand-logo Brand Services, Inc. is the largest domestic provider of industrial scaffolding rental, erection and dismantlement services. Its primary markets are in the refinery, petrochemical, chemical, pulp and paper, and utility industries.(Divested)
uvp_logo1 UVP is a global leader in life science imaging systems for academic, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology applications. A leading developer and manufacturer of ultraviolet products since 1932, UVP provides innovative products and specializes in fluorescence and luminescence-based imaging applications for life sciences. (Divested)
garrett Garrett Aviation Services is a leading provider of heavy maintenance, overhaul and modification services for the corporate aviation and regional/commuter airline markets. Garrett Aviation is the exclusive factory-sponsored service and support for AlliedSignal engines, APU’s and aircraft equipment.(Divested)
benetech Benetech is the leading domestic supplier of dust management systems to the coal and electric utility industries. The company designs, manufactures, installs and maintains dust management equipment for its customers and provides the chemicals utilized by its equipment (Divested).
kendro Kendro Laboratory Products, formed by the merger of Sorvall Products with Heraeus Instrument Group, is a world leader in providing sample preparation solutions to the life science industry. Products include centrifuges, bioprocess separators, incubators, freezers, ovens and clean air equipment.(Divested)
alpha Alpha Technologies is the former Rubber Instruments Division of the Monsanto Company. Alpha manufactures sophisticated instruments and software which measure and test cure characteristics of compounded rubber and other industrial compounds.(Divested)
allison Allison Engine Company, formerly a division of General Motors, is a major manufacturer of turbine engines for aerospace, industrial and marine applications. The company has leading market shares in large turboprop engines.(Divested)
precision Precision Partners was formed by Carlisle Enterprises to lead a consolidation acquisition program targeting the metal and specialty metal alloy precision parts machining and fabricating industry.(Divested)
duro Duro Industries, Inc. is the largest independent commission dyer and finisher in the United States. The company dyes, finishes, prints and coats broadwoven natural and man-made fabrics.(Divested)
lincnet was formed by Carlisle Enterprises to execute a build-up strategy via acquisition.’s strategic objective is to build the premier industry supplier of communication infrastructure services.(Divested)
CWCLogo21 CWC is an independent outsource manufacturer and wholesale distributor of low voltage cable and wire products to the security, fire, audio, irrigation and traffic signal markets. CWC customers typically consist of installers, electrical contractors and other distributors serving both residential and commercial markets. (Divested)
asi Aviation Systems International, Inc. is a supplier of aircraft spare parts, engine and engine parts, avionics, instruments, rotable accessories and other related support items for aircraft and engines, serving the worldwide commercial and general aviation markets.(Divested)