Jul 11, 2023

Capstone Partners Advised Aldinger on its Sale to Incline Equity Partners

Capstone Partners advised Aldinger Company—a leading provider of calibration services for test & measurement equipment—on its sale to private equity firm Incline Equity Partners.

Aldinger offers calibration solutions to verify accuracy, reliability, and compliance for a wide range of mission-critical test and measurement equipment, as well as complementary repair services and equipment sales. Built and supported by a team of highly skilled technicians and an accredited, full-service calibration lab, Aldinger provides both on-site and in-house work with expedited turnaround times. Based in Dallas, TX, the company serves a national customer base across diverse, regulated end markets, including manufacturing, life sciences, chemical, and food and beverage. For more information click here.

Aaron Aldinger, President of Aldinger, said, “I’m beyond impressed with the level of knowledge and professionalism exhibited by our Capstone team. They were cool under pressure, even on our very tight timeline. Well done Capstone!”

When evaluating investment bankers for the potential sale of our company, Capstone’s Industrial Technology Group clearly stood apart from other generalist Industrials groups. This team understood our positioning in the marketplace and was able to effectively communicate our story and generate unprecedented interest from prospective acquirors. We selected the right partner to make our transaction happen.

Timothy DettenCEO, Aldinger Company

“On behalf of our firm and team, it was truly a pleasure advising the Aldinger shareholders through this very important sale process. Incline Equity Partners demonstrates the very best of private equity groups that know how to preserve the existing culture established by hard-working entrepreneurs and partner with management teams to accelerate the growth of leading businesses,” stated Peter Nam, Managing Director and Head of Capstone’s Industrial Technology Group.

Incline Equity Partners, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a private equity firm investing in distribution, business services, and manufacturing companies. Incline is generally seeking growing companies with enterprise values of $25 – $750 million. Incline’s typical investment types are ownership transitions for privately held businesses, buyouts, and corporate divestitures within the U.S. and Canada. For more information click here.

The expert investment banking professionals on Capstone Partners’ Industrial Technology Group work with leading middle market companies operating in the Test & Measurement market to advise with their strategic decision-making in order to maximize financial outcomes at every stage of the business lifecycle. Our firm has developed a full suite of corporate finance solutions, including M&A advisory, debt advisory, financial advisory, and equity capital financing to help privately owned businesses and private equity firms address any need, ranging from growth and financial or operational advisement to an ultimate exit transaction. To learn more about this transaction, or about the benefits of starting a relationship with our ITG Banking Team, contact us here.