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Capstone Partners Advises Vulcan Machine on its Acquisition by Talon Engineering

January 2016

Tampa, FL – Capstone Partners LLC, a leading investment banking firm, announced that it has successfully advised Vulcan Machine, Inc. (Vulcan) on its acquisition by Talon Innovations Corporation (Talon), a portfolio company of Graycliff Partners.  The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 1978, Vulcan is an AS9100 certified contract manufacturer of complex CNC machined components headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and serves OEM customers in the aerospace, packaging, and industrial markets.  According to Tom Elliott, Managing Director with Capstone Partners, “We found a great strategic partner for our client.  The companies complement each other in terms of capabilities, geographies, and customer bases.”  Jim Williams, the owner of Vulcan, commented, “The team at Capstone did a very professional job in helping me sell my company.  I am very pleased with how the deal worked out.”  

Talon Innovations provides both proprietary products and custom machining for the semiconductor, medical device and aerospace industries.  Headquartered in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, Talon was acquired by Graycliff Partners in October 2013.  According to Duke Punhong, a partner at Graycliff, “We are very excited about the synergies for growth represented by the combination of Vulcan and Talon.”  

 

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