Press releases | Tax, Private Equity & Financial Sponsors | 23 Mar 2016

Darwin Private Equity Sells Bromford Industries

Overview

A Travers Smith team led by private equity partner, Will Yates, has advised long standing client Darwin Private Equity on the sale of Bromford Industries to Liberty Hall Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in businesses serving the global aerospace and defence industry. 

Travers Smith previously advised Darwin Private Equity on its acquisition of Hampson Aerospace Machining, renamed Bromford Industries, in August 2009.

Bromford Industries is a leading supplier of fuel efficient engine components, fabrications and assemblies for the global aerospace and power generation industries.  The company’s largest customers include GE, Messier-Buggatti-Dowty, Rolls Royce, Siemens and Snecma.

The Travers Smith team also included tax partner Russell Warren, tax associate Silvana Van der Velde, and private equity associates Victoria Bramall and Tom Hartwright.

Liberty Hall were advised by Ashurst and Schulte Roth & Zabel.