The Configure team was instrumental to the success of this transaction, working with various stakeholders to coordinate a complex recapitalization in the midst of shifting market conditions.
Configure Partners Advises Stellex Capital Management on its Recapitalization of A. Stucki Company
Atlanta, GA — Configure Partners, LLC (“Configure”), a leading middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce its role as exclusive advisor to Stellex Capital Management LLC (“Stellex”) in securing committed debt capital to support the recapitalization of A. Stucki Company (“Stucki” or the “Company”), a leading supplier of highly engineered parts and services for railroad rolling stock. Configure supported all aspects of the financing process including lender screening, approach to market, transaction structuring, and negotiation of the financing-related documentation.
“The Stellex team is tremendously excited about the acquisition of Stucki. We believe Stucki is an exceptional business with over 100 years of history, deep relationships with its customers, and a broad portfolio of parts and services. We look forward to partnering with Stucki’s management team and employees to invest in the Company and strive to deliver its next chapter of growth. The Configure team was instrumental to the success of this transaction, working with various stakeholders to coordinate a complex recapitalization in the midst of shifting market conditions,” said Michael Livanos, Managing Director at Stellex.
Joseph Weissglass, a Managing Director at Configure, commented, “We are proud to have supported our partners at Stellex in this transaction. We know that management is now well-positioned to drive growth and improvement in the business alongside Stellex and Eldridge. The future is very bright for Stucki.”
About A. Stucki Company (www.stucki.com)
Stucki Company is a supplier of machined components, springs, bearings, and other products, as well as critical remanufacturing and logistics services to the rail industry. The Company was established over a century ago by Arnold Stucki, a talented Swiss engineer who authored the “Steel Car Design,” a landmark reference guide for the rail industry. Over the last century, a company-wide focus on growth and diversification has led to broad product and service capabilities, adding tremendous value to long-term customers within and beyond the rail industry.
About Stellex Capital Management LLC (www.stellexcapital.com)
With offices in New York, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and London, Stellex is a private equity firm with over $2.6 billion in AUM. Stellex seeks to identify and deploy capital in opportunities that have the potential to provide stability, improvement, and growth. Portfolio companies benefit from Stellex’s industry knowledge, operating capabilities, network of senior executives, strategic insight, and access to capital. Sectors of particular focus include specialty manufacturing, industrial and business services, aerospace & defense, automotive, government services, transportation, logistics and food.
About Configure Partners (www.configurepartners.com)
Configure Partners is a preeminent credit-oriented middle market advisory boutique headquartered in Atlanta. The firm provides investment banking and financial advisory services surrounding credit and creditor’s rights, providing actionable advice and results-oriented execution. Configure’s Debt Placement practice designs bespoke financing solutions for borrowers to support leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, and dividend recaps, among other strategic objectives. The firm’s Credit Resolutions practice is the trusted advisor to lenders and their borrowers when confronting business, liquidity, or capital structure challenges.
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