Monroe Capital has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Systems 3 by CMI Group (CMI). CMI is an existing portfolio company of Gallant Capital Partners.
Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, CMI is a leading manufacturer of critical components for engines, APUs, fuel and fluid systems, gears, hydraulics, and valves for the majority of commercial, military and business jet platforms serving the aerospace and defense industry. CMI is a key supplier for major global OEMs and utilises its vertically integrated manufacturing expertise and broad capabilities set to deliver high quality products and services to its customers.
Systems 3 manufactures hundreds of complex and unique parts that are used in mission-critical applications and require the highest level of quality and reliability. Parts and components include flight safety components that are essential to the operations of leading rotary-wing platforms such as the AH-64 Apache helicopter. With the acquisition, CMI becomes the preeminent complex precision manufacturing partner for both commercial and defense focused OEMs.