Bowstring Advises America II in its Recapitalization by Wynnchurch Capital
November 7, 2017 | Atlanta, GA
Bowstring Advisors (“Bowstring”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to America II Electronics (“America II” or “the Company”), a leading global distributor of electronic components, in its recapitalization by Wynnchurch Capital, a Chicago-based middle-market private equity firm.
Founded in 1989, America II supplies a broad array of electronic components for use in higher value-add applications across diversified end-markets including industrial controls and sensors, medical devices, data networks, internet-connected products, and material handling/transportation equipment.
“Our leadership team is very excited about this next step for our business, and we are confident that our partnership with Wynnchurch will propel America II’s leadership position and enable us to significantly expand our global footprint,” said Michael Galinski, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of America II.
Jed Pecchioli, Chief Operating Officer of America II, commented, “Wynnchurch will bring new resources and tools to help us drive towards operational excellence and continue our strong track record of growth with best-in-class customer service.” Galinski added, “The Bowstring team provided valuable assistance throughout the process to select the right partner that will help us achieve further growth. We appreciate their thoughtful and high-touch approach.”
Jason Wallace, Managing Director at Bowstring, said, “We enjoyed working with the high-quality management team of America II as they evaluated partnership opportunities and are pleased to bring about a successful outcome. The Company is a clear industry leader due to the quality of their procurement and distribution offerings. America II has found a great partner in Wynnchurch that will support them in their growth strategies moving forward.”
The Bowstring team provided valuable assistance throughout the process to select the right partner that will help us achieve further growth. We appreciate their thoughtful and high-touch approach.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
America II Electronics