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Deloitte Corporate Finance Advises G.H. Tool & Mold, LLC

November 25, 2015, 07:25 AM
Filed Under: Mergers & Acquisitions

Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to G.H. Tool & Mold, Inc. (G.H. Tool) on its majority recapitalization with Tooling Technology Holdings LLC (Tooling Tech), a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners (GenNx360). The deal closed on Oct. 21, 2015.

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Washington, Missouri, G.H. Tool manufactures tooling and molds for tier-one suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across various end-markets, including automotive, aerospace and defense, outdoor products, and energy.

"The Deloitte Corporate Finance team provided thoughtful advice, helping us find and execute a partnership that is a win-win," said Gerry Hellebusch, founder and CEO of G.H. Tool.

"Gerry and team have built a great business. Teaming with Tooling Technology to form one of the largest specialty tooling shops in North America makes a lot of sense," said Tony Blanchard, managing director, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC. "Deloitte Corporate Finance helped G.H. Tool identify potential partners that understood its distinct competitive advantage while simultaneously limiting business disruption so management could continue focusing on expanding customer relationships and driving growth throughout the transaction process." 

Since the company's founding in 1983 by Gerry and Sue Hellebusch, G.H. Tool has been serving customers in North American automotive, aerospace, outdoor products, energy and other markets with its industry leading tooling.

Tooling Technology Holdings, LLC, founded in 1982 and headquartered in Fort Loramie, Ohio is a leading supplier of high-quality tooling for a variety of material forming processes including thermoforming, twin-sheet and single-sheet vacuum forming, pressure forming, compression molding, rotational molding, blow molding, resin transfer molding, rubber and polyurethane molding, carpet and metal stamping, foundry tooling and pulp molding.

GenNx360 is a leading private equity firm specializing in investments in middle-market companies in the United States. Since its inception in 2006, GenNx360 has sought investment opportunities in the industrial machinery and components, oil and gas, logistics and supply chain management, agricultural, specialty chemicals, and aerospace sectors. With staff located across various cities in the United States and India, GenNx360 provides portfolio companies with a unique mix of financial and strategic support to create long-term value. Moreover, GenNx360 maintains an operationally-based culture.

Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC provides strategic advisory services and M&A advice that help corporate, entrepreneurial and private equity clients create and act upon opportunities for liquidity, growth and long-term advantage.

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