Portfolio Category: Manufacturing

Ampac/Printmasters

Flexible packaging converters located in Alabama. The sister companies were part of a private equity firm portfolio build-up.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood managed the sale process of the distressed sister companies, Ampac and Printmasters, on behalf of their owner, a private equity client.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

The Challenge – Brookwood was hired in August 2001 to act as sales...
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Sooner Trailer Manufacturing Co.

The official trailer of the American Quarterhorse Association and a leading brand of premium horse trailers.

Engagement Goals

Parent company Owosso Corporation hired Brookwood to manage the sale of this non-strategic business unit.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

The Situation – Brookwood advised Owosso Corporation on the divestiture of its Sooner Trailer business division. The Process – Brookwood pursued a broad...
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CEM (NASDAQ: CEMX)

Develops, manufactures, sells and services microwave-based instruments for testing, analysis and process control in analytical laboratory and industrial markets.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood was hired by the Special Committee to the Board of Directors to advise the Committee regarding strategic alternatives.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

The Task – Brookwood rendered a fairness opinion and provided valuable advise to the Special...
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Golden Casting Corporation

A foundry that manufactures and markets highly-engineered, complex iron castings primarily for the heavy truck market.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood assisted Golden Casting in securing funds to support its capital expenditure program despite factors about the business and industry that weakened investor and lender interest.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

The Challenge – Golden sought to fund a substantial capital expenditure...
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