MB Aerospace is an international group headquartered in Motherwell which provides complex engineering solutions to some of the key names in the aerospace and defence market.
The company provides an in-depth knowledge of critical manufacturing technologies and the global supply chain management to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.
With facilities in the UK, the US and Poland, MB Aerospace’s key customers include Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, General Electric, Boeing, United Technologies Aerospace Systems, and the US Department of Defense.
Blackstone acquired the group in December 2015 from Arlington Capital Partners, which first invested in the business in 2013 in a secondary buyout from LDC. LDC backed a management buyout in 2007 and also reinvested alongside Arlington following the sale.
Under private equity ownership the business has become one of the largest independent aero-engine component manufacturers in the world. It has undergone significant growth, both organic and through multiple acquisitions, and today employs around 1,000 worldwide and generating significant revenue.
WINNER - BVCA MANAGEMENT TEAM AWARDS 2016
LDC: 2007 - 2013
Arlington Capital Partners: 2014 - 2015
Blackstone: 2015 - present
LDC | MB AEROSPACE
ARLINGTON CAPITAL PARTNERS | MB AEROSPACE
BLACKSTONE | ACQUISITION OF MB AEROSPACE