St. Petersburg, FL - The Anderson Group has partnered with management to acquire certain assets of Consolidated Trading Co. of America d/b/a Olympic Aviation through the newly formed CTCOA, LLC. CTCOA is a distributor and exporter specializing in the sale of government certified aircraft replacement parts, components and chemicals.
Mark Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of CTCOA, LLC, said, “Olympic Aviation has established a unique position in the marketplace over the last fifty years. We are excited to build on the company’s legacy and to accelerate our growth prospects by reinvesting in our business and employees in order to best support our customers around the world. We believe our partnership with Anderson provides us with the capital and strategic assistance necessary to make our vision possible.”
“The CTCOA team has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to securing and supplying the highest quality, hard to find components in the most efficient and price conscious way possible,” said Anderson Partner Cory Gaffney. “As a result, its customers trust CTCOA to secure mission-critical parts and components that are needed to maintain their fleets, and have done so for decades. We find this unique level of commitment to service incredibly attractive in a business partnership and we intend to assist the CTCOA team in scaling the business across the globe.”
The Anderson Group utilizes an operationally-focused investment strategy to target opportunities in middle market niche manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. Anderson has demonstrated an ability to partner in a broad range of situations and highly regulated or out of favor industries.
About The Anderson Group
Founded in 1985, The Anderson Group is an operationally-oriented private equity investment firm focused on acquiring control positions in companies at the lower end of the middle market. Senior professionals at Anderson each have between twenty and thirty years of operational experience in various businesses and industries. Anderson specializes in three types of transactions: turnaround opportunities, special situation investments and recapitalizations. Though Anderson does not have a specific industry focus, it typically acquires businesses in the niche manufacturing, distribution or service industries. The Anderson Group is not an institutional fund; rather, it invests its own committed pool of capital. As such, Anderson is able to avoid investment approval processes, mandates and holding periods. Thus, Anderson can offer a faster approval/transaction process, certainty to close, flexibility in equity ownership and an ability to invest www.andersongroup.co m throughout the capital structure that other firms and funds often cannot. For more information about The Anderson Group, please visit www.andersongroup.com.