Turnaround Industrial Investment and Management

Events & Press items

Press and news coverage

September 2019 - Union Metal honored by global nonprofit

September 2019 - Peter Graham, Managing Director and Chief Restructuring Officer of American Industrial Acquisition Corporation (AIAC) addressed the World Manufacturing Convention, held in Hefei, China

September 2019 - Champlain Cable featured in Charged “Cable sizing and selection for EV systems”

August 2019 - U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) tours Consolidated Industries, Inc. in Cheshire, Connecticut

June 2019 - TMA Announces Winners of the 2019 TMA Turnaround and Transaction of the Year Awards

May 2019 - Champlain Cable Corporation Inducted Into Deane C. Davis Business Hall of Fame

April 2019 - Union Metal is reborn with eye on 5G future

April 2019 - Making it in Vermont: Champlain Cable welcomes wireless

March 2019 - CKPI - The story behind the story

March 2019 - Champlain celebrates a new U.S. patent

January 2019 - Bradford Space to grow Lux operations to 10 people

January 2019 - Canadian Kraft Paper turns the page

January 2019 - Deep Space Industries acquired by Bradford Space

December 2018 - STI signs long-term lease with STRE

December 2018 - Forging company forges ahead creating parts for aerospace manufacturers

September 2018 - TMA Mid-Size Company Turnaround of the Year - Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd.

August 2018Champlain Cable Receives IEWC 2018 Supplier of the Year Award

June 2018Bradford Acquires Heerle Facility, Partners with ING for Growth

May 2018Canton's Union Metal gets new owners, hopes to hire back 90 workers initially

May 2018Canton’s Union Metal plant getting new owner

April 2018Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! Saving the Vermont Aerospace Company

March 2018'We're like country music. We're here to stay': Cautious optimism in The Pas a year after paper mill saved

January 2018 - AIAC realizes investment in MCI SAS

December 2017 - Rexel divests its operations in South East Asia

December 2017 - Stout Advises Visteon on Sale of French Automotive Electronics Plant

September 2017 - Champlain Cable acquires Sandvik’s stainless steel materials business in Benton Harbor, Michigan

July 2017Bradford Engineering Acquires ECAPS

June 2017AIAC acquires Keycast Group from Riverside

June 2017New Window Improves the View of Science on Orbiting Laboratory

June 2017SpaceResources.lu Raises Strong Interest Among the New York Business Community

May 2017 - Neotiss presents the trends in the industrial markets at the ITA Titanium Europe 2017 in Amsterdam

May 2017 - Neotiss participating to the Franco-British Nuclear Partnerships in the United Kingdom Embassy in Paris.

January 2017 - MADES promueve el desarrollo tecnologico y la innovacion en Transfiere (in Spanish)

November 2016 - Tolko mill officially sold to Canadian Kraft Paper Industries

November 2016 - Bradford Engineering BV acquired by AIAC

November 2016 - Schoeller Electronics Presenting a New Organizational Structure in North America

August 2016 - Schoeller + Brockstedt + ggp = European Electronics Systems

June 2016 - Schoeller-Electronics will turn to Schoeller Electronics Systems GmbH

February 2016 - Vallourec finalizes the disposal of its subsidiary VHET to American Industrial Acquisition Corporation

October 2015 - Quand des patrons américains défendent la France devant Fabius (in French)

September 2015 - Allegion to Divest Bocom Wincent

September 2015 - La americana AIAC cierra la compra de la filial espanola de Raytheon (in Spanish)

December 2014 - 3D laser cutting pioneer Wilco sucessfully sold to Benteler & AIAC

February 2014 - Governor Cuomo Announces Arnprior to Expand Operations at Eastman Business Park

July 2012 - Novelis Completes Sale of European Foil Plants to AIAC

March 2012 - AIAC finalise l’acquisition de la production de petites et moyennes séries de Sagemcom (in French)

July 2009 - Big firms give birth to smaller, innovative companies

August 2005 - Boeing completes sale of Canadian Facility to Arnprior Aerospace, Inc.

Past Events

AIAC’s EVP of Global M&A and Corporate Development Siobhan Sweeney-Cordova appeared in three recent public events:

  • June 12th, 2019 at ACG’s Eurogrowth 2019 in London, UK on a panel entitled “The Management Side Of M&A: How Do We Get Better?”

  • May 23rd, 2019 at the 6th Annual Iberian Private Equity Conference in Madrid, Spain, on a panel entitled “Creating Value: Generating Superior Returns through Operational Excellence & Buy-and-Build Strategy”

  • December 4th, 2018 via webinar Merrill Insight™ Video - “Technology, Topography and Technocrats: Trends in Industrials M&A”

May 2019 - On May 8th, AIAC Managing Director and Operating Partner Martin Wentzel appeared at the Industrial Exchange conference in Miami Beach, Florida on a panel entitled “The New Face of PE Operations Teams”

March 2019 - On March 26th, AIAC SVP and Bradford Space Director Ian Fichtenbaum appeared on The Space Show, to discuss acquisitions in the space industry and about the recent acquisition of Deep Space Industries. Listen to the hour and a half call-in and interview here!

March 2019 - 2019 CME EXPORT AWARD - Canadian Kraft Paper Industries. Watch the video produced for this award here!

March 2018 - AIAC Executive Vice President Siobhan Sweeney-Cordova served as a panelist at the Mergermarket Germany Forum conference in Duseldorf, Germany, on the subject of "Deal Drivers, Deal Origination and Challenges" (photos at link).  She spoke on the topic of the current climate in mergers and acquisition in Germany and the EU.  Other speakers included Philipp von Mitzlaff of Paragon Partners, Alexander Arauner of Unicredit, Alexandre Grellier of Drooms, George Casey of Shearman & Sterling and Myriam Balezou of Dealreporter. 

A subsequant interview with Siobhan, also held at the Mergermarket Germany Forum can be viewed here.