Aerospace & Defense

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Our practice combines...

Years of relevant transaction experience, a global network of long-standing relationships and deep industry knowledge to provide strategic and financial advisory services to leading aerospace and defense companies. Focused on the middle-market, our senior bankers devote a high level of attention to every transaction and ensure we meet the unique needs of our clients.

Mesirow Financial Advises Spectralux Corporation on the Sale of its Human-Machine Interface Product Line to Radiant Power Corporation, a Subsidiary of HEICO Corporation

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Mesirow Financial acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Spectralux Corporation (“Spectralux”), a Redmond, WA-based developer and manufacturer of proprietary flight deck electronics and avionics, on the sale of the assets of its Human-Machine Interface (“HMI”) product line to Radiant Power Corporation (“Radiant Power”), a subsidiary of HEICO Corporation (“HEICO”).

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Longstanding relationships with executive decision makers at the relevant strategic, private equity and lending participants in the industry



Our exclusive focus on the middle market provides the insight needed to relate to entrepreneurial business owners and their management teams

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Successful track-record of communicating a company's unique attributes through a custom process rather than a one size fits all approach

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We take a long-term approach to client relationships and serve as a resource as they consider strategy, financing, growth and liquidity

Sector focus


- Electronic warfare systems & components
- Radio & communication systems
- Detection system & components

Electrical Systems & Sensors

- Proximity sensors & systems
- Power supply, distribution & conversion
- Actuation & motion control

Engineered Systems & Components

- Avionics
- Cabin interiors
- Composites
- Metal fabrication & assemblies

MRO and Design & Engineering Services

- MRO Services
- Product development
- Software & digital solutions
- Systems engineering & integration

Mobility, Autonomy & Robotics

- Electrification
- Manned & unmanned systems
- Vehicle dynamics

Space & Satellite Systems

- Guidance & stabilization
- Communications components
- Composite & metallic structures
- Power systems

“We focus on the unique needs of our clients and implement custom strategies that ensure we meet their strategic and financial goals.”

Andrew Carolus, Managing Director, Investment Banking

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Senior deal team

Andrew Carolus

Managing Director | Investment Banking


Adam J. Oakley

Managing Director | Investment Banking



*Data as of 9.30.2020