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Investments

64

Portfolio Exits

76

Funds

20

Partners & Customers

4

Service Providers

3

About Audax Group

The Audax Group is an alternative asset management firm specializing in investments in middle market companies. The group seeks to help platform companies execute add-on acquisitions that fuel revenue growth, optimize operations, and significantly increase equity value.

Audax Group Headquarter Location

101 Huntington Avenue 25th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts, 02199,

United States

617-859-1500

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FDH Aero Acquires Unical Defense

Nov 29, 2021

Defense aftermarket leader to serve as beachhead for FDH platform November 29, 2021 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--FDH Aero (“FDH”), an aerospace and defense products distributor serving aircraft production and aftermarket supply chains, announced today it has acquired Unical Defense, LLC (“UDI” or “Unical Defense”), a global provider of aftermarket component parts and logistics services for military aircraft, from affiliates of UDI’s founders. Founded in 2015 and based in City of Industry, CA, Unical Defense provides its global defense customer base with a comprehensive aftermarket services solution for parts procurement and repair management. Serving more than 600 customers across the U.S., Asia, and EMEA, UDI has become a supplier of choice for leading government contractors, military fleet managers, and defense procurement divisions. “We are excited to partner with the entire UDI team to support them at this inflection point in the company’s growth trajectory,” said Scott Tucker, CEO of FDH Aero. “We believe that bringing UDI into the FDH family complements and accelerates our broader strategic priority of growth in the global defense aftermarket. This acquisition further reinforces our commitment to high-touch customer service and expands our supplier partnership strategy.” “FDH is an ideal fit for UDI as we continue to grow and invest in the business,” said Alice Zhang, existing leader of UDI and incoming Vice President of FDH’s Aftermarket Defense division. “With the strength of FDH’s existing inventory and long-term supplier OEM relationships, UDI will be able to broaden its ability to serve U.S. and international customers while maintaining the same level of quality and service that our customers have come to expect from us.” Unical Defense is FDH’s tenth acquisition, and eighth completed since Audax Private Equity invested in the company in 2017. ABOUT FDH AERO FDH Aero is a leading distributor of aerospace hardware, replacement parts, and chemicals to commercial and defense aircraft manufacturers, subcontractors, component distributors, commercial airlines, and MRO/aftermarket solution providers. FDH is headquartered in El Segundo, CA and has operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.fdhaero.com . ABOUT UNICAL DEFENSE Unical Defense is a leading full-service aftermarket component parts solutions provider to military-focused customers across the globe. Unical Defense is headquartered in City of Industry, CA and services customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.unicaldefense.com . ABOUT AUDAX PRIVATE EQUITY Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $30 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. Audax Private Equity has invested over $7 billion in more than 145 platforms and over 1,000 add-on companies, and is currently investing out of its $3.5 billion, sixth private equity fund. Through its disciplined Buy & Build approach, Audax seeks to help platform companies execute add-on acquisitions that fuel revenue growth, optimize operations, and significantly increase equity value. With more than 300 employees and over 100 investment professionals, the firm is a leading capital partner for North American middle market companies. For more information, visit the Audax Group website www.audaxgroup.com . Contacts

Audax Group Investments

64 Investments

Audax Group has made 64 investments. Their latest investment was in Team Cymru as part of their Private Equity on August 8, 2021.

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/4/2021

Private Equity

Team Cymru

Yes

1

1/14/2021

Private Equity

42 North Dental

Yes

1

1/13/2021

Private Equity

Global Nephrology Solutions

Yes

1

12/1/2020

Secondary Market

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$99M

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10

11/17/2020

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

Date

8/4/2021

1/14/2021

1/13/2021

12/1/2020

11/17/2020

Round

Private Equity

Private Equity

Private Equity

Secondary Market

Private Equity

Company

Team Cymru

42 North Dental

Global Nephrology Solutions

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Amount

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Audax Group Portfolio Exits

76 Portfolio Exits

Audax Group has 76 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Katena on December 02, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

12/2/2021

Acquired

1

11/19/2021

Acquired

$991

7

10/28/2021

Acquired

$991

14

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$991

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10

Date

12/2/2021

11/19/2021

10/28/2021

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Exit

Acquired

Acquired

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Valuation

$991

$991

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

1

7

14

10

10

Audax Group Acquisitions

149 Acquisitions

Audax Group acquired 149 companies. Their latest acquisition was GCX Mounting Solutions on September 20, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/20/2021

Acq - Fin

3

8/24/2021

Loan

$26.5M

Acq - Fin

3

7/21/2021

Debt

$77M

Acq - Fin

1

7/8/2021

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10

6/28/2021

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$99M

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10

Date

9/20/2021

8/24/2021

7/21/2021

7/8/2021

6/28/2021

Investment Stage

Loan

Debt

Companies

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Valuation

Total Funding

$26.5M

$77M

$99M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

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Sources

3

3

1

10

10

Audax Group Fund History

20 Fund Histories

Audax Group has 20 funds, including Audax Mezzanine Fund V-A.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/6/2021

Audax Mezzanine Fund V-A

$1,850M

2

1/14/2021

Audax Private Equity Fund IV LP

$1,700M

2

2/29/2020

Audax Senior Loan Fund I LP

Private Debt (Other)

$800M

1

1/8/2019

Audax Direct Lending Solutions Fund

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$99M

10

9/5/2018

Audax Group Private Equity VI

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$99M

10

Closing Date

5/6/2021

1/14/2021

2/29/2020

1/8/2019

9/5/2018

Fund

Audax Mezzanine Fund V-A

Audax Private Equity Fund IV LP

Audax Senior Loan Fund I LP

Audax Direct Lending Solutions Fund

Audax Group Private Equity VI

Fund Type

Private Debt (Other)

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Status

Amount

$1,850M

$1,700M

$800M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

2

1

10

10

Audax Group Partners & Customers

4 Partners and customers

Audax Group has 4 strategic partners and customers. Audax Group recently partnered with Cozzini Bros on March 3, 2017.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/10/2017

Partner

Cozzini Bros

United States

Lincoln International represents Audax Private Equity in the sale of Cozzini Bros., Inc. to Birch Hill Equity Partners

Mr. Finnegan expressed Cozzini Bros. , Inc. 's excitement to partner with Birch Hill , stating , `` We are thrilled to partner with Birch Hill as we embark on the next phase of our growth and are grateful to our friends at Audax for their tremendous support . ''

4

2/17/2015

Partner

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6/5/2012

Vendor

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10/9/2008

Partner

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10

Date

3/10/2017

2/17/2015

6/5/2012

10/9/2008

Type

Partner

Partner

Vendor

Partner

Business Partner

Cozzini Bros

Country

United States

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News Snippet

Lincoln International represents Audax Private Equity in the sale of Cozzini Bros., Inc. to Birch Hill Equity Partners

Mr. Finnegan expressed Cozzini Bros. , Inc. 's excitement to partner with Birch Hill , stating , `` We are thrilled to partner with Birch Hill as we embark on the next phase of our growth and are grateful to our friends at Audax for their tremendous support . ''

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Sources

4

10

10

10

Audax Group Service Providers

10 Service Providers

Audax Group has 10 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Acq - Fin

Counsel

General Counsel

Acq - Fin

Counsel

General Counsel

Acq - Fin

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Provider Type

Counsel

Counsel

Investment Bank

Service Type

General Counsel

General Counsel

Financial Advisor

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Audax Group Team

13 Team Members

Audax Group has 13 team members, including current Managing Director, Cory D. Mims.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Cory D. Mims

ICV Partners, and TSG Capital Group

Managing Director

Current

David McAnelly

Blue Sea Capital, RESA Power, Trelleborg, and U.S. Army

Chief Operating Officer

Former

Pankaj Gupta

Senior Vice President

Former

Sara Lipscomb

Senior Vice President

Former

Christopher S. Satti

Fox Networks Group - UK, Audax Private Debt, and Monitor Group

Senior Vice President

Former

Name

Cory D. Mims

David McAnelly

Pankaj Gupta

Sara Lipscomb

Christopher S. Satti

Work History

ICV Partners, and TSG Capital Group

Blue Sea Capital, RESA Power, Trelleborg, and U.S. Army

Fox Networks Group - UK, Audax Private Debt, and Monitor Group

Title

Managing Director

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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