BKD Capital Advisors Advises Murphy Machine Products, Inc. on Acquisition by Consolidated Machine & Tools

News Release Feb 12, 2020

February 2020 – BKD Capital Advisors, LLC (BKDCA) is pleased to announce that Murphy Machine Products (MMP) has been acquired by Consolidated Machine & Tool Holdings (CMTH), a platform holding company comprised of industry leading manufacturers specializing in precision machining, fabrication, assembly and design of highly engineered components. CMTH’s companies primarily cater to the aerospace, defense, military, space/satellite and industrial sectors. BKDCA acted as the financial advisor to MMP in this transaction.

MMP’s CEO, Mark Florczak, commented, “It was a pleasure working with BKD, they made the whole process of marketing/selling our business a very smooth and efficient transaction! It was great working with Greg Lafin and Al Downs, we relied on their professional expertise and experience navigating the challenges of selling a business!”

Established in 1965, Murphy Machine Products, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing job shop. Based out of Wood Dale, Illinois, MMP serves customers in the construction, medical, aerospace, hydraulics and defense industries. MMP provides high-quality, cost-effective Swiss CNC turned products, CNC machining center work, centerless grinding and complete secondary services, including light assemble and passivation. The acquisition provides CMTH with a respected Midwest operator that has an established customer base across several industries.

About BKD Capital Advisors
Founded in 1994, BKD Capital Advisors, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BKD, LLP, is a leading investment banking firm providing merger and acquisition, capital formation and strategic advisory services to middle-market companies. BKD Capital Advisors has offices in six cities in the U.S., including Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis and Springfield, Missouri. BKD Capital Advisors is a member of FINRA and SIPC.

About Consolidated Machine & Tool Holdings, LLC (https://www.cmth.com/)
CMTH is a platform holding company formed in 2017 by White Wolf Capital, LLC to acquire industry leading manufacturers specializing in precision machining, fabrication, assembly and design of highly engineered components. CMTH’s companies are AS9100, ISO 9001 and ITAR certified/registered and have seasoned management teams in all locations with significant experience serving various blue chip customers across multiple industries.

For more information about the transaction, please contact Gregory Lafin at 630.282.9500 or glafin@bkd.com.

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