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Fairbanks Morse Defense Acquires Hunt Valve to Expand Portfolio of Products and Services
Wednesday 15 September 2021

Wisconsin, US-based equipment supplier Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), serving military and commercial marine customers, has acquired US-based marine defense provider Hunt Valve company Inc., a speciality manufacturer of naval valves and electromechanical actuators to expand products and service portfolio, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

This acquisition expands FMD's capabilities and service solutions for shipyard, defense, and industrial customers including its support for and offerings to the US Nuclear Navy.

The transaction includes Hunt Valve, the Hunt Valve Actuator Division, MB Valve (Montreal Bronze) and Pima Valve, LLC.

Houlihan Lokey served as financial advisor to FMD and Arcline.

Fairbanks Morse Defense, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management is a principal supplier of reliable power systems, parts, and aftermarket service to the US Navy, Military Sealift Command, US Coast Guard, and the Canadian Coast Guard.

Hunt Valve brings fluid power engineering innovations and solutions to serve the US Navy, nuclear power, and industrial applications.
Date Published: 15/09/2021