Aerospace & Defense

Fort Dearborn Partners understands the rigors of being an aerospace and defense supplier from precision manufacturing to navigating both large OEM and government agency procurement processes.

Fort Dearborn has worked with a variety of industry players to improve operating performance, free up working capital, restructure debt and develop strategic plans.  Our work in the aerospace and defense sectors includes both privately held and publicly traded companies.

Highlighted Engagements

$350M
Revenue

centrifugal and sand castings manufacturer for various industries

$200M
Revenue

flight critical parts for military and commercial aircraft applications

$180M
Revenue

armed and unarmed security services and airport screening

$100M
Revenue

Metal Finishing, adhesives, coatings & painting

$35M
Revenue

open-die forgings, rolled rings and melting operations

$25M
Revenue

alloy foundry

$25M
Revenue

highly precision military, commercial airline and space shuttle parts

$25M
Revenue

manufacturer of custom armored vehicles for federal and state agencies

$10M
Revenue

manufactures tanks for pressurized gases

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

Sep - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Motor Distributor

Fort Dearborn Partners served as a financial advisor for the refinancing of a $3.5M Line of Credit and $2.2M mortgage for a $20 million Illinois-based motor distributor coming... Read More

Sep - 20

Jim Sandberg Joins Fort Dearborn

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Jim Sandberg has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.

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Jul - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Private High School

Chicago, IL - Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that we served as exclusive financial advisor to a private high school for the refinancing of $13,000,000 in... Read More