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April 21, 2015 8:07 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of American Securities

Company Overview

American Securities is the investment arm of American Securities, L.P. specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. The firm specializes in senior debt and equity investments in leveraged buyouts, recapitalization, going private transactions, industry consolidations, growth capital investment, and middle market investments. It does not invest in subordinate debt or other junior securities. It seeks to invest in companies operating in the general consumer and restaurants; healthcare including medical technology, outsourcing ; industrial including, general industrial, aviation, government IT services, automotive, measurement controls, building products, transportation and logistics, ae...

299 Park Avenue

34th Floor

New York, NY 10171

United States

Founded in 1947





Key Executives for American Securities

President, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Director
Age: 52
Managing Director
Age: 75
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

American Securities Key Developments

Arizona Chemical Reportedly Seeks More Than $1.5 Billion In Sale

Arizona Chemical Company, LLC is reportedly exploring a sale that could value it at over $1.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Private equity firm, American Securities, the majority owner of Arizona Chemical, has interviewed investment banks in recent weeks to appoint a financial advisor on the sale of the company, the people said this week.

Metaldyne, HHI and Grede To Merge And Go Public

American Securities is under discussions with investment banks about merging Metaldyne, LLC, HHI Group Holdings, LLC and Grede Holdings, LLC and take the combined company public via a subsequent initial public offering at a valuation of around $4 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. American Securities declined to comment while representatives of Metaldyne, HHI and Grede did not respond to requests for comment.

Fairmount Minerals Reportedly Eyes $1 Billion IPO

Fairmount Minerals Ltd. is exploring an initial public offering of around $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said. American Securities holds a controlling stake in Fairmount, which could be valued at more than $6 billion, including debt. Barclays Plc, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo & Co are likely to lead the IPO of Fairmount Minerals, some of the sources added.

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