June 23, 2018 7:09 AM ET

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Company Overview of J.F. Lehman and Company, LLC

Company Overview

J.F. Lehman & Company, Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in buyout, industry consolidation, corporate divestitures, mature, and acquiring lower middle market companies. It does not invest in turnaround situations. The firm typically invests in the defense, aerospace, engineering and maritime, government, environmental sectors and shipping industries and the technologies that originate from them. It prefers to invest in the United States and United Kingdom defense markets. It prefers to invest between $25 million and $75 million in companies with enterprise values of between $30 million and $300 million. The firm seeks to make majority stake and control investments in its portfolio c...

110 East 59th Street

27th Floor

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 1992





Key Executives for J.F. Lehman and Company, LLC

Founding Partner & Chairman
Age: 74
Founding Partner
Age: 84
Founding Partner & Member of Operating Executive Board
Age: 86
Member of Operating Executive Board & Managing Director, Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

J.F. Lehman and Company, LLC Key Developments

J.F. Lehman & Company Announces Executive Changes

J.F. Lehman & Company announced the addition of two professionals to its New York office: David M. Ashcraft, Managing Director of Portfolio Operations, and Michael W. Cueter, Senior Associate. Mr. Ashcraft will be involved in all aspects of the firm's private equity investment program with an emphasis on the operational evaluation and oversight of portfolio companies from acquisition through exit. He joins J.F. Lehman from Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC ("COAC"), the in-house operations affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. Mr. Cueter joined J.F. Lehman & Company in February 2018 after more than two years at Olympus Partners, where he served as an Associate and supported the due diligence, acquisition and oversight of the firm's private equity investments in a variety of business sectors.

J.F. Lehman and Company, LLC Announces the Appointment of Caroline Bibb to its Operating Executive Board

J.F. Lehman and Company, LLC announced the appointment of Caroline Bibb to its Operating Executive Board. Ms. Bibb will remain a director of several current portfolio companies including National Response Corporation, Ravn Air Group, Sprint Energy Services and API Technologies. Before joining J.F. Lehman & Company in 2013, she ran her own consulting business after spending 30 years with Honeywell, where she last served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell's Catalyst, Adsorbents and Specialties business. Prior to that role, she served as President of Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, a business in the Honeywell Defense platform. She has been involved in a variety of businesses and has specific experience in general management including manufacturing operations, marketing, regulatory affairs, strategic planning, international business, joint ventures and talent management.

J.F. Lehman & Company, Inc. Announces the Addition of James R. Baumgardner to its Operating Executive Board

J.F. Lehman & Company announced the addition of James R. Baumgardner to its Operating Executive Board ("OEB"). The OEB is a group of seasoned industry and government executives who have significant experience in the firm's target industries. Through key relationships and sector-specific knowledge, OEB members contribute to sourcing and evaluating transactions, advising on portfolio company strategy and recruiting senior level portfolio company management. Mr. Baumgardner brings over 30 years of executive experience to the OEB and the firm. He began his environmental and technical services career at US Ecology, Inc. in 1999 where he initially served as CFO. Currently, Mr. Baumgardner serves on several corporate boards and is Chairman of Peak Utility Services Group, Inc. having previously served as Peak's CEO.

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