Lincolnshire Management has recently (October 2018) made public the sale of Holley Performance Products to a company affiliated to Sentinel Capital Partners. Lincolnshire Management held Holley for the last five years and experienced great success with the company during that period with revenues up 300% and earnings up 400% during that time period of ownership. The Sentinel Capital Partners affiliate merged Holley with another company (Driven Performance Brands) after the purchase from Lincolnshire Management.
Holley’s track record has been impeccable in the automotive aftermarket niche since 1903 with many recognizable brands in the industry. Brands such as: Diablosport, Quick Fuel Technologies, Earls, Mallory, Hays, Racepak, Weiand, NOS, Superchips, Edge, ACCEL, MSD, and Hooker headers. Holley has advertised Hooker headers on dragsters in NHRA events many times over the years and NOS has also had a big following in the retail sector.
Lincolnshire Management was founded in 1986 as a private equity firm in New York City. Lincolnshire Management has focused on controlling investments in the middle market sector of companies over the last 30 years with over 85 acquisitions made during their time in business. Lincolnshire Management’s reach is through a wide scope of different markets and sectors with different industries represented in their portfolio. Their current portfolio consists of: Allison Marine, Dalbo Holdings Inc, Desch Plantpak, Latite, Nursery Supplies Inc, and True Temper Sports.
Here is a small sample of companies that Lincolnshire Management has invested in over the years: Williams Machine and Tools, Wabash, Transcraft, SMI/NexCycle, Sight and Sound Distributing, Prince Sports, Polaris Pool Systems, Patterson Gear and Machine, PADI, National Pen, Linq Industrial Fabrics, Holley, Fabric Group, Excelsior Radio Networks/Triton Media, Cutters, Custom Alloy, Credentials Services International, Bankruptcy Management Solutions, Automatic Bar Controls, Amports, American Coach Lines, Alaska Clubs, Aerosim, and 3SI Security Systems.
See Lincolnshire Management portfolio http://www.lincolnshiremgmt.com/portfolio/