Mesirow Financial advises Aviation Mobility on sale



Mesirow Financial acted as lead financial advisor to Aviation Mobility, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Meggitt PLC, on its sale to Smarte Carte, Inc., a portfolio company of 3i Group PLC, the company said.

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Aviation Mobility is the domestic provider of legally mandated mobility equipment for special assistance passengers in the commercial air transport sector.

The company has established brand recognition in the industry for its comprehensive product and service portfolio, and commitment to exceptional customer service. With a fleet of wheelchairs deployed at more than 300 airports, the company serves a long-standing blue-chip customer base consisting largely of commercial airlines and airport service providers. In addition, the company offers robust customer service, providing expert technicians on-site to inspect and service the deployed wheelchair fleet.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialized extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world provider of aerospace, defense and energy. Meggitt employs nearly 11,000 people at 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide. To learn more, visit meggitt.com.

For over 40 years, Smarte Carte has built on its reputation as an innovator and self-service leader. The company has developed a line of self-service lockers which are used in more than 1,000 locations, primarily for daily storage of personal items. It has expanded the functionality of lockers to incorporate parcel locker, grocery and pharmaceutical deliveries. To learn more, visit smartecarte.com.

3i is an investment company with two complementary businesses, Private Equity and Infrastructure, specializing in core investment markets in Northern Europe and North America. 3i´s Private Equity team provides investment solutions for growing companies, backing entrepreneurs and management teams of mid-market companies. To learn more, visit 3i.com.

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. To learn more, visit mesirowfinancial.com.