Blackland Adds Parts Maker Prikos To Aerospace Portfolio

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 1:15 PM EST) -- Aerospace and defense-oriented private equity firm Blackland Group LLC has purchased aircraft parts maker Prikos & Becker Tool Co. for an undisclosed sum, Dallas-based Blackland said Thursday.

The purchase of Skokie, Ill.-based Prikos will augment the private equity firm's aerospace industry manufacturing portfolio created in March with the purchase of component maker Kessington Holdings LP.

Prikos specializes in intricate assemblies that require metal fabrications produced through stamping, laser cutting, machining and welding. Prikos has developed a particular expertise in manufacturing landing gear heat shields on a...
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