Lincolnshire Management is a New York-based private equity firm that invests in growing middle market companies. Between their New York City and Chicago locations, they have invested in over 85 companies since they were founded in 1986. They have four funds that are collectively worth over $1.7 billion including their latest one, Lincolnshire Equity Fund IV, which is worth $835 million.
The team at Lincolnshire Management takes a collaborative approach to investing. When they invest or acquire a company they work with the management team in order to pursue growth and further opportunities. Lincolnshire Management has successfully invested through all sort of market conditions and cycles over the past 30 years. Their Lincolnshire Funds II and III have been ranked in the top 25 percent of private equity funds in the United States.
One of their acquisitions was Holley Performance Products, a company they acquired in 2013. In October 2018 they sold Holley to Driven Performance Brands, a subsidiary of Sentinel Capital Partners. Holley is a firm that makes branded performance products for the car enthusiast community.
Holley makes several types of high-performance car parts such as manifolds, water pumps, carburetors, fuel injectors, and superchargers. These parts are used in classic cars, newer vehicles, race cars, trucks, and jeeps. Their brands include Ege, Diablosport, MSD, Sniper EFI, and Hooker Blackheart.
When Lincolnshire Management sold Holley it employed about 350 people. The president and CEO of Holley, Tom Tomlison, said that his company provides high-performance parts to a very passionate community that loves their cars. While working with Lincolnshire Management his company had successfully designed and launched a number of new products that were well received by their customers.
Lincolnshire Management had bought Holley from Monomoy Capital Partners. Chairman and CEO T.J. Maloney of Lincolnshire Management said that the strength of the Holley brand and its product portfolio had made this company a very attractive acquisition. He called Holley an iconic brand that has a proven track record of innovation and connecting with car enthusiasts across the nation. During the time his company owned Holley, their annual revenue had tripled and their profits quadrupled.
Read how Lincolnshire Management sold American Coach Lines, Inc.https://www.loeb.com/en/newsevents/news/2006/05/lincolnshire-management-inc-sells-american-coach