Monomoy Exits Holley Performance Products

Monomoy Exits Holley Performance Products

holley nfHolley Performance Products, an aftermarket marketer and supplier of high-performance auto parts and a portfolio company of Monomoy Capital Partners, has been acquired by Lincolnshire Management.

Holley Performance Products is a marketer and supplier of high-performance automotive fuel systems and exhaust products, including carburetors, electronic fuel injection products, fuel pumps, and exhaust headers. The company markets its products through a portfolio of brands, including: Holley, Hooker, Flowtech, Nitrous Oxide Systems or (“NOS”), Earl’s, and Weiand. Holley is headquartered in Bowling Green, KY and employs approximately 350 people (

Monomoy Capital Partners makes control investments in middle market businesses with $50 million to $500 million in annual sales. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, distribution, consumer product and foodservice industries. The firm has $700 million in assets under management and is headquartered in New York (

Lincolnshire Management invests from $10 million to $100 million in companies with revenues of $50 million to $500 million and operating cash flow of $5 million to $50 million. The firm is industry agnostic but has a specific interest in niche manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. Lincolnshire has $1.7 billion of capital under management and is currently investing from its $835 million private equity fund, Lincolnshire Equity Fund IV. Lincolnshire was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta, Chicago and Los Angeles (

BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Holley and Monomoy Capital Partners in this transaction. BB&T Capital Markets provides capital and advisory services including research, sales and trading, equity and debt underwriting, M&A advisory and corporate banking. BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the US with $182.7 billion in assets and a market capitalization of $23.8 billion, as of June 30, 2013. BB&T is based in Winston-Salem, NC (

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