D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Oasis Materials Company LP, the leading provider of highly-engineered, precision ceramic thermal transition technologies, in its partnership with Fralock Holdings, LLC, a design, engineering and manufacturing company that develops advanced materials for critical applications.
Oasis Materials’ domain expertise and in-house engineering allow it to serve as a platform for a series of disruptive solutions across the aerospace and defense, semiconductor and healthcare markets. Founded in 2005, Oasis Materials occupies over 55,000 square feet throughout two facilities including its headquarters in Poway, Calif., and a Rocklin, Calif., operation.
“Oasis Materials is an innovative technology company with a strong portfolio of thermal management solutions and a sterling reputation. This acquisition will further enhance Fralock’s design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities as it relates to specialty ceramic components and thermal subassemblies,” said Paul Weisbrich, managing director and leader of Aerospace, Defense and Space investment banking at D.A. Davidson. “We wish the team the best of luck in their continued growth.” Fralock Holdings’ applications are used in a variety of ways that impact our lives, serving OEMs in the Aerospace, Life Science, Medical, Military, Oil and Gas, Satellite and Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturing markets. This acquisition will enable Fralock to incorporate Oasis Materials’ technology into its existing suite of products to offer a wider variety of solutions for customers seeking cost competitive ways to augment precision thermal transition management. The acquisition is part of a series of several recent acquisitions completed by Fralock Holdings as the company continues to focus on enhancing its capabilities and customer offerings.
This transaction highlights the continued success of D.A. Davidson’s Diversified Industrials practice, further demonstrating the firm's position as a leading advisor in this sector.
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