Barings, one of the world’s leading financial services firms, announced today that it served as the sole agent and lead arranger on first lien senior credit facilities to support Liberty Hall Capital Partners’ refinancing of the existing debt of its portfolio company, AIM Aerospace.
AIM Aerospace, based in Renton, Washington, is a leading designer and producer of advanced composite structures, systems, engine components and thermoplastic technology for the global aerospace industry. The company supplies thermoset and thermoplastic composite solutions to Tier 1 aero-structure and aero-equipment suppliers and to aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
“Liberty Hall appreciates the partner-like approach that Barings brought to support our investment in AIM Aerospace,” said Rowan Taylor, Liberty Hall’s founding Partner. “Barings’ creativity in structuring, ability to move quickly and speak for the entire facility helped expedite the process and provide a solution to support AIM’s future growth.”
“Barings is grateful for the opportunity to partner with the team at Liberty Hall to meet the capital needs of AIM Aerospace,” said Jessica Lee, a managing director at Barings. “The growth prospects for AIM are exciting given the Company’s strong position as a key supplier, longstanding relationships with the aircraft industry’s leading OEMs and the expertise Liberty Hall can offer based on more than a decade of investing in businesses serving the global aerospace and defense industry.”