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Lincolnshire Management Exits Holley Performance Products after Five Successful Years

On 29th October 2018, Lincolnshire Managementadvised Funds, announced the sale of Holley Performance Products to anaffiliate company of Sentinel Capital Partners. The sale let to the merger ofHolley and Driven Performance Brands. However, the details of this transactionwere not made public.

Holley Performance Products is a designer, manufacturing and marketing company for branded products founded in 1903. It serves the stable and the expanding performance automotive aftermarket. With over a century of service, Holley has become a leader in the American performance car culture. Its complementary brands such as Hooker, Edge, MSD, ACCEL, NOS, Superchips, Racepak, Weiand, Mallory, Hays, Earls, DiabloSport and Quick Fuel Technologies are the leading brands in the industry. Holley serves a premium market and promises to offer unmatched value to vehicle enthusiasts to quench their passions.

Speaking during the transaction, T.J Maloney, an affiliate ns Chairman of Lincolnshire Management had a lot of praises for Holley. He said that Holley’s leading product portfolio, brand strength, and world-class management team offers a very interesting investment opportunity for the Company. Since partnering with Holley in 2013, two companies have worked hand-in-hand to create an aggressive acquisition strategy.

Holley’s longstanding expertise in the industry has enabled the company to come up with innovative products that are industry and customer-focused. Speaking in praise of the teams from either side, BenBernett, a Principal Officer at Lincolnshire Management said the two have done a commendable job in the creating products that serve that respective market to satisfaction. As a result, this has tripled the company’s revenues and quadrupled its earnings over their investment period.

In addition to this, Tom Tomlison, CEO and President of Holley had a lot of praise for Lincolnshire Management. He commended their knowledge of the market, products and consumer preferences. The ability of Lincolnshire to understand the complexities surrounding the market and create tangible solutions has enhanced their growth during the past 5 years of the partnership.

About Lincolnshire Management

Lincolnshire Management is a privately-held equity firm founded in 1986. It is mainly focused in the growth of middle market companies. Its headquarters are based in New York and have regional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Atlanta.

The company invests in the acquisitions of private firms, corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, equity management for both private and public companies and management buyouts. Lincolnshire Management currently has a portfolio of over $1.7 b in private equity capital.