Trive Capital backs Valence Surface Technologies for three bolt-on deals


valence surfaceUS private equity firm Trive Capital has backed its portfolio company Valence Surface Technologies for three bolt-on acquisitions.

The metal processing and finishing specialist has acquired Pride Plating, Dynamic Paint Solutions and Coastline Metal Finishing.

Trive said that the deals have created the largest independent metal processing business that streamlines the aerospace supply chain and services the West Coast, Midwest, Oklahoma/Texas and Southeast machining and assembly markets.

Trive managing director David Stinnett said, “The addition of the Pride, DPS and CMF businesses provides Valence entrance into critical aerospace machining markets, as well as access to new OEM relationships and technical expertise that will be shared across the enterprise.

“Valence and Trive will also continue to invest to expand capacity, implement production systems and add services in each location to position the Company as an efficient, one-stop offering to its machining customers.”

Trive is investing from its third fund, which was closed on on $300m in July last year.

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