We are pleased to announce that SRP Advisors, LLC initiated the transaction and acted as financial advisor to Eckler Industries, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Dearborn Classics, the world’s leading provider of restoration parts and accessories for mid-sized and full-sized Fords. Based in Titusville, FL, Eckler Industries is a leading aftermarket supplier of restoration parts and accessories for enthusiast vehicles. Over the last twenty years, Dearborn Classics has been the premier source for parts and accessories for 1957 to 1979 Fords – with a focus on the Galaxie, Fairlane, Torino, Falcon, Comet and Ranchero models. The company sells a complete line of interior and exterior parts and accessories directly to retail customers through specialty catalogs and the internet, and has been a leader in developing and producing hard-to-find and out-of-production Ford parts. The company is also known for market leading customer service that fits the Eckler’s tradition of excellence in the automotive restoration industry.
This transaction extends the successful track record of SRP Advisors working with leading companies in the consumer products market.
“This acquisition will allow Eckler’s to continue to position itself as the industry leader for restoration of all makes and models of classic cars and trucks. We’re very excited about Dearborn Classics – it’s a terrific company and a great fit for Eckler’s given its leadership in restoration for the Ford market.”Matt Jordan
Chief Executive Officer
Eckler Industries, Inc.
For more information about this transaction or the merger and acquisition advisory services of SRP Advisors, LLC, please contact Sean Prendergast, Managing Partner at 818-936-2511.
About Eckler Industries, Inc.
Eckler Industries, Inc., based in Titusville, FL, is a leading catalog and online retailer of aftermarket parts for predominantly classic cars. The Company’s offerings include Corvette, 1955-1957 Classic Chevy, 1958-1972 Chevy, Classic Chevy Truck, First Generation Camaro, Later Generation Camaro, Chevelle, El Camino, Ford, Porsche and Mercedes. Eckler’s is a portfolio company of Century Park Capital Partners.
About Dearborn Classics
Dearborn Classics is an international mail order company that specializes in the manufacture and supply of quality parts and accessories for the Ford Ranchero, Ford Falcon, Ford Fairlane, Ford Galaxie, Ford Torino and Select Mercury models. They specialize in 1957-1979 classic Ford & Mercury automobiles, and have the most extensive restoration inventory in the industry.
About SRP Advisors, LLC
SRP Advisors, LLC provides merger and acquisition advisory services to both buyers and sellers of middle market companies. SRP Advisors works with owners of private companies across all industry segments who might be interested in exploring alternatives for their company such as a full or partial sale of the business, an investment in the business from a private equity group, or a transition of ownership to management or the next generation of family. SRP Advisors also provides strategic acquisition advisory services for public, private and private equity sponsored companies looking to grow their business through mergers and acquisitions. Contact Sean Prendergast, Managing Partner at 818-936-2511.