Portfolio

Our companies strengthen the offering to customers by providing valuable reach-back capabilities to each business within the portfolio.

Acorn is a global supplier of technologies, systems and services that support key aerospace, defense and intelligence commercial and military programs. Capabilities within the portfolio range from financing, engineering and integration services to manufacturing, logistics and aircraft modifications. We organize our companies into five core groups: Composites, Finance, Defense Electronics, Services and Materials.

Composites

AGC AeroComposites

Operating brand for the composites group which is comprised of entities offering composite, metallic and engineering solutions for the aerospace & defense industry.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: Fund III

North Coast Composites

Manufacture of advanced composites for the aerospace industry using state-of-the-art fabrication of resin transfer molded (RTM) and vacuum-assisted resin transfer molded (VARTM) components. Its partner company, North Coast Tool and Mold Corp., is a designer and manufacturer of quality molds and tools for the aerospace industry and provides innovative solutions including resin transfer molds, lay-up molds, compression molds and plastic injection molds.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: Fund III

Unitech Composites and Structures

Manufacture and assembly of advanced composite aerostructures with expertise in fabricating complex aircraft components using traditional and automated production processes. Unitech has content on every Boeing aircraft flying, commercial and military, and was the first US Tier II composite supplier certified for Airbus on the A350.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: Fund III

Integrated Composites

  • Design and production of advanced composite structures for military and commercial uses, including proprietary product development. Integrated Composites is the leader in light-weight composite weapons pylons and other rotor wing savings programs.

  • Status: Consolidated
  • Fund: Fund III

Tods Aerospace

  • Manufacture, assembly and MRO of advanced composite materials and engineering solutions for air and sea defense systems, aircraft interiors and air transport equipment. Specialties include design engineering, radomes, sonar and underwater acoustic domes, fairings, and high-temperature applications.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: Fund III

Paul Fabs

Manufacturing of complex, high precision, fabricated and machined exotic metal components and assemblies for the aerospace engine, aerostructure and nuclear power generation industries.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: Fund III

Services

APSE

Provider of logistics, kitting, parts and inventory management solutions for the aerospace & defense industry.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: Fund II

Veracity

Advanced non-destructive evaluation (NDE) inspections solutions for the power generation and aerospace & defense industries.

  • Status: Exit
  • Fund: Fund I

Berry Aviation

A trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes government, private charter, scheduled and on-demand freight, component maintenance repair and overhaul, and fixed base operations. In 1987, Berry Aviation extended its aviation services by becoming a Department of Defense CARB-approved air carrier with worldwide operating authority and has provided specialty aviation services to various branches of the U.S. military and other U.S. government organizations. Berry Aviation conducts the contiguous U.S. and outside the contiguous U.S. (OCONUS) operations with a fleet of over 25 aircraft, with past and current OCONUS operations including Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Afghanistan, Peru and Africa.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: Fund IV

DIMO Corp.

A leading value-added distributor of operationally critical parts and higher-level assemblies for power, electromechanical, life support and mission-specific aircraft systems.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: IV

Integrated Defense

Commuter Air Technology

Experts in aircraft modification, engineering, training, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and tactical special mission support.

  • Status: Exit
  • Fund: Fund II

Valair Aviation

FAA Part 145 repair station and provider of aircraft maintenance, repair, overhaul, and modification services, and full-service FBO. Certified repair center and reseller for many OEMs, including Commander, Cessna, Beechcraft, Piper, Rockwell Collins, Garmin, Raisbeck, and Blackhawk.

  • Status: Exit
  • Fund: Fund II

Mission Transportation

FAA Part 135 operator providing customized aircraft charter solutions to suit any private or military requirement.

  • Status: Exit
  • Fund: Fund II

Kirkpatrick Avionics

FAA 145 avionics repair station, focusing on engineering, installation, and repair of advanced avionics systems, including glass cockpit installations, NextGen, military communications, and entertainment systems.

  • Status: Consolidated (Valair)
  • Fund: Fund II

Finance

SinglePoint

The operating brand for AGC’s aircraft finance & leasing companies, which include ALG, SMSG, TESG, and AeroLend. Together, the companies work to provide creative financing solutions for older, customized, special mission, and government use aircraft.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: spv1

Aircraft Logistics Group

Focused on providing specialty financing solutions for modified aircraft and aero-derivative assets that are otherwise difficult to finance with traditional lending partners.

  • Status: Bolt-on
  • Fund: spv1

Special Mission Support Group

Provides funding for special mission and government use fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

  • Status: Bolt-On
  • Fund: spv1

TESG

Provides aircraft finance and leasing to the general aviation and air charter markets.

  • Status: Bolt-on
  • Fund: spv1

AeroLend

Provides aircraft finance and leasing brokerage services to the general aviation and air cargo markets.

  • Status: Consolidated
  • Fund: spv1

Materials

Aerospheres

Value-added distributor and supplier of chemicals, paints, adhesives, sealants, and composites in support of airline MRO operations worldwide.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: spv2

Engineering

Raisbeck

Dedicated to improvement in performance and productivity of business and commercial aircraft through the infusion of advanced technology into in-service and new production aircraft.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: IV

Defense Electronics

TSS

TSS Solutions, an Acorn Growth Company, is the defense electronics leader in upgrading, reengineering, repairing and operating ground-based tactical and fixed position radar and SATCOM systems. The Company is committed to building innovative products and delivering world-class engineering and technical service to support customers’ missions globally. TSS Solutions serves the global defense, telecommunications, and commercial industries. The men and women of TSS Solutions are proud to support the United States and its allies who protect national interests and preserve freedom around the world. www.TSSsolutions.com

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: IV

CIS

Serves the secure communications market as a leading provider of communications and computing solutions for government and commercial customers. CIS designs and manufactures a wide range of products, which include secure telephones (under the TSG protocol), secure computers (TEMPEST), encrypted tactical communication systems, secure tele- and video-conferencing systems, and a variety of specialty systems used in secure networks. The products are a mix of those designed and manufactured in-house and Commercial-off-the-Shelf ("COTS") IT and telephony systems that are modified. Primary customers include organizations within the defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and homeland security communities whose missions depend heavily on their ability to communicate and exchange information in a secure manner and to operate in challenging physical environments.

  • Status: Current
  • Fund: IV