May River Capital Acquires Hunt Valve

HuntValve_LogoHunt Valve, a Salem, OH-based fluid power engineering company specializing in severe duty valves and components, was acquired by May River Capital.

May River Capital partnered on the investment with Bratenahl Capital, a Cleveland-based family office, other family offices as co-investors, and Maranon Capital, who provided mezzanine debt and an equity co-investment.
Fifth Third Structured Finance Group provided senior debt financing.

Led by Brad Sterner, President/CEO, Hunt Valve provides a wide range of industrial and military customers with severe duty valves and complementary engineered components and system solutions for applications that include primary metals (steel, aluminum), energy (nuclear, hydro, downstream oil & gas), process (chemical), and U. S. Navy nuclear-powered vessels, including all submarines and carriers in operation as well as the Virginia Class, Ford Class and soon-to-be-in-production Ohio Replacement.



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