John Hill

John Hill

Newport Beach private equity firm JW Hill Capital has acquired an aerospace parts manufacturer in Burbank.

Financial details of the purchase of GKN Aerospace Bandy Machining Inc. weren’t disclosed.

JW Hill, run by former Rockwell Collins executive John Hill, targets the manufacturing, distribution and industrial services sectors. Its portfolio primarily consists of business-to-business companies with annual adjusted earnings between $2 million and $10 million, according to its website.

Bandy specializes in precision-machined aircraft hinges used in several types of commercial and military applications. It has 78 employees.

D.A. Davidson’s Investment Banking Group helped structure the deal and advised JW Hill through negotiations, documentation and closing.