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Investing in aerospace and defense is in Rockwood’s DNA, starting with our very first investment in Hunter Defense (now HDT Global).

From C-suite executives to senior ranking military leaders, our advisors and team members held meaningful careers in the aerospace and defense industry. Rockwood’s broad set of resources and experience help lower middle market aerospace and defense businesses reach new heights.

As a private equity firm serving aerospace and defense companies, we bring operational and advisory talent to help navigate markets, grow your team, and expand your industry presence, including:

  • Prior C-level and operational roles at leading manufacturers and distributors of products serving the commercial and military aerospace markets
  • Network of industry executives, thought leaders, decision-makers in Washington, D.C., OEMs, and suppliers
  • Network of experienced retired military officers and executives for board or advisory positions
  • Market and business insights to expand sales channels, broaden product offerings, and gain new customers, including:
    • Experience in mil-spec, COTS, and commercial product offerings
    • Contracting experience with the primes, subcontractors, and GSA
    • Government contracting and compliance history, including experience with set-aside contracts
    • Knowledge of DCAA compliance and government accounting practices
    • Regulatory insights, including ITAR and AECA, and with the FAA and international aviation authorities

Investment Focus: Aerospace & Defense

Across commercial aerospace, military and defense, and space subsectors:

  • Prime contractors
  • Sub-prime contractors
  • Electronics and electrical systems providers

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Meet Rockwood A&D River Guide® Glenn Davidson

Glenn Davidson

Rockwood River Guide Glenn Davidson has been a trusted advisor and partner to Rockwood for many years, having served as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of BJG Electronics, Inc.

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