Charger Investment Partners (“Charger”) announced today that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of PerTronix, LLC (“PerTronix”). As part of the transaction, PerTronix’s leadership team will remain in place. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in San Dimas, CA, PerTronix is a leading designer and manufacturer of performance aftermarket automotive products with market-leading brands in Ignition, Exhaust and Fuel Systems categories including PerTronix Ignition, Aeromotive Fuel Systems, Waterman, Taylor Cable Products, Doug’s Original Headers, JBA Performance Exhaust, Patriot Exhaust, Compu-Fire, and Spyke. PerTronix and its brands have a rich, long-standing history of contributing to the automotive performance, restoration, and racing culture through a reputation of quality, innovation, and customer service.
Charger Investment Partners, based in El Segundo, California, is a private equity firm that invests in dynamic small and mid-sized companies primarily in the industrial, services, and consumer industries that can benefit from Charger’s partnership and value enhancement expertise. The firm’s principals have decades of experience successfully building market-leading companies and utilizing an operationally focused, flexible capital approach that encompasses a variety of transaction types including ownership transitions, corporate carve-outs, and recapitalizations.
PerTronix, LLC, founded in 1991 and based in San Dimas, CA, houses the automotive aftermarket’s top shelf manufacturers of performance products. From ignition product to exhaust systems for Hot Rods, Custom and Muscle Cars to Trucks and Motorcycles, PerTronix Performance Brands’ industry savvy and expertise provide spark, horsepower, sound, and unrivaled performance for nostalgic to modern enthusiasts alike. PerTronix Performance Brands includes: PerTronix Ignition, Aeromotive Fuel Systems, Taylor Cable Products, Doug’s Original Headers, JBA Performance Exhaust, Patriot Exhaust, Compu-Fire, and Spyke.
The Spartan Group LLC acted as a financial advisor to PerTronix in this transaction.