LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22, 2015: CriticalPoint Capital, LLC (“CPC”), the investment affiliate of CriticalPoint Partners, LLC, announced today that it has acquired the Electronic Materials Division (“EMD”) from the Rogers Corporation (“Rogers”). This division was previously acquired as part of Rogers’ acquisition of Arlon, LLC in January 2015. The company will be renamed Arlon EMD.

Arlon EMD is a leading manufacturer of specialty, high-performance laminate and prepreg materials used in the construction of printed circuit boards for a wide variety of applications. Arlon EMD participates in diverse markets ranging from military and commercial avionics to industrial and semiconductor testing. Arlon EMD has a 30 year history of product innovation and manufacturing unique materials for niche and specialty applications.

“This acquisition gives our firm a strong foothold in the electronics industry,” commented Matt Young, founder and CEO of CPC. “We firmly believe that Arlon’s deep industry knowledge combined with their technical know-how will fuel continued, sustainable growth into the foreseeable future. We are excited to help build upon Arlon’s long history of success.”

Leading the transaction for CriticalPoint were Matt Young, and Executive Vice President, Brad Holtmeier. This marks the third acquisition for CriticalPoint Capital since its founding in early 2013.

About CriticalPoint Capital

CriticalPoint Capital seeks opportunities to invest in companies with long-term value creation potential or circumstances that require an uneventful ownership transition. CPC provides flexible capital to companies that can be structured through any of the following means: acquisition, recapitalization, growth capital, or rescue financing.

About CriticalPoint Partners

CriticalPoint Partners is an M&A advisory firm, headquartered in Los Angeles, focused on sourcing, negotiating and executing a range of outsourced corporate finance solutions to enhance shareholder value. CriticalPoint Partners builds customer-centric, long-term partnerships with our representative clients to create strong relationships that span the course of multiple transactions.


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