RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Lincoln International Represents Ultrafabrics Sale

Thu Mar 9, 2017

NEW YORK - Lincoln International represented Ultrafabrics, LLC in its sale to Daiichi Kasei Co., Ltd., a publicly traded company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan, for a total consideration that translates into an enterprise value of $150 million.

Ultrafabrics, based in Tarrytown, New York, and founded in 1999, is a pioneer in high-performance polyurethane fabrics. The company has a track record of first-to-market innovations driven by state-of-the-art R&D capabilities to manufacture and distribute superior quality products for its original equipment manufacturer customers. The company is a leading OEM supplier to various end-markets, delivering award-winning polyurethane fabrics. The company's end-markets include furniture, automotive, RV, aviation, healthcare and marine.

"With a strong understanding of Ultrafabrics' value proposition, Lincoln executed a complex transaction which resulted in a successful outcome that allows Ultrafabrics and DKK to continue to grow," Lincoln Co-Founder and CEO Clay Rosenberg says. "Lincoln's deep industry knowledge and process guidance, combined with their superior execution abilities, led to outstanding results."

"Lincoln's team remained highly engaged and involved throughout the process, providing key strategic advice and ultimately providing a successful outcome for us and our long-standing partner, DKK," Ultrafabrics Co-Founder and President Danielle Boecker-Primack says.

"This transaction showcases Lincoln Internationals' unique ability to manage complex cross-border processes involving both public and private companies across geographies and industry verticals," Lincoln Managing Director Federico Mennella says. "We are delighted to have had the opportunity to generate significant value for Ultrafabrics and its shareholders."

Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Ultrafabrics, working closely with Ultrafabrics' shareholders and senior management team throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction in the U.S. and Japan.

For more information on Lincoln's Global Chemicals Leadership Team, visit www.lincolninternational.com/industries/chemicals/.