Compass Aerospace Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1997

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 180


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

  • Investments
  • 1

Compass Aerospace General Information


Manufacturer of structural components and assemblies for the aerospace industry in the northwestern United States. The company offers sheet metal parts, precision machined components, and integrated assemblies for aircraft. It provides components for such aircraft as the Apache, Blackhawk, and Chinook helicopters, as well as the C-5, KC-135, E2-C Hawkeye, F/A-18, F/A-22, and Joint Strike Fighter. The company operates through divisions including Brittain Machine, Compass Aerospace Northwest, Lamsco West, and Western Methods. It serves global aerospace and domestic defense industries.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Aerospace and Defense
Other Industries
Machinery (B2B)
Corporate Office
  • 2344 South Pullman Street
  • Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • United States

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Compass Aerospace Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Compass Aerospace Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Douglas Solomon Chief Executive Officer
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Compass Aerospace Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Compass Aerospace Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Compass Aerospace Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Sea-Lect Products 11-May-1998 0000000000 Industrial Supplies and Parts
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Compass Aerospace FAQs

  • When was Compass Aerospace founded?

    Compass Aerospace was founded in 1997.

  • Who is the CEO of Compass Aerospace?

    Douglas Solomon is the CEO of Compass Aerospace.

  • Where is Compass Aerospace headquartered?

    Compass Aerospace is headquartered in Santa Ana, CA.

  • What is the size of Compass Aerospace?

    Compass Aerospace has 180 total employees.

  • What industry is Compass Aerospace in?

    Compass Aerospace’s primary industry is Aerospace and Defense.

  • Is Compass Aerospace a private or public company?

    Compass Aerospace is a Private company.

  • What is Compass Aerospace’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Compass Aerospace is 000000.

  • How much funding has Compass Aerospace raised over time?

    Compass Aerospace has raised $170M.

  • Who are Compass Aerospace’s investors?

    Access Value Investors and Credit Suisse have invested in Compass Aerospace.

  • When was Compass Aerospace acquired?

    Compass Aerospace was acquired on 15-Oct-2007.

  • Who acquired Compass Aerospace?

    Compass Aerospace was acquired by Synchronous Aerospace Group.

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