Mensura Advises J.F. Lehman & Company and its Investment Affiliates on the Sale of IMIA Group Holdings

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ATLANTAMensura Capital, LLC and Mensura Securities, LLC (“Mensura”) today announced that it advised J.F. Lehman & Company on the sale of IMIA Group Holdings, LLC (“IMIA” or the “Company”) to investment affiliates of The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Stellex Capital Management. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

IMIA is a multi-discipline marine contractor providing comprehensive marine preservation, structural, scaffolding and environmental containment, and staffing services for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) and new construction of the U.S. Navy (“USN”) fleet. The Company was formed through the combination of J.F. Lehman & Company portfolio companies IMIA Holdings and American Scaffold Holdings. IMIA is headquartered in Spanish Fort, AL and provides its suite of services to all USN vessel types—submarines, aircraft carriers, surface combatants, and auxiliaries—in both private and public shipyards.

J.F. Lehman & Company is a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the defense, government, aerospace, maritime, and environmental industries.

The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm. Stellex Capital Management is a private equity manager that invests in and oversees U.S. and European corporate assets. Both have partnered to make substantial investments in shipbuilding and repair and other maritime operations.

Mensura focuses on middle- to upper middle-market M&A advisory services for maritime companies, where the Mensura team has substantial contacts and a deep knowledge base.

Mensura was founded with a philosophy of “measured risk” (Latin: Mensura Sortis) that recognizes that many variables impact risk measurement, including human factors, the most difficult to quantify. This is most evident in the M&A world, where humans drive decisions and emotions are heightened. Mensura’s mandate is to reduce transactional risk by providing hands-on management of all aspects of a transaction and a focus on the goals of its clients, business owners. The resulting Mensura process enables our clients to realize transformational wealth, as well as other non-financial personal and other value considerations.

Mensura Securities, LLC is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, visit

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