Denver, CO (October 25, 2015) - Headwaters MB advised Rocky Mountain Instrument  Co. (“RMI”), a leading global manufacturer and provider of precision optics, thin film coatings, optical assemblies & advanced materials for use in industrial, medical, aerospace/defense and semiconductor market segments, on a recapitalization by Zaragon, Inc.

With over 20 proprietary coating chambers in its 90,000 sq. ft. U.S. manufacturing facility, RMI specializes in providing highly engineered standard and custom optical and photonic solutions for the widest range of wavelengths from deep ultraviolet to far infrared.

Steven Hahn, CEO of RMI said, “This is an important transaction for RMI to fuel our growth in the aerospace and defense segment and further entrench our position as a key manufacturer of laser-grade CVD Zinc Selenide, thermal imaging, infrared and laser optics.” Steve added, “Peter and the Headwaters team provided us with invaluable advice, meticulous execution and went the extra mile on all fronts. We are extremely pleased with the results and service we received.” 

Peter Nam, Managing Director at Headwaters MB, commented, “The RMI recapitalization significantly strengthens the Company’s balance sheet and also provides growth capital to pursue strategic initiatives. We are excited for RMI’s future.”

Headwaters MB acted as exclusive financial advisor to RMI. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


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