J.F. Lehman & Company Completes Acquisition of Mission Microwave Technologies, LLC

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Leading manufacturer of Solid State Power Amplifiers announces that it has been acquired by an affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company (“JFLCO”), a leading private equity investment firm focused on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors.

Cypress, CA, – March 14, 2024 – Mission Microwave Technologies, LLC (“Mission Microwave”)  a leading provider of solid-state power amplifiers and block upconverters for satellite communications, today announced it has been acquired by an affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company (“JFLCO”), a leading private equity investment firm focused on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors.

 “As industry leaders of solid-state power amplifiers and block upconverters, this partnership with JFLCO puts us in the best position to continue our mission with the next generation of critical communications equipment,” said Francis Auricchio, President and CEO of Mission Microwave. “I appreciate the dedication and hard work invested by the teams at Mission Microwave and JFLCO to complete this transaction. I also want to thank our owners at GaAs Labs, led by John Ocampo and Susan Ocampo, without whose support Mission Microwave could not have reached this important milestone.”

 About Mission Microwave Technologies, LLC

Mission Microwave Technologies is at the forefront of the satellite communications industry in shipping high power X-, Ku-, and Ka-Band BUCs for critical applications in ground, maritime, aviation and aerospace applications for government and commercial industry sectors that require high efficiency, reliability and performance. Mission Microwave brings revolutionary design for RF (Radio Frequency) and microwave electronics, using the latest in GaN semiconductor technology.  Mission Microwave’s focus is to minimize the size, weight, and power (SWaP) for these critical applications while providing its customers with the best possible reliability.

 About J.F. Lehman & Company

 J.F. Lehman & Company is a leading private equity investment firm focused on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors. This investment strategy reflects the firm’s deep experience in and commitment to these sectors since the firm’s founding three decades ago. Headquartered in New York, NY, the firm currently has approximately $5 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit www.jflpartners.com.

 Mission Microwave Contact:

 Farah Marinero
Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
(951) 893-4674

Fmarinero@missionmicrowave.com