Vance Street Capital Acquires Lark Engineering

Los Angeles private equity investor Vance Street Capital said Monday that it has acquired Lark Engineering, a San Juan Capistrano-based designer and manufacturer of RF filters. Financial details of the buy were not announced. Vance Street Capital said it will add Lark Engineering to Secure Communication Systems, the Santa Ana-based rugged computer and information systems provider it acquired in 2009. Vance Street Capital said that Lark Engineering supplies its RF filters to the commercial, industrial, and military sectors. Vance Street Capital said that Fifth Third Bank provided debt financing for the transaction, and that it was advised by O'Melveny & Myers LLP; Lark Engineering was advised by Peter G. Sutherland & Associates.