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Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Clipper Windpower

Industrials • Corporate Divestiture • Acquired in August 2012

Provider of wind turbine components and services.

Clipper Windpower is a provider of wind turbine components and services with an installed base of more than 700.


  • Total installed base of more than 700 Clipper turbines
  • Customer sites in the United States and Mexico
  • Manufacturing plant in Cedar Rapids, IA 


  • Developed viable plan intended to ensure the long-term sustainability of the business
  • Shifted focus primarily to remediation and maintenance service of installed turbine base; Clipper also sells certain unique spare parts

updated 8/13



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