Holley Acquires AEM Performance Electronics

Holley Acquires AEM Performance Electronics | THE SHOPHolley has acquired AEM Performance Electronics, the company announced.

AEM is a developer and supplier of electronic control and monitoring systems for performance automotive applications. AEM has also recently launched an electronic control system that supports the conversion of vehicles originally equipped with internal combustion engines to electric power. Holley acquired AEM for $52 million and expects AEM to contribute 2021 sales of $26 million, the company said.

“The acquisition of AEM is strategic and accretive and we’re excited to welcome even more aficionados of import and other sport compact cars into our growing community of gearheads. We’re also very excited about the work AEM is doing to bring cost-effective and easy-to-use electronic control systems to enthusiasts that are passionate about EV Conversions,” said Tom Tomlinson, president and CEO of Holley. “The AEM brand is iconic in its space and represents a great addition to our already large family of legendary brands that resonate deeply with our customers.”

“We’re excited to have joined the Holley team and believe that the resources Holley brings to bear will allow us to accelerate development of the innovative products our customers love,” stated AEM president Greg Neuwirth. “We’re especially charged-up about leveraging our combined expertise in electronics to more rapidly deploy the AEM EV line of electronic control solutions for enthusiasts of EV Conversions.”

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