Antares Capital is serving as administrative agent and joint lead arranger on a $76.7 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Omega Acquisition by AEA Investors.

Irving, TX-based Omega is a global provider of aftermarket climate control components for a broad range of vehicles, including light vehicles, heavy-duty trucks, agricultural/off-road equipment and specialty markets.

“We are pleased to lead the financing for this latest AEA investment,” said Graham Manley, managing director with Antares Capital. “Omega is a market leader with strong growth potential and a solid management team. We look forward to supporting AEA and Omega management as they continue to execute upon their growth strategy both domestically and overseas.”

AEA Investors was founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. as a private investment vehicle for a select group of industrial family offices with substantial assets.

Antares Capital is a provider of financing solutions for middle-market, private equity-backed transactions with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and Norwalk, CT.