KPS Capital Partners will acquire substantially all of the assets of Briggs & Stratton, including equity of foreign subsidiaries, for approximately $550 million.
KPS Capital Partners’ portfolio company, Electrical Components International, will acquire Fargo Assembly Company. Bank of America Merrill Lynch served as lead arranger for financing for the transaction.
KPS Capital Partners sold its portfolio company, United Copper Industries, to Southwire Company. KPS purchased the company in 2011 and executed an effective turnaround.
Electrical Components International, a KPS Capital Partners portfolio company, acquired Whitepath Fab Tech. Financing for the deal was arranged by BofA Merrill Lynch acting as lead arranger.
KPS Capital Partners announced that its portfolio company American & Efird Global (A&E) completed a successful recapitalization after A&E raised approximately $275 million of financing.
KPS Capital Partners said its portfolio company Anchor Glass Container has completed a successful recapitalization by raising $465 million of financing through a new term loan.
KPS Capital Partners portfolio company American & Efird will acquire the outstanding 50% share ownership of Huamei Thread Company from joint venture partner Ningbo Veken Elite Group.
KPS Capital Partners said its portfolio company Expera Specialty Solutions completed a recapitalization by raising $270 million with a syndicate of banks. BofA Merill Lynch and GE Capital Markets acted as co-lead arrangers.