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Autokiniton Global Group to Acquire Tower International

Paul, Weiss is representing Autokiniton Global Group (AGG), a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, LP, in its $900 million acquisition of Tower International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies. AGG, a leading North American supplier of metal-formed components and complex assemblies to the automotive industry, will acquire Tower International for $31 per share in cash. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, Monica Thurmond, Michael Vogel, Lindsey Wiersma, Marco Masotti and Mark Bergman and counsel Bruce Gruder, Austin Witt, Julie Martinelli and Richard Elliott; employee benefits partner Andrew Gaines, of counsel Robert Fleder and counsel Reuven Falik and Uri Horowitz; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; litigation partners Aidan Synnott and Allan Arffa and counsel Peter Jaffe; real estate partner Peter Fisch; tax partner David Mayo; environmental counsel William O'Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

July 12, 2019

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