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KPS Capital Acquires Winoa

Paul, Weiss represented an affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP in its acquisition of WHA Holding SAS (Winoa) from a consortium of investors. Winoa is the leading global manufacturer of steel abrasives across the transportation, equipment, energy and construction markets. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, Manuel Frey, Monica Thurmond, David Lakhdhir and Carl Reisner and counsel Wendy Semel, Richard Elliott, Marta Kelly, Lindsey Wiersma and David Carmona; tax partner David Mayo and counsel Todd Hatcher; real estate partner Peter Fisch; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; litigation partner Aidan Synnott and counsel Peter Jaffe; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder and counsel Uri Horowitz; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

June 30, 2017

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