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KPS Capital To Sell TaylorMade to Centroid Investment Partners

Paul, Weiss is advising KPS Capital Partners, LP in the sale of its portfolio company TaylorMade Golf Company, Inc. to Centroid Investment Partners, a Seoul, Korea-based private equity firm. KPS acquired Carlsbad, California-based TaylorMade, a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance golf equipment, in 2017 from adidas AG and transformed the company into a fully independent, focused golf equipment company that achieved market leadership in all its key product categories and experienced the highest growth rates in the industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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