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KPS Creates Autokiniton Global Group and Acquires L&W

Paul, Weiss advised KPS Capital Partners in the creation of a new company, Autokiniton Global Group, LP (AGG) to pursue investments in the global automotive supply industry. Paul, Weiss represented AGG in its acquisition of L&W, Inc., a leading “Tier 1” supplier in the automotive industry specializing in hot and cold metal stampings and welded assemblies. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, Monica Thurmond and Catherine Goodall and counsel Julie D'Ambruoso Martinelli and Lindsey Wiersma; real estate partner Peter Fisch; tax partners David Mayo and Patrick Karsnitz; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder and counsel Uri Horowitz and Jason Ertel; bankruptcy partner Jacob Adlerstein; litigation partner Aidan Synnott and counsel Peter Jaffe; environmental counsel William O'Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

May 1, 2018

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