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Paul, Weiss Advises KPS in Two Acquisitions

As reported in The Deal Pipeline last week, Paul, Weiss client KPS Capital Partners, LP (KPS) finalized two acquisitions on September 28.

KPS portfolio company International Equipment Solutions (IES) completed its previously announced acquisition of Paladin Brands Holding, Inc. and Crenlo LLC, from Dover Corporation. The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, Thomas V. de la Bastide III and Carl L. Reisner; employee benefits partner Robert C. Fleder and counsel Reuven Falik; real estate partner Peter E. Fisch; tax partner David W. Mayo; and environmental counsel William J. O'Brien.

KPS also acquired substantially all of the assets of United Copper Industries, Inc, an affiliate of Organización IUSA, S.A. de C.V. The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino and Thomas V. de la Bastide III and counsel Scott P. Grader; environmental partner Gaines Gwathmey; tax partner David W. Mayo; bankruptcy partner Jeffrey D. Saferstein; and real estate partner Peter E. Fisch.

October 4, 2011

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