KPS Capital Partners’ Acquisition of WHA Holding SAS


Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison have advised on the deal

KPS Capital Partners, LP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WHA Holding SAS and its affiliates from a consortium of investors. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Winoa is the leading global manufacturer of steel abrasives across the transportation, equipment, energy and construction end-markets. Winoa successfully serves a diverse customer base of over 10,000 customers worldwide. The Company is headquartered in Le Cheylas, France and employs over 1,000 people worldwide, with 11 manufacturing facilities located in France, Spain, Canada, South Korea, United States, Japan, Slovenia, Brazil, Thailand, South Africa and Russia.

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice has advised KPS Capital Partners with Guilherme Bueno Malouf (Picture), Thiago Augusto Spercel, João Guilherme Soggio Gomes de Oliveira and Sergio Jacintho Guerrieri Rezende Filho.

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has advised KPS Capital Partners with Angelo Bonvino and Wendy Semel.

Involved fees earner: Guilherme Bueno Malouf – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; João Guilherme Soggio – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Sergio Jacintho Guerrieri Rezende Filho – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Angelo Bonvino – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Wendy Semel – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: KPS Capital Partners, LP;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.