Stanadyne LLC’s Acquisition of Pure Power Technologies, Inc.


Ropes & Gray represented Stanadyne LLC, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, in its acquisition of Pure Power Technologies, Inc. from Kensington Capital Partners LLC and The Smithfield Group Limited.

Stanadyne LLC has acquired Pure Power Technologies Inc. (Pure Power), a leader in the engineering and manufacturing of diesel fuel injectors and turbochargers headquartered in Columbia, S.C. The combined companies bring together highly complementary product lines that will form a global company delivering broad fuel and air management systems directly to OEMs and OES/aftermarket channels.

With world-class facilities supporting the design, development, validation and production of best-in-class products for its customers, the enhanced Stanadyne organization now offers extremely deep technical expertise in fuel management engineering and high-volume, high-precision manufacturing. Complementary products, market channels and facilities enable the new company to leverage scale and better support an expanded customer base.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Christopher Rile (Picture), tax partner Eric Elfman, labor & employment partner Peter Ebb, finance partner Steve Rutkovsky, benefits partner Loretta Richard and real estate partner Alison George.

Involved fees earner: Peter Ebb – Ropes & Gray; Eric Elfman – Ropes & Gray; Alison George – Ropes & Gray; Loretta Richard – Ropes & Gray; Christopher Rile – Ropes & Gray; Steven Rutkovsky – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C.; Stanadyne LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti