Paul Weiss Advises Oak Hill In $815M Hillman Buy

Law360, New York (April 22, 2010, 2:21 PM EDT) -- Private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has revealed plans to take over hardware products distributor The Hillman Cos. Inc. in a deal worth about $815 million.

Oak Hill has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hillman, which is currently owned by Chicago-based private equity firm Code Hennessy & Simmons LLC, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and certain members of company management, according to a Thursday statement from the parties.

The deal is likely to close in the second quarter of 2010, but the timing...
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