Monomoy Fund Buys Flatware Co. Oneida

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 5:20 PM EDT) -- Monomoy Capital Partners' new fund vehicle has made its first transaction, purchasing flatware and dinnerware maker Oneida Ltd., the private equity firm announced Wednesday.

The fund, Monomoy Capital Partners II LP, launched earlier this year with capital commitments of about $400 million, according to news reports. Terms of the fund's deal to buy Oneida were not disclosed. A Monomoy spokeswoman said the transaction closed Tuesday and declined further comment.

Monomoy partner Dan Collin said in a statement that the firm was excited to add Oneida to...
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