Hengeler Mueller Aids KPS In Bosch Brake Biz Purchase

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 2:58 PM EST) -- Private equity firm KPS Capital Partners LP has agreed to buy global auto parts giant Robert Bosch GmbH's foundation brakes business for an undisclosed price, KPS said Tuesday, vowing to reboot the company by bringing its products up to speed with modern technology.

The Drancy, France-based Bosch business unit, which makes products such as brake calipers, disk brakes, drum brakes and parking brakes, had total 2010 sales volume of $1.1 billion and 5,200 workers, the companies said.

"The company will launch with a technologically advanced product...
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