Carlyle To Pay $280M For Italian Motor Maker

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 1:03 PM EDT) -- Carlyle Group LP said Thursday that it has inked a $280 million deal to acquire Italian motor maker Marelli Motori, a move the companies say will position Motori to continue its international growth and further secure its role as one of the world's largest industrial and electric motor manufacturers.

The private equity firm will purchase Motori from Melrose Industries PLC, in a deal that is expected to close in August and is backed by capital from Carlyle Europe Partners III LP, a €5.3 billion ($7 billion)...
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