Foley & Lardner LLP announced today it served as legal counsel for its Dallas-based private investment firm client, Highlander Partners, L.P., in the sale of Profile Customer Extrusions, LLC (“Profile”), a U.S. manufacturer of extruded aluminum, to KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”), a global private equity firm with investing expertise across a range of manufacturing industries.
Profile provides a variety of custom extruded aluminum profiles to diverse end-markets, including residential and commercial construction, HVAC, hurricane protection, transportation, electrical, and marine. Through this sale, Profile will be combined alongside KPS’ acquisition of another global manufacturer of extruded aluminum, Metra Holding S.p.A. and Metra S.p.A.
Since its founding in 2004, Highlander Partners has completed over 80 majority control transactions in eight countries throughout North America and Europe for transaction values exceeding $3 billion, as well as direct minority investments throughout Asia.
Highlander acquired Profile under its portfolio in 2014, and its sale of Profile closed on July 14, 2021. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Foley deal team was led by partners Christopher Babcock and Alan Perkins and included associate Molly Richey.