Paul Hastings Advises Industrial Growth Partners in its Acquisition of Double E

June 24, 2022

Chicago – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm advised Industrial Growth Partners, a San Francisco-based specialist private investment partnership focused exclusively on acquiring middle-market industrial manufacturing and niche services businesses, in its acquisition of Double E and its affiliated entities and subsidiaries.

Double E is a leading manufacturer of web converting and web handling components and equipment, including shafts, chucks, core plugs, roll handlers, roll and cart movers, and specialized rollers.

The transaction marks the first platform investment for Industrial Growth Partners’ sixth fund, Industrial Growth Partners VI, L.P.

Private Equity Partners Brian Richards, Kelly Padgett, led the Paul Hastings team, which also included partners Holly Snow, Jim Smulkowski, Jill Yung, and associates Michael Kesler and Vicky Liu.

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