MPA acted as the Exclusive Financial Advisor to Pro Form Products on its sale to Transtar Autobody Technologies, a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners.
This transaction is an add-on acquisition for BPCP’s existing platform in the automotive repair and refinish industry and enhances TAT’s product offerings and customer base in North America. With this deal TAT’s position in the U.S. will be strengthened, supply related synergies realized, and the entry into the Canadian automotive aftermarket facilitated. The combined businesses will have the necessary resources to drive their next phase of growth.
About Pro Form Products
Pro Form Products is a manufacturer of refinishing and repair products for automotive, aviation, industrial and marine applications based in Ontario, Canada. Pro Form is proud to provide customers across the U.S. and Canada with an extensive, high-quality product line backed by the promise of unrelenting reliability and consistent performance.
About Transtar Holding
Transtar Holding Company is an integrated portfolio of brands that provides world-class customer service, distribution and manufacturing of OE and aftermarket automotive products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Transtar uses its robust distribution network throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to supply products to more than 80 countries.
About Blue Point Capital Partners
Blue Point Capital Partners is a private equity firm managing over $1.5 billion in committed capital. With offices in Cleveland, Charlotte, Seattle and Shanghai, Blue Point’s geographical footprint allows it to establish relationships with local and regional entrepreneurs and advisors while providing the perspectives and resources of a global organization. The Firm focuses on opportunities where it can leverage its unique global supply chain, data & digital and human capital capabilities as well as its collective experience, extensive operating resource network and focused add-on acquisition efforts. Blue Point typically invests in businesses that generate between $30 million and $300 million in revenue.