November 18, 2020

Willkie represented Highline Aftermarket Investments, LLC, a subsidiary of The Sterling Group.

On October 1, Willkie client Highline Aftermarket Investments, LLC, a majority-owned subsidiary of The Sterling Group entities, signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Pritzker Private Capital. The transaction closed on November 9, 2020.

Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, Highline Aftermarket is a leading national distributor of automotive products, with 15 distribution centers and eight state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities serving multiple channels across the aftermarket industry. With more than 500 employees, Highline serves as an important link between manufacturers and customers, offering a robust portfolio of national brands, original-equipment replacement products, private-label goods, and in-house chemical blending and packaging.

The multidisciplinary Willkie deal team was led by partners Bruce Herzog and Scott Miller, and included partners Hillel Jacobson, Mark Holdsworth, David Tarr; counsel Garrett Johnston, and associates David Updegrove and Jacob Volz.

Mark Holdsworth
Mark A. Holdsworth Partner Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits