Curtis Instruments Acquired by Kohler Co.

January 11, 2022

Willkie advised Curtis Instruments in its sale to Kohler Co.

On January 10, Kohler Co. announced that its Power Group, a global leader in engines, power generation and clean energy solutions, acquired Curtis Instruments, a leading supplier for electric vehicles and hybrid applications across a wide range of mobility markets.

The acquisition is expected to expand and diversify Kohler's power portfolio by leveraging Curtis' electrification expertise with Kohler's gasoline and diesel engine business. Curtis Instruments will operate as a standalone entity within the Kohler Power Group.

Curtis Instruments, headquartered in Mount Kisco, New York, is a leading electrification partner to original equipment manufacturers across a broad range of markets, including material handling, golf and recreational vehicles, mobile elevated work platforms, construction, agriculture, turfcare, marine and select on-road segments.

Kohler Co. manufactures engines and complete power systems, including generators, automatic transfer switches, switchgear, monitoring controls, and accessories for emergency, prime power and energy-management applications worldwide.

The Willkie team was led by partners David Boston and Laura Delanoy and associates Daniel Alster and Michael Enea.