TriMas (NASDAQ: TRS) announced that TriMas Company, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TriMas Corporation, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Lamons business to First Reserve, a private equity firm focused on energy investing, for $135 million in cash, subject to customary working capital and purchase price adjustments.
Lamons is a leading provider of industrial sealing and fastener solutions used in mission-critical, high-consequence applications in the petrochemical, petroleum refining, midstream energy transportation, upstream oil and gas, metropolitan water and wastewater management end markets. Lamons, currently part of TriMas’ Specialty Products segment, generated approximately $186 million in net sales for the 12 months ended September 30, 2019. TriMas will report Lamons’ results of operations as discontinued operations beginning in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The closing is expected to occur by the end of the first quarter of 2020, and remains subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.