Husky Will Get a New Owner

Platinum Equity of NYC acquires builder of injection molding machines and molds.

Platinum Equity announced last month that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Husky Injection Molding Systems International Ltd., Bolton, Ont., from Boston-based Berkshire Partners LLC and OMERS Private Equity Inc., the private-equity arm of the pension plan for Ontario’s municipal employees. Berkshire and OMERS acquired Husky in June 2011. Platinum Equity is a NYC-based global investment firm. The Husky transaction is expected to close in the second quarter.

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