TCG Co-Advises Castle Harlan on Sale of Ames True Temper

TCG Press Release

October 1, 2010

LOS ANGELES - Transworld Capital Group (TCG) is pleased to report its role as China advisor to Castle Harlan in its sale of Ames True Temper to Griffon Corp., announced this week. The transaction, valued at $542 million, marked a successful exit from a 2004 acquisition by Castle Harlan, one of the world’s old and most successful private equity firms. Ames True Temper is a leading manufacturer of tools for gardening, construction, and other outdoor uses. In this transaction TCG assisted the seller with identifying prospective buyers in China.

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