Bestop Acquires MGP Caliper Covers

Monroe Moxness Berg served as legal counsel to Bestop, Inc. (“Bestop”), a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC (“Kinderhook”), in its acquisition of Marshall Genuine Products, LLC (“MGP”), a manufacturer of high-performance, easy to install brake caliper covers for automotive enthusiasts. MGP represents Bestop’s seventh add-on acquisition and Kinderhook’s 108th automotive related transaction.

“We are excited to add MGP to our growing portfolio of premium brands. As a product innovator, Mike (Mike Barland, founder of MGP) has created the category, educated the market and owned the category since day one. Through Mike’s technological expertise, MGP has been able to secure licenses with top automotive brands including Ford, MOPAR, GM, Honda and Acura. Bestop will continue to focus on developing these relationships and creating new partnerships across the automotive industry.” said John Larson, Chief Executive Officer of Bestop.

“Bestop continues to execute on its acquisition thesis, acquiring top tier brands with strong customer relationships. MGP is known for its high-quality products and easy installation process. We will continue to focus on these principles for MGP and across the Bestop portfolio.” said Tom Tuttle, Managing Director of Kinderhook.

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