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Morgan Lewis Represents Westminster Pet in Sale to AUA Private Equity Partners

September 08, 2020

BOSTON, September 8, 2020: Morgan Lewis represented Rhode Island Textile Company doing business as Westminster Pet Products in its sale to AUA Private Equity Partners.

Westminster Pet Products, based in Cumberland, Rhode Island, is a 100+ year-old family owned business. Westminster provides an extensive selection of pet products for dogs and cats under its “RUFFIN’ IT” brand. AUA, a New York-based investment firm with $450 million of assets currently under management, makes control or significant minority investments in Us-based lower middle-market companies that are Hispanic-oriented or family-owned within the consumer-products and services sectors. 

Partner Brian Keeler and associate Elizabeth Galvin represented Westminster Pet.

For more, read the acquisition announcement.