Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises Sun Capital on Acquisition of Certified Power

April 04, 2012

Pittsburgh, April 4, 2012: Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (Sun Capital), a leading private investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and investments in market-leading companies, today announced that an affiliate has acquired Certified Power, Inc. (Certified Power), a premier U.S. value-added distributor and service provider of fluid power systems and torque transfer products, from Northstar Capital and Company management. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Morgan Lewis served as legal advisor to Sun Capital on the transaction. The Morgan Lewis team was led by Business & Finance partner Ryan Davis and associate Andrew Mariniello, and included partners Patricia Brennan (Business & Finance), Christopher Ramsey (Labor & Employment), Brian Dougherty (Employee Benefits), Anita Polott, Louis Beardell (Intellectual Property), Kenneth Kail (Tax), Harry Robins (Antitrust), and associates Lindsay Bish, Heather Fuentes, Sarah Grimm, John Hemmer, Kate Moll-Taylor, Stephen Nesspor, Gene Park, Matthew Schernecke, George Tsai, and Elizabeth Windsor.