Sun Capital Sells Walbro Engine Management to Carlyle
September 25, 2012
Sun Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company Walbro Engine Management to The Carlyle Group. Carlyle invested through its Carlyle Japan Partners II fund. Walbro had been owned by Sun Capital since March 2007 and manufactures small engine parts, such as carburetors and fuel and air management components. The company has significant sales, R&D and production capabilities in Japan and the United States, as well as manufacturing facilities in Thailand, China and Mexico.