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American & Efird Global, L.P.



a KPS Capital Partners, LP portfolio company


has acquired



A&E is the largest U.S. manufacturer and the worlds second-largest manufacturer and distributor of premium quality industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles. Producers of apparel, automotive components, home furnishings, medical supplies, footwear and a diverse range of industrial products rely on A&E industrial sewing thread to manufacture their products. Customers select A&E as the preferred choice for industrial sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical textiles because of A&Es dedication to providing its customers with the finest products and services, at the highest quality, delivered globally. In addition to A&Es steadfast commitment to superior quality and customer service, A&E is a recognized industry leader in environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and operates its global facilities with the utmost regard for the safety and health of its associates employed worldwide. A&E owns or operates 26 manufacturing facilities and employs approximately 10,000 associates around the world directly or in partnership with joint venture partners. For more information, please visit


June 30, 2014




A middle market private equity limited partnership focused on constructive investing in restructurings, turnarounds, and
other special situations.

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