We are advising Emerson on the transaction

Davis Polk is advising Emerson on the sale of its Therm-O-Disc sensing and protection technologies business to an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2022 and is subject to applicable regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Emerson, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Therm-O-Disc is a leading designer and manufacturer of safety-critical sensors, thermal cutoffs and sealed connecting components primarily used in heating, ventilation and air conditioning, appliance, water heater, industrial, aerospace & defense and transportation applications. One Rock makes controlling investments in companies with potential for growth and operational improvement using a rigorous approach that utilizes highly experienced Operating Partners to identify, acquire and enhance businesses in select industries. 

The Davis Polk corporate team includes partners Marc O. Williams and Cheryl Chan and associate Rachel Schlosser. The executive compensation team includes partners Travis Triano and Jeffrey P. Crandall. The intellectual property and technology transactions team includes partner Frank J. Azzopardi and associate Mikaela Dealissia. The tax team includes partners Michael Mollerus and Corey M. Goodman and associate Eitan Ulmer. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York offices.