Davis Polk Advises Aptiv on Its Acquisition of Winchester Interconnect

Davis Polk is advising Aptiv PLC on its acquisition of Winchester Interconnect from an affiliate of Snow Phipps Group for $650 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions and is expected to close by the end of 2018.

Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions enabling the future of mobility. Headquartered in Dublin, Aptiv has 147,000 employees and operates 14 technical centers, as well as manufacturing sites and customer support centers in 45 countries. Based in the United States, Winchester is a provider of custom engineered interconnect solutions for harsh environment applications. For over 75 years, Winchester has delivered mission-critical interconnect solutions for high cost-of-failure applications across a broad range of industries, including aerospace and defense, semiconductor, industrial automation and medical.

The Davis Polk mergers and acquisitions team includes partner Brian Wolfe and associate Elyka A. Anvari. Partner Michael Mollerus is providing tax advice. Partner Kyoko Takahashi Lin and associate Joseph S. Brown are providing executive compensation advice. Partner Howard Shelanski is providing antitrust and competition advice. Partner John B. Reynolds III is providing compliance advice. Counsel Betty Moy Huber is providing environmental advice. Partner Pritesh P. Shah is providing intellectual property and technology advice. Partner Michael Kaplan is providing corporate advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Washington DC offices.