Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors Assists Kay Automotive Graphics in Sale
TROY, MICH. – November 26, 2019 – Doeren Mayhew Capital Advisors (DMCA), a leading middle-market investment bank, assisted Kay Automotive Graphics, the premier global Tier 1 supplier of trim graphics to the automotive industry, in its sale to ORAFOL Europe GmbH.
Headquartered in Lake Orion, Mich., Kay Automotive Graphics has been in business for over 50 years and employs a team of 500 employees to help develop, design and manufacture high-quality automotive trim products.
The sale also includes Kay Automotive Graphics’ sister companies Kay Graphicas Automotrices in Mexico and Kay Premium Marketing Films with manufacturing plants in the United States and United Kingdom. The addition of this combined portfolio of products will further strengthen ORAFOL’s position in the solid-color wrap market while enhancing its presence supplying the automotive OEMs.
Kay Automotive Graphics and the subsidiaries will continue to operate under their respective names as wholly owned subsidiaries of ORAFOL International, Inc.
DMCA was engaged by Kay Automotive Graphics to serve as the company’s exclusive financial advisor in the sale.
“This was a win-win situation for both our clients, Kay Automotive Graphics and ORAFOL, as the synergies of the combined companies will make them both strong global competitors in their respective markets,” said Brian Basil, managing director at DMCA.