First Brands Completes Acquisition of Horizon Global

First Brands Completes Acquisition of Horizon Global | THE SHOPFirst Brands, parent company of FRAM, Raybestos, Autolite and other automotive brands, has completed its acquisition of Horizon Global, the companies announced.

First Brands completed the purchase at a price of $1.75 per share, the company said.

Horizon Global produces a variety of towing and hauling accessories through several brands, including Draw-Tite, Reese, Tekonsha and more.

As a result of the acquisition, Horizon Global is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Brands and Horizon Global’s common stock will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange, the company said.

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