Dover Corporation: Dover Completes The Sale Of Performance Motorsports International

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Dover Corporation: Dover Completes The Sale Of Performance Motorsports International


Downers Grove, IL, February 14, 2017 - Dover (NYSE: DOV) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Performance Motorsports International unit ("PMI") headquartered in Mentor, Ohio, to Race Winning Brands, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC for total consideration of $150 million, which includes Dover's retention of a minority ownership interest in the ongoing business.  PMI is a leading manufacturer of pistons and other engine related components serving the motorsports and powersports markets. 

Commenting on the transaction, Dover's President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert A. Livingston, said, "This transaction provides the new owner the opportunity to leverage the strong leadership position PMI has built over the years and grow the business.  At the same time, it allows us to focus on our higher growth core markets."

Lazard served as the exclusive financial advisor to Dover.
About Dover:

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue exceeding $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through four operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of 29,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at

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