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Littlejohn sells C&K Holdings

Littlejohn & Co, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, has sold C&K Holdings, a provider of function-critical, highly engineered electromechanical switch and interface technology solutions, to Sun European Partners, an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.

Financials have not been disclosed.
Founded in 1928, C&K is one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches. The Company has developed a comprehensive product portfolio featuring 50,000+ unique products, serving over 20,000 customers across the Industrial, Automotive and Aerospace sectors, and blue-chip OEMs. C&K is headquartered in Newton, MA, with global design centres in Newton, Dole, France, and Huizhou, China, and employs more than 1,500 people worldwide.
Michael Kaplan, a Managing Director at Littlejohn, says: “C&K is experiencing strong growth globally as a result of its focus on technology, customers and flawless execution. We thank CEO John Boucher, CFO Tom Schultz, and the entire C&K team for their tremendous effort over the last few years. C&K’s success exemplifies Littlejohn’s investment philosophy. We built a world-class management team and supported their efforts to enhance C&K’s market position around the world.”
John Boucher, CEO at C&K, adds: “Littlejohn has been a tremendous partner in helping us develop and successfully execute our growth plan. We are grateful for their support and look forward to our next chapter as part of Sun.”

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