Cleveland, Ohio (October 21, 2011)—Emprise Partners announces that its client, SuperTrapp Industries, Inc. has successfully completed the acquisition of HBP-Jaybrake LLC in Springville, New York. Emprise Partners initiated this transaction and acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SuperTrapp.
Kevin Berger, President of SuperTrapp said, “Emprise Partners played a key role in helping us accomplish our acquisition objective—acquiring a performance motorcycle parts and accessories manufacturer. We are excited about the addition of the JayBrake line and are confident that the combined talents and resources of the two brands will be of a great benefit to our customers and the market place.”
HBP-JayBrake LLC www.jaybrake.com leader in the manufacturing of performance motorcycle parts and accessories directed towards the American V-Twin market. JayBrake products include forward foot controls, handlebar controls, foot pegs, grips, brake calipers, and other motorcycle accessories to fit Harley-Davidson and American V-Twin motorcycles. JayBrake has been in business since 1981.
SuperTrapp Industries, Inc. www.supertrapp.com has been a leading manufacturer of performance exhaust products for motorcycle, ATV and automotive applications for 40 years. In addition to their signature tunable disc diffuser exhaust systems, SuperTrapp manufactures the Kerker brand of exhaust systems, Road Legends Series, designed by master bike builder, Paul Yaffe and TC Racing exhausts, designed by master ATV engine builder, Tom Carlson.
Emprise Partners www.emprisepartners.us is a merchant-banking firm that provides buy-side representation to corporations, private-equity groups, and industry specific management teams in the lower middle market. As a financial partner, we provide both advice and capital for the acquisition and growth of manufacturing and value added distribution businesses with proprietary products, or defensible niche positions. Emprise Partners has completed over 50 buy-side transactions.