has reached an agreement to sell Indalex Aluminum Solutions (IAS) to an affiliate of private investment firmSun Capital Partners
for $425 million in cash, plus the assumption of pension and other liabilities.
The transaction, which is subject to regulatory review, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2005.
“IAS is the second largest aluminium extruder in
IAS was part of Novar, which Honeywell acquired earlier this year. Novar’s three businesses included IAS, Intelligent Building Systems (IBS), and Security Printing Services (SPS).
At the time of the acquisition, Honeywell announced that it would divest IAS and SPS within a year. Honeywell is successfully integrating the IBS business into its Automation and Control Solutions (ACS) business and is continuing the process to divest SPS.