Advance Auto Parts Announces Purchase Of DieHard Brand From Transformco , Utilizing $200M Cash On Hand

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) has acquired the DieHard brand from Transform Holdco LLC (“Transformco”), for $200 million utilizing cash on hand. This press release features multimedia. View the full

Benzinga · 12/23/2019 16:42

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) has acquired the DieHard brand from Transform Holdco LLC (“Transformco”), for $200 million utilizing cash on hand.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191223005397/en/

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This asset acquisition will give Advance the right to sell DieHard batteries, the most trusted brand in the automotive battery category, and enables Advance to extend the DieHard brand into other automotive and vehicular categories. In addition, the deal allows Transformco to sell DieHard brand batteries through its existing channels pursuant to a supply agreement with Advance. Advance is also granting Transformco an exclusive royalty-free, perpetual license to develop, market, and sell DieHard branded products in non-automotive categories.