Berkshire Partners nears deal for Implus-sources

April 22, 2015 3:39 PM

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April 22 (Reuters) - Private equity firm Berkshire Partners LLC is close to an agreement to acquire footwear accessories maker Implus Corp in a deal that values it at more than $600 million, including debt, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Berkshire Partners has prevailed over other private equity firms in the auction for Implus and is now finalizing a deal with the company's owner, buyout firm Trilantic Capital Partners, the people said on Wednesday.

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