Cooper-Standard Adds On

Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. has agreed to acquire the Metzeler Automotive Profile Systems (MAPS) sealing systems operations in Germany, Italy, Poland and Belgium, from Automotive Sealing Systems SA. No financial terms were disclosed for the deal, which is expected to close next quarter. Cooper-Standard shareholders Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and The Cypress Group will invest new equity, in order to help finance the acquisition. www.cooperstandard.com