Morrison & Foerster represented private investment partnership Tinicum, L.P., and affiliated funds managed by Tinicum Incorporated ("Tinicum"), in acquiring a controlling interest in Robert Family Holdings, LLC. The transaction was announced January 12, 2021.

Following the acquisition, Robert Family Holdings changed its name to TSL Engineered Products, LLC ("TSL"). TSL, through its three wholly-owned operating subsidiaries – Advantek, LLC, Continental Disc, LLC, and Dexter Magnetic Technologies, LLC – is a diversified global manufacturer of highly specialized industrial solutions. TSL provides customers with engineered products for critical applications.

Tinicum, founded in 1974, is a private investment partnership with experience investing in private and public companies in industrial manufacturing, distribution, and technology. It invests in businesses for the long term and seeks to partner with owners, families, and managers who share a similar approach.

The MoFo deal team was led by New York M&A partner and co-chair of MoFo's Global Corporate Department Mitchell Presser, New York M&A partner Omar Pringle, San Francisco Private Equity/Finance partner Dario Avram, San Francisco Finance of counsel Eric Min, Palo Alto corporate associate Jae In Yoo, and Miami corporate associate Roberto Rodriguez.