Victor, Monkey Grip brands acquired by Bell Automotive

Oct. 31, 2005

Bell Automotive Products Inc. has acquired Victor Products, a division of Barjan Products LLC.

Following the close of the transaction, the Victor and Monkey Grip product lines will be integrated into the Bell family of products.

"Victor and Monkey Grip are outstanding brands that are highly complementary to Bell Automotive's existing product lineup," said Tim Brasher, CEO of Bell Automotive. "We see significant opportunities to further elevate the brand while increasing sales and achieving greater efficiencies by integrating these lines into Bell."

Bell Automotive is wholly owned by management and JH Partners LLC, a San Francisco-based private equity firm.