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BDT Capital to take majority stake in Weber grills

Palatine-based Weber-Stephen Products Co., maker of charcoal and gas grills, saidĀ  BDT Capital Partners LLC has agreed to acquire a majority interest in the Weber business through a newly formed partnership with the Stephen family.

“This partnership with BDT Capital Partners allows us to continue to invest in the business, produce innovative, high-quality products, deliver strong customer service and build upon the global strength and heritage of the Weber brand,” said JamesĀ  Stephen, second generation chief executive of Weber-Stephen Products Co. Get the full story »