Sterling Buys Hudson Products

The Sterling Group has completed its acquisition of Hudson Products Corp. from Madison Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Both Madison and the < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Hudson management team reinvested as part of the deal, while BNP Paribas provided leveraged financing. Hudson Products is a Sugar Land, Texas-based provider of air-cooled heat exchangers and axial-flow fans to processors in the petroleum, natural gas, power generation, petrochemical and chemical industries.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />