JD Norman Industries Inc. has purchased Federal-Mogul Corp.’s (Nasdaq: FDML) connecting rod and carnshaft businesses, following a streak of automotive parts deals.

The Lydney, England-based carnshaft business manufactures casting for automotive, heavy-duty and motorcycle equipment manufacturers.

The connecting rod business, headquartered in Ontario, Canada, manufactured fully-machined connecting rods for automotive manufacturers, including General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Chrysler. 

Addison, Ill.-based JD Norman makes metal components and systems for equipment manufacturers.

Federal-Mogul, headquartered in Southfield, Mich., supplies products to vehicle and equipment manufacturers and servicers.

Angle Advisors was Federal-Mogul’s financial adviser for the deal. 

For more automotive coverage, see "LKQ Grabs Auto Parts Co. for $268M," “Winners of the Auto Aftermarket,” “Express Oil's Second Time Around with Carousel” and “Jalopy Deals Remain Hot.”

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