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GE Shedding Businesses to Preserve Core; Current Goes to Private Equity Firm AIP

Current would maintain use of the GE brand under a licensing agreement.

General Electric (GE), Boston, has signed a proposed agreement to sell its Current, powered by GE business to American Industrial Partners (AIP), a New York-based private equity firm that focuses on buying, improving and growing industrial businesses. The company also completed the sale of its GE Distributed Power business to the private equity group Advent International for $3.25 billion in a deal announced in June.

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