Unifi Signs Letter Of Intent With Kaiping
Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Kaiping Polyester
Enterprises Group Co., China, to form a joint venture company that will manufacture and sell
certain PET and nylon products. The agreement is subject to final negotiations, consensus on all
details, and due diligence, as well as government, third-party and corporate approvals. It is hoped
the proposed transaction will close before the end of the year. Under the terms of the agreement,
Unifi will own 75 percent of the company. Sales in the first year are estimated to be $300 million.