WL Ross & Co. LLC, the private equity firm headed by billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, and Lear Corp. are joining forces to make a bid for bankrupt supplier Collins & Aikman Corp. The alliance is part of a strategic agreement to explore acquisitions and ultimately form an automotive interior trim joint venture, Southfield, MI-based Lear says. “This proposed joint venture with Lear provides a solid platform for building a leading, global automotive interior components supplier,” ...

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