Industrial

Industries

Tom Tullo, Philip Keevil, Eugene Co, and Steve Waters lead our coverage of Industrial companies. Below is a list of select transactions in which they advised.

 

Industrials

 

Company Advised

Description

ABB

Advice regarding comprehensive financial restructuring

Air Products

Shareholder Rights Plan

Air Products

Acquisition of Stearns Rogers

Alpine Group

Fairness opinion

American Air Liquide Inc

Acquisition of Big Three Industries Inc

American Motors

Sale to Chrysler

Anchor Glass Company

Sale to Vitro

ARMCO

Acquisition of Cyclops

Asahi

Sale of American business to Asahi Chemical

Ashtead Group plc

Acquisition of EBT USA Inc from Rentokil

Aspen Tech

Recapitalization

Atlas Copco AB

Acquisition of Tool Division of Chicago Pneumatic

ATMI

Sale of Life Safety Division to City Tech

ATMI Treatment Systems

Sale to Applied Materials

Averys Industrial Racking Systems

Public Take-Over

Beacon Industrial

Acquisition of Hosakowa Micron

Beatrice Companies Inc

Sale of Specialty Chemicals business to ICI plc

BICC plc

Acquisition of BRIntec Corp

Black & Decker

Sale of Bostick to Atochem

Bouyer Public Address Equipment

Sale to Credit National Private Equity

CBI Industries

Acquisition of Liquid Carbonics

China National Chemical Corporation

Acquisition of Mahkteshim Agan

Circo Craft Co

Sale to Viasystems

Clabir

Acquisition of HMW Industries

Clevepak

Acquisition of Interpace Corporation

Clevepak

Sale of Partition Mill Division

Clevepak

Sale of Lapp

Clevepak

Sale of Bethea

Clevepak

Sale to Equity Group

Cooper Industries

Acquisition of Gardner-Denver

Cooper Industries

Acquisition of Kirsch

Danaher

Acquisition of American Precision

Danaher

Public take-private acquisition of United Dominion

Danaher

Public take-private acquisition of Pacific Scientific

Datavision Prologix

Sell-side advisor

DGT

Merger with Gunver Technology and leveraged recapitalization

DHL International Ltd

Sale to Lufthansa, JAL and investors

Dorr-Oliver

Sale to Mannesmann

Eaton Corporation

Acquisition of Cutler-Hammer

Ecolochem

Sale to Ionics

Emhart

Acquisition of Garden America

Federal Mogul Corp

Acquisition of Varex Corp Ltd

FH Tomkins plc

Acquisition of Smith & Wesson (Forstmann Little & Co.)

Ford Motor Co

Acquisition of Jaguar plc

General Defense

Acquisition of ABA Industries

General Finance

Fairness opinion

General Motors

Recapitalization of GM Class H Stock

General Motors

Internal merger of Delphi Automotive Systems and Delco Electronics

Goldman Industrial

Acquisition of Bridgeport Corp

Hanson

Acquisition of US Industries

Harnischfeger

Acquisition of Beloit

Harvey Hubbell

Acquisition of Ohio Brass

Henkel Corp (Henkel KGaA)

Acquisition of Parker Chemical (Ford Motor Co)

Henkel Corp (Henkel KGaA)

Acquisition of Oxy Process Chemicals (Occidental Petroleum)

Holcim

Acquisition of Aggregate Industries

Holcim

Tender for minorities in Cemento El Salvador

Holcim

Tender for minorities in Apasco

Holcim

Advice regarding investment in Dyckerhoff AG

Holcim

Bid for Cimpor

Huhtamaki Oy

Acquisition of Van Leer

ICI plc

Demerger of Zeneca

International Knife & Saw

Sale to Citicorp Venture Capital

Itochu International

Strategic advisor regarding a division

Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts and General Atlantic

Acquisition of TASC

Ladish

Sale to ARMCO

Lucas

Merger with Varity Corp

Lyonnaise des Eaux SA

Acquisition of Aqua-Chem Inc (Coca Cola Company)

Mahindra & Mahindra

Acquisition of Metalcostello SpA

Maremont

Sale to Alusuisse

Metrologic Instruments

Sell-side advisor and Fairness Opinion

Middleby Corporation

Acquisition of Star Manufacturing

Mocon

Sell-side advisor

Morrison-Knudsen

Defense against Crane Company

Morrison-Knudsen

Acquisition of NASSCO

Morrison-Knudsen

Acquisition of MK-Brazil

Nippo Sanso

Acquisition of Semi-Gas Systems from Hercules Inc

Nissan Motor Co

Sale to Renault SA

NL Industries

Sale of Doehler-Jarvis

NL Industries

Representation of Special Committee in sale to H. Simmons

Nord-Est Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Packaging

Public Take-Over leveraged buy-out and Sale to Oaktree

Owens-Illinois Inc

Acquisition of BTR plc – Global Packaging

Pantasote

Sale to Newsote

Parlex Corporation

Sale to Johnson Electric

Pemstar

Sale to Benchmark

Penn Central Corp

Acquisition of GK Technologies

Pfizer

Sale of Specialty Chemicals business to Morflex Chemical Co Inc and Kelso & Co

Power-One

Acquisition of Magnetek’s PEG business

Premier Refractories

Sale to Cookson

Pritzker Family US Trusts

Advised Trustees on Sale of Marmon Holdings to Berkshire Hathaway

Pritzker Family US Trusts

Advised Independent Trustee on Sale of Engineered Controls International to Sentinel Capital Partners

QED Technologies

Sale to Cabot Micro

Radex GMBH

Sale to RHI Refractors AG

Redland

Acquisition of Season-all

Redland

Acquisition of American Building

Renault SA

Sale of Renault Vehicules Industrielles to Volvo AB

Robbins & Myers

Acquisition of FCE

Rowe International

Sale to Merrill Lynch

Sandvik

Acquisition of Bendix Cutting Tools

Sappi

Acquisition of SD Warren from Scott Paper

SAPPI and investors

Acquisition of SD Warren

SEMX

Acquisition of SMS from Air Products

SEMX

Sale of Ret Conn

SEMX

Sale of Polese

Sensata

Acquisition of Schrader International

Sippican Inc

Sale to Lockheed Martin

SLC Technologies

Acquisition of ITI Tech

Sola Basic Industries

Sale to General Signal

Ssang Yong Motor Co

Sale to Daewoo Group

Stone Container Corp

Sale to Jefferson Smurfit Corp

Stora Enso Oyj

Acquisition of Consolidated Papers Inc.

Taco Inc

Acquisition of Hydroflo Pump

TI Group plc

Sale of TI Silencers to Arvin Industries Inc

Tiphook plc

Acquisition of Sea Containers – Cargo Containers

Tritech

Sale to Carlyle Group

Tyco International

Acquisition of Glynwed Division

United Dominion

Public take-private acquisition of Core Industries

United States Enrichment Corp

Initial Public Offering, sale/privatization, and fairness opinion

United Technologies

Merger of auto parts division with Siemens

US Industries

Sale of Diversified Industries to CVC

US Industries Inc

Sale to Hanson Trust plc

Volkswagen AG

Sale of Europcar to Eurazeo

Volkswagen AG

Sale of 50% of Lease Plan to Mubadala and Olayan Group

Volkswagen AG

Acquisition of Lease Plan from ABN Amro

Volkswagen AG

Advice regarding joint venture

Volkswagen AG

Acquisition of Scania AB

Watts

Spin-off of CIRCOR

Watts

Acquisition of Pibiviesse

Watts Water Works

Sale to Tyco

Wema Systems AS

Sale to Measurement Specialties

X-Rite

Second stage equity for debt exchange

X-Rite

Recapitalization and equity infusion