Fedrus International NV’s acquisition of Umicore’s building products business unit


Fedrus International NV has successfully completed its acquisition of Umicore’s building products business unit. The transaction represents an equity value of EUR 70 millions.

Fedrus International is a Belgian group active in the distribution of roofing and façade materials. It specialises in EPDM rubber and roof sealing systems for the European market.

Eubelius coordinated the global transaction and collaborated closely with law firms in fourteen different countries. The Eubelius team included Matthias Wauters, Filip Jenné (picture), Fréderic Van Campe, Elias Van Marcke and Sarah Roobrouck.

Walder Wyss Ltd. has advised Fedrus International as Swiss legal counsel to the transaction. The team was led by Alexandre Both (Counsel, Corporate/M&A) and included Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Boris Räber (Associate, Corporate/M&A), David Hill (Associate, Employment), Christian Lütolf (Associate, Corporate/Insurance) and Carmen Spichiger (Junior Associate, Corporate/M&A).

Involved fees earner: Matthias Wauters – Eubelius; Filip Jenné – Eubelius; Fréderic Van Campe – Eubelius; Elias Van Marcke – Eubelius; Sarah Roobrouck – Eubelius; Alexandre Both – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Urs Gnos – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Boris Räber – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Carmen Spichiger – Walder Wyss Ltd.; David Hill – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Christian Lütolf – Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Law Firms: Eubelius; Walder Wyss Ltd.;

Clients: Fedrus International NV;