Hitachi’s $US240 million acquisition of H-E Parts


Japanese heavy machinery manufacturer Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd has acquired H-E Parts International LLC and H-E Parts Australian Holdings LLC (collectively H-E Parts).

H-E Parts provides solution services to the mining, quarrying, heavy construction, and materials processing. It develops, manufactures, sells and repairs aftermarket parts for, among others, mining and construction machines in Australia, USA and other markets.

MinterEllison acted as Australian legal adviser to Hitachi on the transaction, with a team led by partner Geraldine Johns-Putra (Corporate M&A, in picture) supported by partners Alberto Colla (Corporate M&A) and Geoff Carter (Competition). Lawyers involved in the transaction include Roberta Foster (Corporate M&A), Brad Woods (Corporate M&A) and Miranda Noble (Competition).

Involved fees earner: Alberto Colla – Minter Ellison; Geraldine Johns-Putra – Minter Ellison; Roberta Foster – Minter Ellison; Brad Woods – Minter Ellison; Geoff Carter – Minter Ellison; Miranda Noble – Minter Ellison;

Law Firms: Minter Ellison;

Clients: Hitachi;

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Author: Michael Patrini