Martinrea’s Structural Components For Passenger Cars Division Acquisition From Metals SA de CV


Hengeler Mueller advised Metalsa on this transaction.

Metalsa SA de CV („Metalsa“), headquartered in Mexico and part of Grupo Proeza, has entered into an agreement to sell its worldwide structural components for passenger cars division with sites in Germany, the US, Mexico, South Africa and China, to Martinrea, Canada. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

Metalsa, S.A. de C.V. manufactures structural components for the light and commercial vehicle markets. The Company offers chassis frames, body structural stampings, and assemblies for passenger cars and light trucks, as well as chassis frames, side rails, and crossmembers for heavy trucks and buses. Metalsa serves customers worldwide.

Martinrea International Inc. is a Canadian auto parts manufacturer based in Vaughan, Ontario.

Hengeler Mueller team included partners Joachim Rosengarten (Picture), Martin Tasma (Berlin) (both M&A), Martin Klein (Tax), Hendrik Bockenheimer (Employment) (both Frankfurt), Markus Röhrig (Antitrust, Brussels) and Jan Bonhage (Public Law, Berlin), counsel Sonnhild Draack (Employment, Frankfurt) and Andrea Schlaffge, Astrid Harmsen (both IP, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Marika Öry, Steffen Wörner (both Frankfurt), Moritz Müller-Leibenger, Fabian Berdin (both Berlin) (all M&A), Sebastian Adam (Tax, Frankfurt), Alla Drößler, Norman Koschmieder (both Düsseldorf), Tom Pleiner and Henning Voß (both Berlin) (all Public Law).

Involved fees earner: Sebastian Adam – Hengeler Mueller; Fabian Berdin – Hengeler Mueller; Hendrik Bockenheimer – Hengeler Mueller; Jan Bonhage – Hengeler Mueller; Sonnhild Draack – Hengeler Mueller; Alla Drößler – Hengeler Mueller; Astrid Harmsen – Hengeler Mueller; Martin Klein – Hengeler Mueller; Norman Koschmieder – Hengeler Mueller; Marika Öry – Hengeler Mueller; Tom Pleiner – Hengeler Mueller; Markus Röhrig – Hengeler Mueller; Joachim Rosengarten – Hengeler Mueller; Andrea Schlaffge – Hengeler Mueller; Martin Tasma – Hengeler Mueller; Henning Voß – Hengeler Mueller; Steffen Wörner – Hengeler Mueller; Moritz Müller – Watson Farley & Williams;

Law Firms: Hengeler Mueller; Watson Farley & Williams;

Clients: Metalsa SA de CV;

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