Miba AG’s Acquisition of full ownership of Brazilian sinter component manufacturer Mahle Metal Leve Miba Sinterizados


Lefosse, DORDA and Trench, Rossi e Watanabe have advised on the deal

To date, Miba AG has held a 40 percent stake in the joint venture with the German Mahle Group. The company will now operate as Miba Sinter Brazil (MSB). As a result of the acquisition, the Miba Group will be positioned on four continents with its own plants. It will also grow to more than 6,200 employees worldwide.

In the future, the company will operate as Miba Sinter Brasil (MSB). MSB employs 340 people at its Indaiatuba site, near São Paulo. The company specializes in producing sinter components for the South American automotive industry and the global compressor industry, and generates annual revenue of around EUR 30 million. Miba has held an interest in the company since 1998 through a joint venture with the German Mahle Group; in 2013 Miba increased that interest from 30 to 40 percent.

In Brazil, Lefosse has advised Miba Sinter Holding GmbH & Co. KG with a team including Christian Roschmann, Bruno Carramaschi, Aloizio Lima and Luana Torres.

In Austria, DORDA has advised Miba Sinter Holding GmbH & Co. KG with Martin Brodey (Picture).

Trench, Rossi e Watanabe (in cooperation with Baker & McKenzie International) has advised MAHLE Metal Leve S.A. with Hercules Celescuekci, Mauricio Pacheco, Lidia Rossi and Rodrigo Cabral.

Involved fees earner: Martin Brodey – DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Hércules Celescuekci – Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados; Mauricio Pacheco – Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados; Lidia Rossi – Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados; Rodrigo Cabral – Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados; Christian Roschmann – Lefosse; Luana Torres – Lefosse; Bruno Carramaschi – Lefosse; Aloizio Lima – Lefosse;

Law Firms: DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados; Lefosse;

Clients: Miba Sinter Holding GmbH & Co. KG; MAHLE Metal Leve S.A.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.