Midland Steel Traders Ltd’s Sale To ITR USCO SpA


Womble Bond Dickinson have advised the shareholders of Midland Steel Traders on the sale of the company to a large international manufacturer and supplier to MST which has global operations, called ITR USCO, based in Modena, Italy.

MST specialises in the supply of tracks, parts, buckets and repairs for earthmoving and construction machinery. As a longstanding North East business, founded in 1963, it is headquartered in Birtley and has other local operations in Sunderland as well as sites further afield in Glasgow and Birmingham.

USCO is the leading manufacturer and supplier of components for earth-moving machines: undercarriage, G.E.T. (wear parts) and repair parts.

WBD’s Corporate team was led by Will Bonas (Picture) alongside Ben Butler (Partner) and David Ridley (Solicitor). The wider multi-disciplinary team at WBD included Lorraine Heard (Employment), Lydia Armstrong (Real Estate), Michael Spence (Scots Law Real Estate), Paul Rosenzweig (Pensions) and Ronan Lowney (Tax) with trainee support from Jamie Turley.

Involved fees earner: Lydia Armstrong – Womble Bond Dickinson; Will Bonas – Womble Bond Dickinson; Ben Butler – Womble Bond Dickinson; Lorraine Heard – Womble Bond Dickinson; Ronan Lowney – Womble Bond Dickinson; David Ridley – Womble Bond Dickinson; Paul Rosenzweig – Womble Bond Dickinson; Michael Spence – Womble Bond Dickinson;

Law Firms: Womble Bond Dickinson;

Clients: MST;

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