Okabe Co.’s Acquisition of Vimco Manufacturing

Torys LLP acted as counsel to Okabe Co. in the acquisition of Vimco Manufacturing. DC Advisory served as the exclusive financial advisor to Okabe Co., Ltd.

On October 6, 2021, Okabe Co., Ltd. acquired the assets of Vimco Manufacturing from Vimco, Inc.

Vimco Manufacturing now operates under the name of OCM Manufacturing LLC (“OCMM”) and will be under the direct management of OCM Inc. (“OCM”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Okabe.

OCMM specializes in the manufacturing of concrete construction products such as bar supports, snap ties, coil ties, dowel baskets, and wire mesh for the commercial/industrial, residential, and heavy highway segments of the construction industry.

Vimco, based in King of Prussia, PA, is a manufacturer and distributor of quality construction supplies and accessories, including a complete rental inventory of concrete forms and equipment.

Okabe, based in Tokyo, Japan, is a full-service manufacturer and distributor of concrete construction supplies, various fasteners, lead fishing sinkers, and lead battery terminals listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. 

The Torys’ team consisted of  Don Bell (Picture), Meghan McKeever and Lisa Matsue (corporate/M&A), Alex Tanenbaum (real estate) and Krupa Kotecha (employment).

 

Involved fees earner: Don Bell – Torys LLP; Krupa Kotecha – Torys LLP; Lisa Matsue – Torys LLP; Meghan McKeever – Torys LLP; Alex Tanenbaum – Torys LLP;

Law Firms: Torys LLP;

Clients: Okabe Co. ;

Author: Sonia Carcano