Rogers Corporation’s Acquisition Of Silicone Engineering

Hill Dickinson has advised the shareholders of Silicone Engineering Ltd on the deal.

Silicone Engineering Ltd, a leading European manufacturer of silicone material solutions, sold the business to NYSE-listed Rogers Corporation. 

Silicone Engineering was established in 1959 in Blackburn, UK, and helped pioneer the manufacture and supply of silicone rubber for sealing, insulation and protection of applications in a wide range of industrial sectors. The £30 million turnover firm is Europe’s leading silicone rubber manufacturer and supplier and boasts one of the best-equipped silicone research and development laboratories in the industry, with over 2000 silicone formulations.

Arizona-based buyer Rogers Corporation is a global leader in engineered materials used in applications including EV/HEV, automotive safety and radar systems, mobile devices, renewable energy, wireless infrastructure, energy-efficient motor drives and industrial equipment. The company operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Asia and Europe, with sales offices worldwide.

Legal advice to the shareholders of Silicone Engineering was provided by Hill Dickinson lawyers Ian Riggs (Picture), partner and national head of Corporate, Sean Lightfoot, senior associate and Olivia Jones, associate, of the firm’s Manchester Corporate team.

Involved fees earner: Olivia Jones – Hill Dickinson; Sean Lightfoot – Hill Dickinson; Ian Riggs – Hill Dickinson;

Law Firms: Hill Dickinson;

Clients: Silicone Engineering Ltd;

Author: Giulia Di Palma