Sankyo Tateyama’s Acquisition of the Foundry Business of Aluwerk Hettstedt GmbH and the Business of RMG Metallfachhandel GmbH

ARQIS, Held Jaguttis and RCAA advised Sankyo Tateyama, Inc. on the deal

Sankyo Tateyama, Inc. on the acquisition of the aluminium foundry (casting) business of Aluwerk Hettstedt GmbH (AWH), a manufacturer of cast and extruded aluminium products, and of the entire business of RMG Metallfachhandel GmbH (RMG), a distributor of semi-finished metal products. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

AWH is a manufacturer of cast aluminium billets and extruded profiles and specialises in the casting of medium and hard alloys. RMG acts as AWH’s exclusive distributor and is an integral part of the overall transaction.

With the acquisition of AWH and RMG, Sankyo Tateyama enables its subsidiary ST Extruded Products Group (STEP-G) to strengthen its supply capabilities in the automotive, aerospace, and rail sectors.

ARQIS advised Sankyo Tateyama with a team including Eberhard Hafermalz (Picture), Shigeo Yamaguchi (M&A), Andrea Panzer-Heemeier, Tobias Brors (Labour Law), Ulrich Lienhard (Real Estate), Marcus Nothhelfer (IP & Commercial), Patrick Schöldgen (M&A), Philipp Maier (IP & Commercial), Hendrik von Mellenthin, Martin Weingärtner (Labour Law), Jennifer Huschauer (Real Estate).

Held Jaguttis advised Sankyo Tateyama with Malte Jaguttis and Simeon Held (Public & Environmental).

RCAA advised Sankyo Tateyama with Evelyn Niitvaeli (Antitrust).

Involved fees earner: Tobias Brors – Arqis; Eberhard Hafermalz – Arqis; Jennifer Huschauer – Arqis; Ulrich Lienhard – Arqis; Philipp Maier – Arqis; Marcus Nothhelfer – Arqis; Andrea Panzer-Heemeier – Arqis; Patrick Schöldgen – Arqis; Hendrik von Mellenthin – Arqis; Martin Weingärtner – Arqis; Shigeo Yamaguchi – Arqis; Simeon Held – Held Jaguttis; Malte Jaguttis – Held Jaguttis; Evelyn Niitvaeli – RCAA;

Law Firms: Arqis; Held Jaguttis; RCAA;

Clients: Sankyo Tateyama Inc.;