De Brauw, as part of an integrated team with Slaughter and May in the United Kingdom and Hengeler Mueller in Germany, is advising Tata Steel Group on its 50/50 joint venture with thyssenkrupp AG.
The new joint venture will combine their European steel activities, and will be managed via a holding company based in the Netherlands. The joint venture will have flat steel shipments of around 21 million tonnes and a pro forma turnover of around EUR 15 billion per year.
Tata Steel Group is a leading global steel company thyssenkrupp AG is a German multinational corporation and one of the largest steel producers in the world.
De Brauw has advised Tata Steel Group on the deal with a team led by partners Anja Mutsaers (picture), alongside Mark Rebergen, Niek Biegman and Barbara Kloppert-van Duren.
Slaughter and May has advised Tata Steel Group with a team led by Robin Ogle, Padraig Cronin and Andrew McClean and Hengeler Mueller with a team led by Christof Jäckle and Karsten Schmidt-Hern.
Involved fees earner: Anja Mutsaers – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Mark Rebergen – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Niek Biegman – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Barbara Kloppert-van Duren – De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek; Christof Jäckle – Hengeler Mueller; Karsten Schmidt-Hern – Hengeler Mueller; Robin Ogle – Slaughter and May; Padraig Cronin – Slaughter and May; Andrew McClean – Slaughter and May;
Clients: Tata Steel;