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Weil advises MKM owners on takeover by KME

11. July 2018

Frank­furt a. M. / Munich — The Frank­furt and Munich offices of the inter­na­tio­nal law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP have advi­sed the owners of MKM Mans­fel­der Kupfer und Messing GmbH on the acqui­si­tion of the company by the KME Group. The parties have agreed not to disc­lose the purchase price. The closing of the tran­sac­tion is subject to anti­trust clearance by the EU compe­ti­tion autho­ri­ties and is expec­ted to take place in the fourth quar­ter of 2018.

MKM Mans­fel­der Kupfer und Messing GmbH, based in Hett­s­tedt, Germany, is a leading Euro­pean manu­fac­tu­rer of copper and copper alloy inter­me­dia­tes and semi-finis­hed products.

The KME Group is one of the world’s largest manu­fac­tu­rers of copper and copper alloy products. The company is part of the Italian Intek­Group Spa and is based in Osnabrück.

Advi­sors to MKM Mans­fel­der Kupfer und Messing GmbH:Weil, Gotshal & Manges
The Weil tran­sac­tion team was led by Frank­furt corpo­rate part­ners Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmidt and Stephan Grauke and was suppor­ted by part­ner Dr. Kamyar Abrar (anti­trust, Frank­furt) and asso­cia­tes Dr. Ansgar Wimber, Manuel-Peter Frin­ger, Alex­an­der Pfef­f­er­ler, Andreas Fogel (all Corpo­rate, Munich), Aurel Hille, Simone Hagen (both Anti­trust, Frank­furt), Ludger Kempf (Tax, Frank­furt), Thomas Zimmer­mann, Stef­fen Giolda (both Finance, Munich/Frankfurt) and para­le­gals Madleen Düdder, Sonja Popp (both Corpo­rate, Munich).

Advi­sers to the KME Group: Linkla­ters Munich
under the leaders­hip of part­ner Dr. Florian Harder

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