Baker McKenzie advised Morgan Advanced Materials plc on the sale of its Rotary business to the US-headquartered Moog Inc. The Rotary business is managed by Morgan REKOFA GmbH, a German subsidiary with a branch in France.
"With this transaction, our client can simplify its portfolio according to its strategic objectives and focus more on its technology businesses of scale," commented Dr. Barbara Deilmann of Baker McKenzie, who was responsible for the transaction.
Morgan Advanced Materials plc is a listed manufacturer of ceramic and graphite products based in Windsor, UK. Founded in 1856, the company produces high-quality materials with exceptional qualities, even for the use in extreme conditions.
Baker McKenzie regularly advises clients on cross-border transactions and reorganizations. Most recently Baker McKenzie advised the owners of Fragrance Resources on the sale of its fragrance business to International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., Schneider Electric on its acquisition of all assets of ABN Braun AG, CORESTATE on its acquisition of Hannover Leasing, Heraeus Group on the sale of the global high-performance target materials business to the US-based Materion Group, MAGNA International on its acquisition of the BÖCO Group, ZF Friedrichshafen AG on the sale of the Cherry Group, Dassault Systèmes on the acquisition of the CST group, Sulzer on the takeover of the GEKA group of 3i, Allegion on the acquisition of Trelock, RWE and E.ON on the sale of their shares in the Luxembourg energy supplier Enovos, HITACHI Koki on the acquisition of Metabo AG and Barry-Wehmiller group on the acquisition of the operations of Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH.
Legal adviser Morgan Advanced Materials plc:
Lead: Corporate/ M&A: Dr. Barbara Deilmann (partner, Dusseldorf), Dr. Jon Marcus Meese (partner, Munich)
Corporate/ M&A: Dr. Daniel Bork (associate, Dusseldorf), Tino Marz (associate, Munich), Hanna Lütkens (associate, Munich)
IT: Dr. Holger Lutz (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Michaela Weigl (senior Associate, Frankfurt)
IP: Dr. Benjamin Koch: (partner, Munich)
Employment: Dr. Christian Reichel (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Verena Böhm (senior associate, Frankfurt)
Tax: Sonja Klein (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Norbert Mueckl (partner, Munich)
Commercial & Trade: Joachim Fröhlich (counsel, Munich)
Antitrust & Competition: Dr. Nicolas Kredel (partner, Düsseldorf), Ann-Kristin Hörsken (associate, Berlin)