Slaughter and May, as part of an integrated team with Hengeler Mueller and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, is advising Tata Steel Group on its proposed 50/50 Joint Venture with thyssenkrupp AG

20 Sep 2017

Slaughter and May, as part of an integrated team with Hengeler Mueller in Germany and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in The Netherlands, is advising Tata Steel Group on its 50/50 Joint Venture with thyssenkrupp AG to create a leading European steel enterprise by combining the flat steel businesses of the two companies in Europe and the steel mill services of the thyssenkrupp group. The Joint Venture would have annual shipments of around 21 million tonnes of flat steel products and have a pro forma turnover of around €15 billion per year.

Slaughter and May partners Robin Ogle, Padraig Cronin and Andrew McClean worked with Best Friend firms, Hengeler Mueller (partners Christof Jäckle and Karsten Schmidt-Hern) and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (partners Mark Rebergen and Anja Mutsaers).

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.

Contacts

Corporate: Robin Ogle (partner), Padraig Cronin (partner) Robyn Butler-Mason (associate); Financing: Andrew McClean (partner); Competition: William Turtle (partner), Murray Reeve (associate); Pensions and Employment: Phil Linnard (partner), Charles Cameron (partner); Tax: Gareth Miles (partner)


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