Capabilities by Industry: Industrial
Greenhill has considerable transaction experience and a global network of corporate relationships in the Industrial sector. Our Managing Directors and professionals in North America, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, Brazil and Japan have executed many of the most significant and complex transactions for some of the leading companies.
Our broad experience in the Industrial sector includes the following areas: capital goods and equipment; chemicals; diversified industrials; forest products; packaging ; and transportation.
Below we highlight a few of the transactions on which we have advised in this area:
Atlas Technical Consultants
Advising Boxwood Merger Corp., a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, on its combination with Atlas Technical Consultants, a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering and consulting services
Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure
Advised Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, a leading provider of waterway dredging services, on the sale of its Environmental & Infrastructure segment, which specializes in providing environmental remediation and geotechnical contracting services
Advised Columbia Helicopters, the global leader of heavy-lift helicopter operations and trusted expert in maintenance, repair and overhaul services, on its sale to AE Industrial Partners
Advised ICC Brazil, the leader in animal health and nutrition ingredients derived from yeast in Brazil, on establishing a long term strategic partnership with Lallemand, a global leader in the development, production and marketing of yeast, bacteria and specialty ingredients
Alloy Piping Products (“APP”)
Advised McDermott International, a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry, on the sale of Alloy Piping Products (“APP”), the distribution and manufacturing arm of its U.S. pipe fabrication business
Advised Renewi plc, a leading waste to product company, on the sale of its Canadian operations to Convent Capital, an Amsterdam-based investment firm
Grupo Electro Stocks
Advising Apax Partners, a global investment firm, on the sale of Grupo Electro Stocks, a leading Spanish distributor of electrical materials, to the Electrical Wholesale business unit within the Würth Group, a global leader in the distribution of assembling and fastening materials
Advised Denali Incorporated, a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) products, on its acquisition by National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV), a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry
Inenco Group Pty Ltd
Advising the founding family of Inenco Group Pty Ltd, one of Australasia’s leading industrial distributors, on the sale of their remaining 65% stake to Genuine Parts Company
Advised Oaktree Capital Management on the comprehensive recapitalization of Neovia
Electronics for Imaging, Inc.
Advising Electronics for Imaging, a global provider of digital printing solutions, on its sale to Siris Capital Group, a private equity firm focused on the technology sector
UQM Technologies, Inc.
Advised Danfoss, a global leader in power solutions, heating, cooling and drives, on its acquisition of UQM Technologies
Hitachi's Automotive Lithium-Ion Battery Business
Advised Hitachi, a leading global industrial conglomerate, on the sale of its LiB business including Hitachi Vehicle Energy
Advised CSR Ltd, a leading building products manufacturer in Australia and New Zealand, on the divestment of its architectural glass manufacturing and processing business, Viridian
Advised LG Chem, a global diversified chemicals manufacturer based in South Korea, on the acquisition of Uniseal, a U.S.-based supplier of sealants and adhesives to leading automotive manufacturers
Nihon Nohyaku Co., Ltd.
Advised ADEKA Corporation, a global chemical manufacturer, on the acquisition of 51% stake of Nihon Nohyaku via the combination of the Tender Offer and Capital Injection
Advised PLA S.A, an Argentina-based manufacturer of agricultural machinery, on its sale to Deere & Co.
Berger Group Holdings, Inc.
Advised Berger Group Holdings, Inc. (“Louis Berger”), a leading international professional services engineering firm, on its sale to WSP Global Inc.
Park Electrochemical (Electronics Business)
Advised Park Electrochemical, a leading high-performance electronics materials manufacturer, on the sale of its Electronics Business to AGC Inc.
Tri-Dim Filter Corporation
Advised Mann+Hummel, a leading global filtration company, on the acquisition of Tri-Dim Filter Corporation, the single largest privately-held air filtration company in North America
The AA plc
Advised the AA plc, the UK’s largest roadside assistance provider, on the refinancing of £825m of its senior secured facilities
Babcock & Wilcox Inc.’s industrial environmental technology business
Advised Dürr AG, a German mechanical and plant engineering company, on the acquisition of Babcock & Wilcox’s industrial environmental technology business (MEGTEC and Universal)
Advised Emerson Electric Co., a diversified global technology and industrial company, on the acquisition of Aventics GmbH, a leading designer and manufacturer of pneumatic devices and systems
GWA Group Limited’s Door and Access Controls Business
Advised Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, on the acquisition of GWA Group Limited’s Door & Access Systems Business, a leading provider of door furniture and commercial locksmith services in Australia
Advised Cascade Investments LLC and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust on the resistance to the sale of the Burkard Family’s controlling stake in Sika AG (17% of capital equivalent to 53% of voting rights) to Compagnie de Saint-Gobain