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:
Woodward’s renewable power systems and protective relays business
Advising Woodward, a leading designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets, on the divestiture of select assets related to its renewable power systems and protective relays businesses to Aurelius Equity Opportunities
Advised Ad Hoc Group of First Lien Term Loan B Lenders on the restructuring of 4L Holdings Corporation
Gerard Lighting Group’s Sylvania and Austube Businesses
Advising Gerard Lighting Group, an Australian provider of commercial lighting solutions, on the sale of its infrastructure lighting businesses, Sylvania and Austube to Schréder
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz passenger car and private vans distribution operations in Colombia
Advised Inchcape, a leading global independent multi-brand automotive distributor, on its acquisition of the Mercedes-Benz passenger car and private vans distribution operations in Colombia from Daimler Colombia
Advising the Special Committee of Canfor Corporation, a leading integrated forest products company, on its go private transaction with Great Pacific Capital, an affiliate of The Jim Pattison Group
Advised Mann+Hummel, a leading global filtration company, on the placement of a green bonded loan
Inventory Locator Service, LLC
Advised The Boeing Company on the sale of its Inventory Locator Service, LLC subsidiary to CAMP Systems International Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation
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
Advised 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.
Advised 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.