Automotive & Industrials

Kinstellar advises Nidec on the acquisition of Emerson Electric Co. Motors

February 2017 – Kinstellar teams in Bucharest, Budapest and Prague have advised Nidec, a leading Japanese manufacturer of electric motors, on the acquisition of Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques from Emerson Electric Co. Motors, a US provider of products and services for a wide range of industrial, commercial and consumer markets. The transaction, valued at US$1.2 billion, involved several jurisdictions across Europe, USA and Asia and is part of Nidec’s strategy to expand its industrial and commercial business in Europe.

The Kinstellar team comprised Razvan Popa (Partner) and Oana Costache (Senior Associate) in Bucharest, Anthony O’Connor (Partner) and Ákos Nagy (Counsel) in Budapest and Jan Juroška (Partner) and Jan Pfeffer (Senior Associate) in Prague. The international counsel of Nidec was Sidley & Austin.

Nidec Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of electric motors. Their products are found in hard-disk drives, electric appliances, automobiles and commercial and manufacturing equipment. Emerson Electric Co. Motors is a global provider of innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world.

For more information please contact Razvan Popa, Partner, at , Ákos Nagy, Partner, at , or Jan Juroška, Partner, at.