New York, NY, September 29, 2008 (LAWFUEL) – Baker & McKenzie has advised Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, a leading private equity sponsor, in connection with the purchase of the MEGTEC group of companies from Sequa Corporation. The acquisition was completed on September 24, 2008.
Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners Fund III, L.P., together with MEGTEC Partners, L.P., members of management and certain co-investors, acquired MEGTEC from parent company Sequa Corporation. The transaction involves all MEGTEC businesses, including the Printing Products (PPG) and Industrial and Environmental Products (IEPG) Groups and the related Services Groups.
“The committed Baker team was extremely valuable in marshalling its global resources to successfully complete this transaction in a tough deal climate,” said Phillip J. Cagnassola, a Partner at Hamilton Robinson LLC.
The team at Baker & McKenzie was led by corporate Partner Philip von Mehren in New York with support from Baker & McKenzie attorneys in Amsterdam, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Paris and Stockholm.
“The transaction required significant coordination and commitment of our resources across multiple jurisdictions,” said Philip von Mehren. “We are pleased to have advised Hamilton Robinson on such an important and complex matter.”