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Clifford Chance advises Nabtesco on acquisition of Italian door system manufacturer

2 April 2013

Clifford Chance advises Nabtesco on acquisition of Italian door system manufacturer

Tokyo, Milan: Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Nabtesco Corporation, a Japanese company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, on its purchase of OCLAP S.R.L., an Italian door system manufacturer. The deal signed on 28 March 2013.

Andrew Whan, who led the deal said, "We are delighted to have assisted Nabtesco on this strategic acquisition, which is an important transaction for the European market strategy of Nabtesco Railroad Products Company. This is further evidence that Japanese companies are finding attractive M&A opportunities in Europe, particularly in the manufacturing sector."

Andrew was assisted by senior associate Natsuko Sugihara. Our Milan team was led by partner Paolo Sersale who was assisted by senior associate Antonio Sirica.Employment law advice was provided by partner Simonetta Candela and associate Paola Mariani.

Nabtesco Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of precision equipment, transport equipment, aircraft and oil hydraulic equipment, and industrial equipment based on motion control technology primarily in Japan, rest of Asia, North America, and Europe.