The Global M&A Network awarded Headwaters MB the Cross Border Deal of the Year for advising Lapmaster Group Holdings in its acquisition of Peter Wolters GmbH this past week at the Annual Europe M&A Atlas Awards in London.
Philip W. Seefried, Headwaters’ Founder & CEO, said, “A critical capability of Headwaters is our global reach; we have enjoyed great success with cross border executions and continue to build resources to further strengthen the company in this regard. This year, we closed several milestone international deals for our clients. We are honored that our work continues to be recognized by The Global M&A Network.”
Len LaPorta, Managing Director in the Industrial Group at Headwaters, added: “This was a transformative transaction for Lapmaster as Peter Wolters was a perfect complement to our client’s product and regional footprint. The transaction was very complicated given cross border considerations, tax issues, significant operational restructuring, transition agreements related to a corporate divestiture, and complex intellectual property matters. We worked with Lapmaster’s excellent team to address these issues and facilitate a smooth post-merger integration."
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