News from Oaklins

Billion-dollar kibble
17.05.2018
Our petcare specialist was in Nuremberg for the industry’s major trade fair. Interzoo 2018 drew record crowds this year, with nearly 2,000 companies exhibiting. Access to the Interzoo trade fair is limited to industry professionals. Thorben Wöltjen, Oaklins’ petcare specialist, was there tracking innovations in the sector. He joined business leaders and entrepreneurs from 117...
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Our petcare specialist was in Nuremberg for the industry’s major trade fair. Interzoo 2018 drew record crowds this year, with nearly 2,000 companies exhibiting. Access to the Interzoo trade fair is limited to industry professionals. Thorben Wöltjen, Oaklins’ petcare specialist, was there tracking innovations in the sector. He joined business leaders and entrepreneurs from 117...
Oaklins reaches the heart of Melbourne’s financial center
14.05.2018
We are expanding our reach in Australia with an office in Melbourne. Our clients will benefit from the substantial knowledge of our local M&A team and receive broader access to Australia’s major financial center. The addition also further establishes our ability to serve our clients on a global scale and allows us greater influence in...
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We are expanding our reach in Australia with an office in Melbourne. Our clients will benefit from the substantial knowledge of our local M&A team and receive broader access to Australia’s major financial center. The addition also further establishes our ability to serve our clients on a global scale and allows us greater influence in...
Decorative lighting developer and home building products leader design a perfect fit
11.05.2018
Oaklins’ team in Cleveland has advised L.D. Kichler Co., a designer of decorative lighting products, on its sale to Masco Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturer of branded home improvement and building products.
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Oaklins’ team in Cleveland has advised L.D. Kichler Co., a designer of decorative lighting products, on its sale to Masco Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturer of branded home improvement and building products.
US pioneer in high-tech ball screws goes Italian
10.05.2018
Oaklins’ team in Italy and our aerospace & defense specialist in the US have advised UmbraGroup S.p.A., the world leader in the manufacture of high-tech recirculating ball screws, on the acquisition of US-based Thomson Aerospace & Defense from British giant Meggitt PLC. This acquisition will consolidate the Italian presence in a highly technological and innovation-driven sector in the US and will boost its international prestige and standing.
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Oaklins’ team in Italy and our aerospace & defense specialist in the US have advised UmbraGroup S.p.A., the world leader in the manufacture of high-tech recirculating ball screws, on the acquisition of US-based Thomson Aerospace & Defense from British giant Meggitt PLC. This acquisition will consolidate the Italian presence in a highly technological and innovation-driven sector in the US and will boost its international prestige and standing.
Oaklins’ umbrella opens wider over Latin America
10.05.2018
Oaklins has expanded its presence in South America with the addition of Columbus Zuma Investment Banking, a firm founded by former senior officers of Citigroup’s investment banking business. Columbus Zuma is a local market leader in Argentina and establishes Oaklins’ reach in the second largest economy of South America, providing a new office and a talented,...
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Oaklins has expanded its presence in South America with the addition of Columbus Zuma Investment Banking, a firm founded by former senior officers of Citigroup’s investment banking business. Columbus Zuma is a local market leader in Argentina and establishes Oaklins’ reach in the second largest economy of South America, providing a new office and a talented,...
Voice from China – 1st edition 2018
03.05.2018
Quarterly update on the M&A Market in China: In the first edition of 2018, our local Oaklins specialist John Zhang gives an overview of China’s cross-border landscape in the Voice from China.
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Quarterly update on the M&A Market in China: In the first edition of 2018, our local Oaklins specialist John Zhang gives an overview of China’s cross-border landscape in the Voice from China.
Oaklins Spring Conference in Montreal, Canada
02.05.2018
The Oaklins Spring Conference was held this year in Montreal, at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, where Oaklins professionals joined together to strengthen bonds across global borders. Reed Philips, President of Oaklins, acknowledged outstanding cooperation and expertise during the Oaklins’ Annual Awards presented at Cirque Eloize. Marco Vismara, Jürg Stucker and Gary Rabishaw were awarded...
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The Oaklins Spring Conference was held this year in Montreal, at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, where Oaklins professionals joined together to strengthen bonds across global borders. Reed Philips, President of Oaklins, acknowledged outstanding cooperation and expertise during the Oaklins’ Annual Awards presented at Cirque Eloize. Marco Vismara, Jürg Stucker and Gary Rabishaw were awarded...
Creating opportunities in Aerospace & Defense
02.05.2018
Over 100 Oaklins M&A professionals traveled to Montreal to attend the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) event, “How global trade tensions are creating opportunities”. Key manufacturers and investors were invited to share their knowledge of the aerospace industry and discuss challenges, advancements and growth opportunities in the sector. Host city, Montreal, is home to a large...
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Over 100 Oaklins M&A professionals traveled to Montreal to attend the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) event, “How global trade tensions are creating opportunities”. Key manufacturers and investors were invited to share their knowledge of the aerospace industry and discuss challenges, advancements and growth opportunities in the sector. Host city, Montreal, is home to a large...
Manufacturing & Distribution of Building Materials Spot On
23.04.2018
In our first edition of manufacturing & building materials Spot On, our specialist, Brian Livingston, takes us through the macroeconomic factors driving growth in the building materials distribution market and reveals the forecast for the next two years. We also spoke to Joe Sowton, Group Strategic Development Director of Grafton Group, about how they have been using digitalization to build growth opportunities.
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In our first edition of manufacturing & building materials Spot On, our specialist, Brian Livingston, takes us through the macroeconomic factors driving growth in the building materials distribution market and reveals the forecast for the next two years. We also spoke to Joe Sowton, Group Strategic Development Director of Grafton Group, about how they have been using digitalization to build growth opportunities.
Leading Finnish importer and distributor of KIA and Mitsubishi vehicles joins global distribution group headquartered in Spain
19.04.2018
Oaklins’ team in Germany has advised Delta Motor Group Ltd. on the sale of its import and distribution activities in Finland to Bergé Auto, a leading automotive distributor in Europe and Latin America. Oaklins team in Spain identified the buyer and the Dutch team supported the transaction in its early stages.
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Oaklins’ team in Germany has advised Delta Motor Group Ltd. on the sale of its import and distribution activities in Finland to Bergé Auto, a leading automotive distributor in Europe and Latin America. Oaklins team in Spain identified the buyer and the Dutch team supported the transaction in its early stages.