Orrick Advises EKK Eagle Industry in Sale of Participation in Integral Accumulator to Freudenberg

February.02.2018

Japan’s EKK Eagle Industry Co., Ltd. has sold its general partnership interest in Integral Accumulator GmbH & Co. KG, held by its German subsidiary Eagle Holding Germany GmbH, to Freudenberg Sealing Technologies GmbH & Co. KG.

EKK Eagle Industry is a leading technology specialist in the manufacture, research, and development of automotive and construction machinery products, including mechanical seals, lip seals, and special valves primarily used in the auxiliary parts of automobiles.

Integral Accumulator is a technology specialist in hydraulic accumulators and valve technology. The company is a partner to international automobile manufacturers and their suppliers as a developer and producer, and also supplies the agricultural and construction machinery industry and the general mechanical engineering industry worldwide.

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is a leading specialist in sealing applications and supplier and a development and service partner, serving customers in a wide variety of industries.

EKK Eagle Industry was advised by an Orrick team led by Düsseldorf-based M&A and Private Equity partner Oliver Duys, who regularly advises Japanese companies on their M&A activities in Europe. He was assisted by partners Till Steinvorth (Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Stefan Schultes-Schnitzlein (Tax, Düsseldorf), David Case (IP/Commercial, Tokyo) and associate Christoph Wenderoth (M&A and Private Equity, Düsseldorf).