Machado Meyer and KLA

Machado Meyer and KLA on acquisition of FKB Brazil by VAG

Machado Meyer advised VAG on acquisition of 100% of the corporate capital of FKB Brazil, wicch was advised by KLA Advogados.

VAG is an Aurelius portfolio company and is known as one of the leading manufacturers of valves for water treatment and distribution, wastewater systems, dams and hydropower throughout the world.

FKB specialises in the bespoke design and manufacturing of penstock and knife gate valves for customers operating in water, wastewater, dam & hydro, and other industries.

VAG’s acquisition of FKB aims to strengthen the company’s product offering across penstocks and knife gate valves, as well as increasing its footprint in Brazil and expanding its customer base globally.

The company’s foundations are built on serving its customers right across the value chain from the modelling and consultation phase right to the manufacturing and implementation of its valves.

Machado Meyer Advogados advised VAG and relied on partner Luiz Mascaro (pictured left) and lawyers Bianca Telles and Luiza Cilento Toscano.

KLA advised FKB Indústria de Equipamentos and relied on partners Karin Alvo (pictured center) and Henrique Lopes (pictured right) and associates André Maruch and Rafaella Coelho.