Diego E. Parise, Juan Ignacio Soma, Felicitas de Achaval and Esteban Valansi

MCRM advises Tenaris on Benteler Steel & Tube acquisition

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno has advised Tenaris in connection with an agreement to acquire, from Benteler North America Corporation, a company belonging to the Benteler Group (Germany-Austria), 100% of the shares of Benteler Steel & Tube Manufacturing Corporation.

This transaction was completed on 7 July for a total amount of $460 million USD.

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Jones Walker LLP also advised Tenaris as antitrust counsel and Louisiana regulatory counsel, respectively. Benteler was represented by Mayer Brown LLP as lead and antitrust counsel, with Adams and Reese LLP and Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP as Louisiana regulatory counsel.

Benteler Steel & Tube Manufacturing Corporation, a subsidiary of the Benteler Group, owns and operates a tube mill in Shreveport, Louisiana.

The firm teams advising on the transaction were as follows:

  • MCRM: Partners Diego E. Parise (pictured left), Juan Ignacio Soma (pictured centre, left), Felicitas de Achaval (pictured centre, right), Esteban Valansi (pictured right). Associates Bruno Fiorino, Carolina Maddalena, Maria Sol Dianti.
  • Sullivan & Cromwell: Partners Sergio J. Galvis, Adam S. Paris, Scott B. Crofton. Special counsels Eric H. Queen, Bradley P. Smith. Associate Clea M. McClellan.
  • Jones Walker: Partners Thomas Roberson, David M. Hunter, Matthew W. Kern, Seth A. Levine, Robert W. Scheffy Jr. Special Counsel Alex Prochaska.
  • Mayer Brown: Partners Dr. Joachim J. Modlich, Esther Chang, Scott P. Perlman, Paul A. Chandler. Counsel Sarwenaz Kiani. Associates Pete R. Osornio, Courtney C. Seitz, Laura S. Buchanan.
  • Adams & Reese: Partners James T. Rogers III, Christopher J. Kane.
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson: Partner Timothy W. Hardy.

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