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Industrials and Manufacturing

Industrials and manufacturing remain a cornerstone of the worldwide economy. Clients have long relied on Simpson Thacher to guide them on legal issues as new technologies flourish and international competition intensifies.

On behalf of companies in chemicals, construction and building, paper and packaging and plastics, we address such needs as mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financings and corporate governance. Our representations have included:

  • China National Chemical Corporation in $43 billion acquisition of Syngenta AG
  • Ingersoll Rand in multiple transactions, including the spin-off of its security business and acquisitions of Seepex GmbH and SPX FLOW’s Air Treatment business
  • BMC Stock Holdings in its $11 billion merger with Builders FirstSource, Inc.
  • Chervon Holdings Limited in its HK$3.14 billion IPO
  • KKR in its $3.9 billion acquisition of Gardner Denver and Gardner Denver in its IPO and other equity and debt offerings, as well as Reverse Morris Trust transaction with Ingersoll-Rand plc’s industrial segment

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