ARQIS advises Nifco on the sale of Nifco Germany to AEQUITA

19. March 2024

ARQIS has advised the Japanese Nifco Inc. on the sale of its subsidiary, Nifco Germany GmbH, to AEQUITA SE & Co. KGaA, a global industrial group headquartered in Munich. Nifco Germany develops and produces injection-molded plastic components for the automotive industry. The company generates revenues of more than EUR 200 million with over 1,100 employees across its locations in Germany, the USA, and Serbia.

Nifco Inc. is a leading manufacturer of plastic components and fasteners for the automotive and life-solution industries. With its headquarters in Japan, Nifco operates globally, providing a wide range of products contributing to the functionality and comfort of high-quality vehicles, household or fashion products. Nifco's commitment to innovation, quality, and environmental sustainability has made it a preferred partner for industry-leading companies worldwide.

The transaction is expected to be completed in the first half of 2024, subject to approval by the relevant authorities.


Advisors to Nifco Group

ARQIS (Dusseldorf/Munich): Dr. Shigeo Yamaguchi, Eberhard Hafermalz (both Lead; Japandesk/M&A), Partner: Dr. Mauritz von Einem (PE/Tax), Dr. Meiko Dillmann (Japandesk/M&A), Johannes Landry (Restructuring), Marcus Nothhelfer (IP/Commercial), Lisa-Marie Niklas (HR.Law), Counsel: Dennis Reisich (PE/Tax), Associates: Kiyomi Zimmer (Japandesk/M&A), Marius Mesenbrink (Japandesk/M&A), Thomas Lipsky (IP/Commercial), Anna Munsch (HR.Law), Daniel Schlemann (Data.Law)


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