August 29, 2014
Grohe Group’s acquisition by LIXIL Group Corporation won Global M&A Deal of the Year: Europe/Germany. Weil advised Grohe shareholders TPG Capital and DLJ Merchant Banking Funds on this matter. According to The American Lawyer, the deal was the largest acquisition by a Japanese company in Europe in 2013, the largest ever investment by a Japanese corporate in Germany and the second-largest Japanese outbound deal of the year.
The Global Legal Awards honor the best cross-border legal work of the year, recognizing the top matters across four major categories: disputes, finance, M&A and citizenship. The grand prize winner for each of these categories will be announced at an awards dinner on September 15, 2014 in New York City.