Gleiss Lutz advises Nisshinbo on the acquisition of RBI GmbH and LEAS GmbH
A team of Gleiss Lutz lawyers has advised the Japanese company Nisshinbo Holding on its acquisition of German-based development service providers RBI GmbH and LEAS GmbH. Nisshinbo will be acquiring RBI GmbH and LEAS GmbH through its wholly-owned subsidiary JRC Mobility. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Nisshinbo Holdings Inc. is a global environmental and energy company operating in many sectors, including electronics, automotive, chemicals and real estate. The group has a workforce of some 22,000 worldwide. The subsidiary JRC Mobility, which was founded in 2018, develops and manufactures innovative mobility and autonomous driving technologies, including radar technology for vehicles, ultrasonic sensors, communication devices and sensors for use in the automotive sector, but also for agricultural and industrial machinery, drones and railway applications.
RBI GmbH is headquartered in Heimsheim in Baden-Württemberg and was founded in 1999. It specialises in engineering, testing, electronics development, software development, and the manufacture of testing equipment.
Also based in Heimsheim in Baden-Württemberg, LEAS GmbH specialises in the assembly of electronic toll systems and the manufacture of custom-made products tailored to the customer’s design specifications.
The following Gleiss Lutz team advised Nisshinbo on the transaction: Dr. Michael Burian (partner, lead), Alexandra Brücher (both Stuttgart), Dr. Torsten Spiegel (Berlin), Jannik Hermes (Frankfurt, all M&A), Dr. Rut Steinhauser (partner, employment, Berlin), Dr. Ulrich Soltész (partner), Kristina Winkelmann, Milos Koci (all competition/antitrust, Brussels), Dr. Jacob von Andreae, Dr. Eva Koch, Matthias Hahn, Aylin Hoffs (all public law, Düsseldorf), Dr. Philipp Naab (counsel), Oksana Weber-Kim (both real estate), Dr. Jan-Alexander Lange (banking & finance), Dr. Stefan Mayer (partner), Leonhard Kornwachs (both tax, all Frankfurt), Simon Wegmann (data protection), Dr. Hannah Bug (IP/IT, both Berlin).