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Fried Frank represents clients involved in all facets of the general industrials sector, handling a diverse array of global high-profile matters. Today’s economic climate has produced a challenging environment for businesses grabbling with geopolitical barriers, global supply chain constraints, and ESG demands, not to mention an ever-changing tax and legal landscape. Fried Frank lawyers not only have the legal knowledge, but also the business acumen to guide companies involved in the industrials sector.

We have represented major industrial companies, investment banks and private equity firms in regards to financings, capital markets transactions and mergers & acquisitions. Our other capabilities in this space include our global team of lawyers providing regulatory, intellectual property, antitrust, tax, ERISA and government contracts guidance to holistically serve our clients’ needs.

Our representations include Cargill, Incorporated’s split-off and dispositions of its stake in Mosaic Company. Houghton International, an AEA specialty chemicals portfolio company, in its sale to Gulf Oil. Pursuit of strategic options for Harsco Corporation in the separation of its metals & minerals segment. Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s sale of Lucid Energy.