Ogier advises Atotech in US$4.5 billion acquisition

Ogier has advised Atotech Limited on its US$4.5 billion acquisition by MKS Instruments Inc, which was effected by way of a Jersey Scheme of Arrangement and became effective on 15 August 2022.

Atotech is a US-listed global leader in process chemicals, equipment, software and services for printed circuit boards, semiconductor IC packaging, and surface finishing. The deal creates a group with pro forma revenue of US$4.5 billion for the twelve months ended June 30, 2022.

An Ogier team led by Corporate partners Raulin Amy and Alexander Curry, with partners Nick Williams and James Angus from Dispute Resolution, advised Atotech on the Jersey law aspects of the merger alongside Latham & Watkins in London and Austin. The team also included Corporate associate Michael Anderson and Dispute Resolution senior associate Ralph Spencer-Tucker.

Raulin said: "We are pleased to have worked with Latham & Watkins on this high value, cross-border M&A deal which continues to demonstrate Ogier's leading position and expertise in deals of this nature."