3U Finance have successfully advised the sale of certain shares of MKS Transformer to Sumitomo Corporation
On June 1th, 2015, Sumitomo Corporation (“Sumitomo”) acquired certain shares in MKS Transformatör Ekipmanlarż Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (“MKS”)
3U Finance provided exclusive corporate finance advisory services to MKS on the transaction.
About MKS Transformer
MKS, established as a family company in 2003, produces assembled, tested and loss guaranteed cores from 5kVa up to 1,000 MVA for all types of transformers, especially for distribution and power transformers. MKS possesses facilities such as slitting lines, core cutting lines and core stacking lines, to process mother silicon steel coil, which is mainly used for the iron core of electrical transformers.
With its 5.500 m² closed area, MKS is settled in Sekerpinar-Kocaeli Industrial Zone and operates on GOS slitting, cutting and stacking lines in its high-tech machine park.
MKS, which supplies products to the leading companies in its sector, has a respectable name and powerful partnerships both in domestic and international markets, which enhances its export performance through the years.
About Sumitomo Corporation
Sumitomo Corporation is one of the biggest and most respected leading trading company in Japan, which engages in multifaceted business activities benefitting from Integrated Corporate Strength, selling a variety of domestic products and services, conducting import/ export and trilateral business transactions, providing domestic and international business investment, and participating in numerous other profitable activities facilitated by the global network.
Sumitomo Corporation is an integrated trading company with its headquarters in Japan and its global operations active in about 70 countries at almost 150 locations, has nearly 780 companies and more than 70,000 personnel. Sumitomo Corporation is listed on several stock exchanges in Japan.
Its core business units are Metal Products; Transportation & Construction Systems; Environment & Infrastructure; Media, Network, Lifestyle Related Goods & Services; and Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics.
Sumitomo Corporation aims to expand the sales of silicon steel produced by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, its major supplier of steel, to the domestic markets of Turkey and its neighboring countries, by utilizing the facilities, location and expertise of MKS. By acquiring a share in MKS, Sumitomo’s processing sites will have access to the main markets for silicon steel. Sumitomo Corporation aims to further expand sales of its electrical steel globally.
About 3U Finance
3U Finance, established in 2002, provides Corporate Finance and Strategic Advisory services. The management team of 3U Finance has vast amount of experience in corporate finance services and M&A advisory in Turkey with selected credentials including origination of the advisory project of Türk Telekom privatization, project finance for the BOT project of Dalaman Airport, financial advisory in the share sale of Arzum to Ashmore Funds, financial advisory in the %50 sale of G2M Food Distribution to Actera PE, advisory in the sale of Emsan Kitchenware brand to Karaca Group, advisory services to Wipf AG for the establishment of Wipf Doypak A.Ž, financial advisory in the acquisition of 100% shares of Dentoral Medifarma by Keymen Pharmaceuticals, financial advisory in the sale of Ashmore shares in Arzum to Mediterra PE, among others.
For further information please contact:
Ediz Urhan, Managing Partner
Uphill Court Towers, A Blok Kat:26 No:146
34758 Batż Atasehir, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 216 688 62 58