February 27, 2023

Willkie is representing Syntagma Capital in exclusive negotiations with Eramet to acquire Erasteel, its high-speed steel and recycling division.

Erasteel, headquartered in Paris, is a global leader in the conventional and powder metallurgy of high-speed steels used for machining, drilling and cutting tools. In addition, the company has metal recycling operations in Europe focusing on batteries, catalysts and metals. 

Erasteel employs approximately 850 employees across six sites in France, Sweden and China. It generated approximately €275 million in revenue in 2022, primarily serving the aerospace, automotive and industrial sectors.

Syntagma Capital is a private equity firm based in Brussels and focused on investments in the material, chemical, industrial and business services markets.

The Willkie team is led by partner Hugo Nocerino and includes partner Faustine Viala, special European counsel Charles-Antoine Erignac, and associates Victor Cann, Charles Bodreau and Gabrielle Reddé. 
Hugo Nocerino
Hugo Nocerino Partner Corporate & Financial Services
Charles Antoine Erignac
Charles-Antoine Erignac Special European Counsel Corporate & Financial Services
Victor Cann Associate Corporate & Financial Services