Grupo Lamosa’s $260 Million Acquisition of Grupo Roca’s Flat Ceramic Division

Jackson Walker and Gómez-Acebo & Pombo advised Grupo Lamosa, S.A.B. de C.V. on the deal.

Grupo Lamosa, S.A.B. de C.V., one of the world’s leading ceramic tile manufacturers, announced the purchase of Grupo Roca’s flat ceramic division for $260 million. The transaction includes the acquisition of Tiles Investments and Holdings, SL and its subsidiaries, which have a presence in Spain, Brazil, and the United States.

Based in Monterrey, Mexico, Grupo Lamosa was established in 1890 and has since grown from a small brick factory to a company focused on the manufacture and commercialization of ceramic coatings and adhesives. Through this acquisition, Lamosa strengthens its presence in the Americas and expands its operations to Europe.

Jackson Walker partner Carlos Treviño (Picture) and associate Michael Flatter led the Jackson Walker team that included Ali Abazari, Richard Garza, Ronald Kerridge, William McDonough, Robert Soza, Peter Wahl, Alyca Riley Garrison, Spence Howden, Michael Roberts, and foreign attorney Mario Alanis.

The GA_P team was formed by: Pablo Fernández Cortijo, Constantino Pérez, Andrés Castro and Carolina Orri, partner, of counsel, associate and trainee, respectively, of the Corporate area, Santiago Gómez-Acebo and Cecilia Herreros, partner and trainee, respectively, of the Banking area, Irene Fernández Puyol, Ignacio Álvarez, Marta Rey and Esther Abascal, partner, associate and trainee, respectively, of the Public area, Isabela Crespo, Isabel Bandín, Elisa Gómez-Bernardo and Inés Molina, associates and trainee, respectively, in the Intellectual Property practice area, Remedios García and Carla Fandiño, of counsel and associate, respectively, of the Tax area, Iñigo Igartua and Miguel Troncoso, partners of the Competition area, Natalia Callejo and Clara González-Páramo, associates of the Real Estate area, Ignacio del Fraile, Diego Rizo and Clara Juanola, partner and associates of the Labour area, and Claudia Gálvez and Marta Martínez-Almeida, associates of the Criminal Law area.

Involved fees earner: Ignacio Álvarez Serrano – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Isabel Bandín – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Natalia Callejo Pla – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Isabela Crespo Vitorique – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Ignacio del Fraile López – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Carla Fandiño Seijas – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Pablo Fernández Cortijo – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Irene Fernández Puyol – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Claudia Gálvez Correa – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Remedios García Gómez de Zamora – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Santiago Gomez Acebo Carvajal – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Elisa Gómez-Bernardo Martínez – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Clara González-Páramo Echevarría – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Iñigo Igartua Arregui – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Clara Juanola Saleta – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Constantino Pérez Salgado – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Marta Rey Pinedo – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Diego Rizo Trabucchelli – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Miguel Troncoso Ferrer – Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Ali Abazari – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Michael Flatter – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Richard Garza – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Spence Howden – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Ronald Kerridge – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; William McDonough – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Alyca Riley Garrison – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Robert Soza – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Carlos Treviño – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Peter Wahl – Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Michael Roberts – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Gomez-Acebo & Pombo; Jackson Walker L.L.P.; Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: Grupo Lamosa S.A.B. de C.V.;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini