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Diversified industrials

The diversified industrials industry is the largest worldwide with global GDP in the sector accounting for around one quarter of total global output. Productivity is still on the rise in the sector, growing faster than ever in the developing economies but still delivering significant growth in mature markets. Diversified industrial companies are positioning themselves for an era of rapid growth driven by innovation, streamlined efficiency and improved productivity. All this means meeting new challenges and sourcing new competencies and capabilities to secure sustainable growth.

Eversheds has full service industrial expertise across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia, representing one quarter of all diversified industrial clients in the Fortune 500 and over 50% of the sector in the FTSE 350. We have particular sector specialisms in cross-border transactions (mergers and acquisitions), strategic litigation, compliance and supply chain and antitrust issues. We already represent some of the largest organisations in the industry and have utilised our global reach to support them and remove barriers to growth. Our clients include:

Tyco Total Safety
DuPont SPX Corporation
Rolls-Royce BAE Systems
Pentair Flow Control Parker Hannifin

Our sector focuses and advises on four key areas:

Public Sector Organogram

Our relationship with Eversheds goes back many years and they have exceeded our expectations time and time again. They really do put their money where their mouth it; they offer seamless cross-border capability and, unlike many firms who offer this, they put together a high-quality multijurisdictional team that genuinely works as a single unit. Their focus is on the client relationship and on looking at what we need and want. In our view theirs is a truly unique offering.
General Counsel, Fortune 500 business

Our depth of expertise coupled with our geographical spread and global capability is well-placed to support your business; 96% of our industrial clients would recommend us to others. We fully understand the challenges you face and, as a specialist sector group, we are well equipped to supply innovative, cost transparent and relevant legal advice across our four sub-sectors:

Wherever in the world you may be, we are here to support your business.


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Parmjit Singh, Head of Diversified Industrials

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