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    14-03-2018

    Advising long-standing client on strategic acquisition

    Eversheds Sutherland has advised long-standing client, Sims Metal Management, on its acquisition of the Morley Waste Traders Group.

    Sims Metal Management is the world’s largest listed metal and electronics recycler, with over 250 facilities and operations in 18 countries.

    Following completion of the acquisition, Sims Metal Management will have 50 metals recycling sites across the UK.

    The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by corporate Partner James Trevis and Associate Thomas Plant, with support from Principal Associate Colin Askew and Associates Georgina Jones (tax), Alex Lane (pensions) and Victoria Towers (real estate).

    James Trevis commented:

    “We have been working with Sims for many years and are delighted to have supported them on this valuable addition to their European business.”

    Paul Wright, Managing Director of Europe Metals commented:

    “We are delighted to have acquired these businesses, they are an excellent strategic fit and extend our presence into new markets in the North of England. We are grateful for the excellent support provided by James Trevis and the Eversheds Sutherland team in helping us achieve this successful outcome.”

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