Locus Advises the Japan Steel Works in its Acquisition of SM Platek

Locus Capital Partners (Locus), a M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce that the Japan Steel Works (JSW) which is one of leading companies in industrial machineries industry acquired SM Platek (SMP). Locus advised JSW in this transaction.

Established in 1988 in Seoul, Korea, SMP primarily manufactures twin-screw extruders for compounding polymer materials to produce high-quality plastic-based products in various industries including auto, electronics, textile, consumer, medical, etc..

JSW which is one of the leading manufacturers of steel and machinery products is glad to diversify its product lines and expand its operation to Korea region through the acquisition of SMP.

Locus acted as an exclusive financial advisor to Japan Steel Works by managing and executing the entire deal process together with accounting, tax, and legal advisors.