DC Advisory (DC), led by Shinya Nakamura, advised Mitsubishi Materials - a Japanese manufacturer of cement, copper and aluminium products, cemented carbide tools and electronic materials - on its acquisition of a majority stake in Hitachi Tool Engineering (aka MOLDINO Tool Engineering), a leading Japanese tool manufacturer with experience in the die and mould industry.

The transaction is expected to expand Mitsubishi Materials’ overseas sales network and production bases. It is also expected to increase Mitsubishi Materials’ sales in automotive, aerospace and medial fields on a global level.

The transaction adds to DC’s strong credentials in the automotive and manufacturing space.