Sagent Advisors served as exclusive financial advisors to Tenedora Nemak, S.A. de C.V. in the completed acquisition of J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc for $215 million. Nemak is involved in the production of aluminum automotive components, particularly engine parts.

It has operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. In 2011, Nemak reported revenues of $3,602 million. J.L. French Automotive Castings is a supplier of high pressure die cast aluminum components, particularly transmission parts.