Maravela, Popescu & Roman has advised wiper blade manufacturer Trico on the acquisition of the wiper systems business of Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Wolf Theiss advised Federal-Mogul on matters of Romanian law, acting with lead counsel Eversheds Sutherland.
Trico Group LLC, owned by Crowne Group LLC, is an American company that specializes in windshield wipers. The company, then known as Tri-Continental Corporation, invented the windshield wiper blade in 1917.
Federal-Mogul Corporation is an American developer, manufacturer, and supplier of products for automotive, commercial, aerospace, marine, rail, and off-road vehicles, and industrial, agricultural, and power-generation applications.
The MPR Partners team was led by Partners Alina Popescu and Dana Radulescu and Senior Associate Raluca Ciocarlan and included Partners Ioan Roman, Alexandra Rimbu and Felix Tapai and Senior Associates Daniel Alexie and Magda Grigore.
The Wolf Theiss team in Romania was led by Partner Bryan Jardine and included Counsel Flaviu Nanu, Senior Associate Mircea Ciocirlea and Associates Andreea Stan and Luciana Tache.