French consortium including Ovako wins bid for the assets of Ascometal
The commercial court of Nanterre has made a decision regarding the bid for the assets of Ascometal, in favour of the French consortium that includes Ovako. Ovako will hold a small minority share.
“We are happy that our bid has been successful and that we have had a shared view about how Ascometal should be developed going forward” says Tom Erixon President and CEO, Ovako.
Further information can be obtained from:
Viktoria Karsberg, Head of Group Communications, 46 8 622 13 40
Ovako is a leading European producer of engineering steel for customers in the bearing, transportation and manufacturing industries. Our production is based on recycled steel and includes steel in the form of bars,tubes, rings and pre-components. Ovako is represented in more than 30 countries and has sales offices in Europe, North America and Asia. Sales in 2013 amounted to EUR 850 million and the company had 2,995 employees. For further information please visit us at www.ovako.com