Brembo SpA acquires remaining 30% stake in Brembo Nanjing Brake Systems Co. for €11M from Donghua Automotive Industrial China

26-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Brembo now owns 100% of Brembo Nanjing Brake Systems Co. Ltd as a result of the acquisition of the remaining 30% stake from the Chinese partner Donghua Automotive Industrial Co. Ltd, for a total consideration of RMB 90 million (about €11 million).

Brembo Nanjing Brake Systems Co. Ltd, which had been set up as a joint venture between Brembo and Donghua Automotive Industrial (a subsidiary of SAIC, one of the leading Chinese automotive industrial Groups), specialises in processing and coating of cast-iron discs and aluminium fixed callipers for cars and commercial vehicles. The company is part of the Nanjing industrial hub opened by Brembo in 2012, in which the Group has invested over €70 million.

The acquisition of 100% stake in Brembo Nanjing Brake Systems Co. Ltd is the last step towards the full integration of the hub, consisting of the recently built foundry, the discs and braking systems production lines, and the R&D centre. The full ownership of all the companies within the industrial hub will allow Brembo to take full advantage of all industrial, commercial and corporate synergies.

The manager in charge of the Company’s financial reports, Matteo Tiraboschi, declares, pursuant to paragraph 2 of Article 154-bis of Italy’s Consolidated Law on Finance, that the accounting information contained in this press release corresponds to the documented results, books and accounting records.

Brembo SpA
Brembo SpA is the world leader and acknowledged innovator of the brake disc technology for automotive vehicles. Brembo supplies high performance brake systems for the most important manufacturers of cars, commercial vehicles and motorbikes worldwide, as well as clutches, seats, seat belts and other components for racing. Brembo is also a leader in the racing sector and has won more than 200 championships. The company operates in 16 countries in 3 continents, with 22 production and business sites, and a pool of over 7,000 employees, about 10% of whom are engineers and R&D product specialists. Turnover for 2012 was €1,388.6 million (31 December 2012). Brembo is the owner of the Brembo, Breco, AP, Bybre, Marchesini, Sabelt brands and also operates through AP Racing brand.

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