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Fredericks Michael & Co. Advised Outotec Oyj (NASDAQ OMX:OTE1V) (FIN) on the Acquisition of Republic Alternative Technologies, LLC (US)

Fredericks Michael & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Outotec Oyj on its strategic acquisition of Republic Alternative Technologies, LLC. Republic Alternative Technologies, LLC is the world’s first producer of mixed metal oxide coated titanium anodes which are used as an alternative to conventional lead anodes in electrowinning operations to produce copper, zinc and other metals. The acquisition price consisted of cash and an earn-out component based on achieving certain targeted performance and profitability measures over time. 

The acquisition complements Outotec's offerings for sustainable electrowinning plants and supports the company's strategy to grow its service business through providing life-cycle solutions to the customers. Through the acquisition Outotec plans to commercialize the application of coated titanium anodes also in zinc and nickel electrowinning processes and believes that the business has substantial growth potential worldwide. 

FM&Co. advised Outotec Oyj on a multi-step engagement process which included valuation, transaction structuring, and management of business, financial and legal due diligence, recommending negotiating strategies and tactics through closing of the transaction.  

About Outotec Oyj
Outotec Oyj develops and provides technology solutions for the sustainable use of Earth's natural resources. As the global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, Outotec has developed over decades several breakthrough technologies. The company also offers innovative solutions for the chemical industry, industrial water treatment and the utilization of alternative energy sources. Outotec's sales totaled EUR 1.9 billion in 2013 and it employs approximately 4,900 people. Outotec's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under the ticker symbol OTE1V. For more information, please visit 

About Republic Alternative Technologies, LLC
Republic Alternative Technologies is a premium anode engineering and fabrication company, with products ranging from copper electrowinning to the world’s first titanium-coated, oxygen-generating anode. Republic Alternative Technologies is the world's first producer of innovative mixed metal oxide coated titanium anodes, which are used as an alternative to conventional lead anodes in electrowinning operations to produce copper, zinc and other metals. Thanks to low cell voltage, these coated titanium anodes consume 7 to 15 percent less energy than conventional lead anodes. They are currently used in industrial copper electrowinning plants in Arizona, New Mexico and South America. For more information, please visit  

About Fredericks Michael & Co.
Established since 1984, Fredericks Michael provides distinctive financial advisory solutions to large corporations, private and family-controlled businesses, and financial sponsors seeking to execute cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategic alliances in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
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