Jan 20, 2017

Smith, Gambrell & Russell Represents Zschimmer & Schwarz in LEXOLUBE Division Acquisition

T Hong

ATLANTA (January 20, 2017) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the firm served as legal counsel to Zschimmer & Schwarz, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of high performance specialty chemicals, in its acquisition of the LEXOLUBE Division from INOLEX, Inc. The transaction, which closed on January 3, 2017, expands Zschimmer & Schwarz’s existing business portfolio with additional specialty lubricants and lubricant components to further access a growing and strategically important market.

The SGR Atlanta legal team included Partners Michael Kraus, Tom Hong and Eric Mandus and Associates Sean Rosario and Jonathan Hurt in the Corporate Practice. Associates Courtney Adams Thornton in the Intellectual Property Practice, Matt Moore in the Real Estate Practice and Brandon Sherlinski in the Jacksonville Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice were also on the SGR legal team.

About Zschimmer & Schwarz

Zschimmer & Schwarz, a family-owned business founded in 1894, with headquarters in Lahnstein, Germany, develops and produces high-performance chemical auxiliaries for the leather, ceramic, textile/fiber, personal care, lubricant, polymer, and phosphonate industries/markets. The Zschimmer & Schwarz group is comprised of 28 companies worldwide, 20 of them with production facilities. Visit for more information.

About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s more than 200 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.

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