On April 17, 2023, Samvardhana Motherson International Limited (“Motherson”) acquired substantially all the assets of Bolta US Ltd. (“Bolta US”) through an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary. Bolta US is a leading manufacturer of chrome plated interior and exterior plastic components for the automotive industry. The asset sale was completed free and clear of all liens pursuant to a Section 363 sale under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
Donnelly Penman & Partners acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor, McDonald Hopkins LLC served as legal advisor, and B. Riley Advisory Services served as restructuring advisor to Bolta US. Bodman PLC served as legal advisor to Motherson.
Bolta US is a leading manufacturer of decorative, injection molded, and chrome plated plastic components and assemblies for the OEM automotive industry. Bolta US began production in 2017 following the completion of its custom-built manufacturing facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The company’s Class-A, decorative components include radiator grills, skid plates, mirror caps, exterior trim, door handles, and emblems, which are sold to leading automotive OEMs and to their Tier 1 automotive suppliers. For more information visit www.boltaus.com.
SAMVARDHANA MOTHERSON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
Motherson is one of the largest and fast-growing manufacturers of components for the automotive and transportation industries. Motherson was established in 1986 and has been publicly traded on the Indian stock exchange since 1993. Motherson supports its customers through its more than 150,000 professionals at over 300 facilities operating in 41 countries. The acquisition was consummated by SMP Automotive Systems Alabama Inc., USA (“SMP Alabama”), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Motherson. Located in Cottondale, AL, SMP Alabama is a leading expert in plastic technologies and a system partner to the automotive industry specializing in cockpits, door panels, bumper modules and innovative plastic vehicle body parts. For more information, please go to www.smp-automotive.com and www.motherson.com.