With a team led by M&A experts Adi Seffer and Dr. Pär Johansson, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Steadfast Capital, a private equity management firm focusing on medium-size businesses, and its management on the sale of Bonn-based Kautex Maschinenbau Group to capiton.
Kautex Maschinenbau is a leading producer of technologically advanced blow molding equipment for the manufacturing of plastic containers for the automotive industry, packaging and special applications. Customers include leading automotive suppliers, packaging companies and industrial enterprises. Exports account for 80% of the Bonn-based company.
Steadfast Capital is a private equity management firm focusing on medium-size businesses in German-speaking Europe and the Benelux countries, investing in non-public companies.
The transaction was carried out in collaboration of several offices comprising a team of lawyers from Cologne, Frankfurt and Hamburg. It has been the first transaction that Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek handled for Steadfast Capital.
Counsel to Steadfast Capital
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Pär Johansson (Cologne),
Adi Seffer (Frankfurt, both Lead),
Kristina Schneider, LL.M. (Cologne),
Stephan Boerner (Frankfurt, all M&A),
Dr. Yiliang Dong, LL.M., (Hamburg, Chinese Law).