VR Equitypartner GmbH sells majority stake in vohtec Qualitätssicherung GmbH with assistance by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Dr. Rainer Herschlein and his team of lawyers comprehensively advised Frankfurt-based investment company VR Equitypartner GmbH and the other shareholders of vohtec Qualitätssicherung GmbH – BÖLLINGER GROUP Holding GmbH and the company’s two managing shareholders – on the sale of their shares to ELEMENT Materials Technology Herne GmbH and accompanied the transaction. The relevant agreements were signed on June 1, 2018. The sale is subject to antitrust approval.
vohtec Qualitätssicherung GmbH is a market leader for destructive and non-destructive materials testing and develops comprehensive overall quality assurance solutions for its customers worldwide. VR Equitypartner GmbH acquired a stake in the company in 2013 and increased its holding in 2016. Dr. Rainer Herschlein had also advised on those transactions.
VR Equitypartner is a leading equity financing firm in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. VR Equitypartner supports medium-sized family businesses with decades of experience in the strategic solution of complex financing issues. VR Equitypartner consistently puts sustainable corporate developments before short-term exit considerations.
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s advice included managing the DD process and drafting and negotiating of all contracts within the scope of the transaction, in particular the purchase contract and subsidiary agreements.
Counsel to the shareholders of vohtec Qualitätssicherung GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Rainer Herschlein, LL.M. (Lead, Corporate)
Benedikt Raisch (Corporate, M&A),
Dr. Antonia Stein (Employment),
Cornelia Schwizler (Corporate, M&A), all Stuttgart
Fabian F. Gaffron (Tax),
Dr. Stefan Bretthauer (Antitrust), both Hamburg