Advising Triton on acquisition of BFC Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised funds advised by Triton on the acquisition of BFC Group, a leading global specialist and technology leader in metal clamping profiles for the automotive industry. A team led by Cologne-based partner Dr. Pär Johansson comprehensively supported Triton in this transaction.
BFC Group, based in Bietigheim-Bissingen, is an automotive supplier of metal clamping profiles for vehicle door, trunk, and other body seals. It manufactures all its own machines and tools and operates a network of highly flexible, modular production lines at six sites in Germany, the U.S., Turkey, and China.
The Triton funds invest in small and medium-sized companies based in Europe and support their positive development. They focus on companies in the industry, services, and consumer goods/health care sectors. At present, 36 companies with a total revenue of some EUR 14.2 billion and around 91,000 employees are part of Triton's portfolio.
The team led by Cologne-based partner Dr. Pär Johansson advised Triton in an M&A transaction for the first time.
Counsel to Triton
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Pär Johansson (Lead),
Dr. Philipp Jansen,
Dr. Christoph Schork, LL.M. (all Private Equity, Corporate/M&A),
Dr. Verena Hoene, LL.M. (IP/IT),
Prof. Dr. Martin Reufels,
Dr. Sascha Schewiola (both Employment), all Cologne
Dr. Kai Bandilla,
Sen Gao (both Corporate/M&A),
Fabian G. Gaffron (Tax),
Dr. Frederik Wiemer (Antitrust), all Hamburg
Dr. H. Erdem Şişmangil, LL.M. (Corporate/M&A), Frankfurt