AEQUITA acquires Bosch's brake components business
Noerr, led by Christoph Thiermann, advises AEQUITA on acquiring Bosch's brake components business, enhancing its industrial portfolio
In a significant move, the legal team at Noerr, under the leadership of Christoph Thiermann, has played a pivotal role in advising AEQUITA on the acquisition of the brake components business from Robert Bosch GmbH. The transaction encompasses Buderus Guss GmbH and Robert Bosch Lollar Guss GmbH, marking a strategic expansion for AEQUITA in the industrial sector.
The focal point of this acquisition is the specialised manufacturing of coated high-performance brake discs tailored for leading international Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). With approximately 900 employees spread across three German sites, the acquired business is poised to reinforce AEQUITA's presence in the automotive industry.
This isn't the first collaboration between Noerr and AEQUITA. Recently, Christoph Thiermann's team provided legal counsel on AEQUITA's acquisition of Fujitsu Services GmbH, a German subsidiary of the Japanese Fujitsu group. This subsidiary, known for its expertise in private cloud and IT application services, boasts around 1,200 employees.
Christoph Thiermann, a partner at Noerr, has been a consistent advisor to AEQUITA. Prior to the recent deals, Thiermann guided AEQUITA through the acquisition of TMD Friction Group from its Japanese parent group Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., the takeover of IFA Group, and the acquisition of the electronic interfaces business from ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
AEQUITA, headquartered in Munich, is an industrial group with a focus on investing in special situations, including spin-offs, succession plans, and restructuring scenarios throughout Europe. The company's strategic approach involves identifying and capitalizing on opportunities in diverse industrial segments.
This latest acquisition aligns with AEQUITA's commitment to enhancing its industrial portfolio, showcasing its agility in navigating complex transactions with the support of legal expertise from Noerr. The collaboration between AEQUITA and Noerr continues to pave the way for successful ventures in the dynamic landscape of industrial investments.