Hengeler Mueller advises Investindustrial on acquisition of CSM’s bakery ingredients business

08. October 2020

Investindustrial VII L.P., a fund managed by Investindustrial Advisors Limited, has signed an agreement to acquire CSM’s bakery ingredients business ("CSM Ingredients"). CSM Ingredients is the carve-out of a division of CSM Bakery Solutions Limited and its subsidiaries ("CSM Group"), a supplier of bakery solutions held by investment vehicles affiliated with Rhône Capital. CSM Ingredients comprises the European and international activities and assets of CSM Group dedicated to bakery ingredients. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approval and is expected to close by Q1 2021.

Hengeler Mueller advises Investindustrial on the acquisition in an integrated team together with Best Friends Slaughter and May, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Uría Menéndez, and Bredin Prat, as well as with Eubelius and Chiomenti.

The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Andreas Hoger (M&A), Hendrik Bockenheimer (Employment) (both Frankfurt) and Jan Bonhage (Public Law, Berlin), counsel Gunther Wagner (Tax, Munich) and Patrick Wilkening (IP/IT, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Nicholas Kubesch (M&A/Real Estate), Caspar Conzen, Moritz Weidemann, Malte Christians (all M&A), Anne Broll, Anna Sophie Etzkorn (both Employment) (all Frankfurt), Erasmus Hoffmann, Henning Voß, Charlotte Riemann (all Public Law, Berlin) and Tobias Schwab (Tax, Munich).