Hengeler Mueller advises CVC on sale of Flint Group

10. April 2014

Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Koch Industries have entered into a definitive agreement regarding the acquisition of Flint Group from funds advised by CVC Capital Partners. Completion of the transaction is expected for the second half of 2014.

Flint Group is a leading global supplier of inks and other print consumables such as flexographic printing plates, blankets, image transfer products and chemicals for press rooms, to the packaging and the print media industries. Flint Group has a global footprint operating 137 sites in 40 countries and employs some 6,600 people. In 2013, Flint Group reported revenues of EUR 2.2 bn.

Hengeler Mueller advised CVC on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team was led by partners Hans-Jörg Ziegenhain (Munich) and Steffen Oppenländer (London) (both Corporate/M&A) and included partners Thorsten Mäger (Antitrust), Dirk Uwer (Regulatory) (both Düsseldorf) and Alexander G. Rang (Finance, Frankfurt) as well as counsel Axel Gehringer (Finance, Frankfurt) and associates Jan-Henning Wyen, Verena Nosch, Georg Heiß and Marie Söhngen (all Munich).