Hengeler Mueller advises Valmet Automotive Oy on acquisition of convertible roof business from Karmann

05. November 2010

The automotive industry service provider, Valmet Automotive Oy, a subsidiary of engineering and technology corporation Metso (Finland), has today announced its intention to acquire the convertible roof business out of the insolvency of Wilhelm Karman GmbH. The transaction is still subject to certain conditions, such as clearance by merger control authorities.

Hengeler Mueller is advising Valmet Automotive Oy on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Julius Budde (M&A, Berlin), Christian Hoefs (Labour, Frankfurt), Wolfgang Kellenter (IP, Düsseldorf), Alf-Henrik Bischke (Competition, Brussels) and Martin Klein (Tax, Frankfurt) as well as associates Josef Hofschroer, Robert Thamm, Jan D. Bonhage (all Berlin), David Schneider, Peter Wehner, Antje Hagena (all Frankfurt), Arne Lambrecht (Düsseldorf) and Michael Boger (Brussels).

MCF Corporate Finance is acting as investment and financial advisor.