Advent Portfolio Company Culligan International acquires Aqua Vital Group

Cate­gory: Private Equity
26. July 2018

Frank­furt a. M. / Neuss — The Frank­furt, Munich and U.S. offices of the inter­na­tio­nal law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP have advi­sed Advent Inter­na­tio­nal and Culligan Inter­na­tio­nal on the acqui­si­tion of the Neuss-based Aqua Vital Group from Halder Betei­li­gungs­be­ra­tung GmbH. Halder had acqui­red the stake in the leading German water dispen­ser supplier Aqua Vital in 2013. The parties have agreed not to disc­lose the purchase price.

U.S.-based Culligan Inter­na­tio­nal is one of the world’s leading provi­ders of water treat­ment solu­ti­ons and a port­fo­lio company of Advent International.

Advi­sors to Advent Inter­na­tio­nal and Culligan Inter­na­tio­nal: Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
The Weil tran­sac­tion team was led by Frank­furt Corpo­rate Part­ners Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmidt and Stephan Grauke and Asso­ciate Dr. Ansgar Wimber (Corpo­rate, Munich) and supported by Part­ners Dr. Kamyar Abrar (Anti­trust, Munich), Alli­son Liff (Finance, New York), Ramona Nee (Corpo­rate, Boston) and Asso­cia­tes Dr. Michael Lamsa, Julian Schwa­ne­beck (both Corpo­rate, Frank­furt), Alex­an­der Pfef­fer­ler (Corpo­rate, Munich), Aurel Hille, Simone Hagen (both Anti­trust, Frank­furt), Thomas Zimmer­mann (Finance, Munich), Benja­min Rapp (Tax, Munich) as well as Vero­nica Bonham­gre­gory (Finance, Dallas) and Ashley Simms (Finance, Sili­con Valley).
Halder Betei­li­gungs­be­ra­tung GmbH was advi­sed on the tran­sac­tion by the Frank­furt office of CMS Hasche Sigle, led by Dr. Oliver Wolfgramm.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with appro­xi­m­ately 1,100 lawy­ers, inclu­ding about 300 part­ners. Weil is head­quar­te­red in New York and has offices in Boston, Dallas, Frankfurt/Main, Hong Kong, Hous­ton, London, Miami, Munich, Paris, Beijing, Prague, Prince­ton, Shang­hai, Sili­con Valley, Warsaw and Washing­ton, D.C.

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