Bencis Capital Partners invests in Gebhardt-Stahl
Frankfurt am Main — A strong partner for more growth: Bencis Capital Partners invests in the Werl-based steel construction company Gebhardt-Stahl. The parties have agreed not to disclose the amount of the investment or the purchase price. Allen & Overy LLP advised the independent investor Bencis Capital Partners.
The sale of the shares serves the national and international growth as well as the further strategic orientation of Gebhardt-Stahl for the future. The share purchase agreement was signed on July 3; the closing of the transaction is still subject to customary conditions precedent and regulatory approvals.
Bencis Capital Partners was founded in 1999 in the Netherlands and has been investing in solid, successful companies in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium for more than 20 years. Bencis Capital Partners employs 26 people in Düsseldorf, Amsterdam and Brussels/Diegem.
Gebhardt-Stahl was founded in 1973 and is the European market leader in the production of steel reinforcement profiles for plastic windows, HVAC components, vineyard poles and fences. The company employs 200 people and has three production sites in Germany and Poland. It supplies its products to over 60 countries worldwide.
Advisor Bencis Capital Partners: Allen & Overy LLP
The Allen & Overy team led by Dr. Alexander Veith (Partner) and Tobias Hugo (Associate, both Corporate/M&A, both Munich) comprised Partners Thomas Neubaum (Banking and Finance), Dr. Michael Ehret (Tax, both Frankfurt) and Dominik Stühler (Corporate/Private Equity, Munich) as well as Counsel Bianca Engelmann (Banking and Finance) and Peter Wehner (Labor/Pensions, both Frankfurt), Senior Associate Dr. Lukas Rengier (antitrust law, Hamburg), associates Elisabeth Pichler (corporate/M&A, Munich), Sven Bischoff (tax law, Frankfurt), Melissa Baudewig (IP/IT and patent law), Catharina Glugla (data protection, both Düsseldorf), Dr. Isabel Jost (labor law, Munich), Simon König (real estate law, Frankfurt), Meike Radtke (insurance company law/corporate/M&A, Düsseldorf), Friederike Popot-Müller (antitrust law, Hamburg), as well as teams from Poland and the Netherlands.
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