Bencis Capital Partners invests in Gebhardt-Stahl

6. August 2019

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.

Allen & Overy is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with appro­xi­m­ately 5,500 employees, inclu­ding appro­xi­m­ately 550 part­ners, in 44 offices worldwide.

Allen & Overy is repre­sen­ted in Germany at its offices in Düssel­dorf, Frank­furt am Main, Hamburg and Munich with appro­xi­m­ately 220 lawy­ers, inclu­ding 47 part­ners. The lawy­ers advise leading natio­nal and inter­na­tio­nal compa­nies prima­rily in the areas of banking, finance and capi­tal markets law, corpo­rate law and M&A, tax law as well as other areas of busi­ness law.

This press release is issued by Allen & Overy LLP. In this press release, “Allen & Overy” refers to “Allen & Overy LLP or its affi­lia­tes.” The named part­ners are either share­hol­ders, advi­sors or employees of Allen & Overy LLP and/or its affiliates.

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