Exit: Silverfleet Capital sells Wangen pump factory to Atlas Copco

Photo: The pump specia­list cheeks
4. March 2022

Munich, March 3, 2022 — Silver­fleet Capi­tal has advi­sed its port­fo­lio company, Pumpen­fa­brik Wangen GmbH to Atlas Copco Group. The closing of the tran­sac­tion is subject to anti­trust clearance and is expec­ted for the second quar­ter of 2022.

Silver­fleet Capi­tal is a pan-Euro­­pean private equity firm specia­li­zing in buy-to-build stra­te­gies of mid-market compa­nies in the UK, France, Germany, Bene­lux and Scandinavia.

Pumpen­fa­brik Wangen (photo) deve­lops and sells indus­trial pumps for the biogas and waste­wa­ter sectors as well as the food, beverage and cosme­tics indus­tries. The company employs 265 people and has produc­tion faci­li­ties in Germany as well as a global sales and service network.

The Atlas Copco Group is a leading inter­na­tio­nal provi­der of sustainable indus­trial produc­ti­vity solu­ti­ons, head­quar­te­red in Stock­holm with opera­ti­ons in more than 180 count­ries. In 2020, Atlas Copco achie­ved sales of 10 billion euros with around 40,000 employees.

Advi­sor Silver­fleet Capi­tal: McDer­mott Will & Emery, Munich

Dr. Tobias Kopp­mann (Lead), Thomas Sauer­milch (New York; both Corporate/M&A), Dr. Henrik Holz­ap­fel (Düssel­dorf), Dr. Richard Gräbe­ner (both IP Liti­ga­tion), Chris­tian Krohs (Anti­trust, Düsseldorf/Cologne), Raymond Paretzky (Coun­sel, Trade, Agri­cul­ture & EU Regu­la­tory, Washing­ton, DC), Dr. Chris­tian Rolf (Labor, Frank­furt), Marcus Fischer (Coun­sel), Nina Siewert (both Tax, both Frank­furt), Dr. Deniz Tschamm­ler (Regu­la­tory), Dr. Claus Färber (Coun­sel, Data Protec­tion). Deniz Tschamm­ler (Regu­la­tory), Dr. Claus Färber (Coun­sel, Data Protec­tion); Asso­cia­tes: Matthias Wein­gut, Benja­min Macie­jew­ski, Bene­dikt Gloß­ner, Dr. Fabian Appa­doo, Ana A. Koff, Nicole Yoon (both New York; all Corporate/M&A), Dr. Maxi­mi­lian Kiemle (IP Liti­ga­tion, Düssel­dorf), Max Kütt­ner (Anti­trust, Düssel­dorf), Ilva Woeste (Labor Law)

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