Exit: Silverfleet Capital sells Wangen pump factory to Atlas Copco
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)