McDermott advises on the sale of Hobe to Indutrade

Photo: Dr. Niko­laus von Jacobs, Part­ner at McDer­mott Will & Emery in Munich, was the lead partner.
16. Janu­ary 2023

Baienfurt/ Munich — The previous share­hol­ders of Hobe Tools Holding GmbH, FTSA Betei­li­gungs GmbH, INTEGRA Treu­hand­ge­sell­schaft mbH Steu­er­be­ra­tungs­ge­sell­schaft, AURELIUS Growth Invest­ments S.à r.l. and Hobe Mana­ging Direc­tor Dr. Jens-Jörg Eßer, have sold all their shares in Hobe to Indutrade Switz­er­land AG. The tran­sac­tion took place within the frame­work of a compe­ti­tive bidding process.

Hobe GmbH is a niche manu­fac­tu­rer of micro-precision tools foun­ded in 1971 and based in Baien­furt, Germany. The main custo­mers are compa­nies in indus­tries such as medi­cal tech­no­logy, mecha­ni­cal engi­nee­ring, elec­tro­nics, construc­tion and metrology.

Indutrade is an inter­na­tio­nal tech­no­logy and indus­trial group foun­ded in 1978 with more than 200 affi­lia­ted compa­nies in around 30 coun­tries. Indutrade gene­ra­ted sales of 21.7 billion Swedish kronor in 2021 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Hobe will be inte­gra­ted into Indutrade’s DACH busi­ness area.

Advi­sor to seller: McDer­mott Will & Emery, Munich

Dr. Niko­laus von Jacobs, Foto (Lead), Dr. Germar Enders (Coun­sel; both Corporate/M&A), Dr. Phil­ipp Schäuble (Labor Law), Nina Siewert, Marcus Fischer (Coun­sel; both Tax Law, Frank­furt); Asso­cia­tes: Dr. Fabian Appa­doo, Dr. Robert Feind, LL.M., Sebas­tian Gerst­ner, Benja­min Macie­jew­ski, LL.M., Matthias Wein­gut (all Corporate/M&A)

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