OPTIMA sells automation subsidiary to Private Assets
Stuttgart — Menold Bezler advised the Schwäbisch Hall-based OPTIMA group of companies on the sale of OPTIMA automation GmbH to a subsidiary of the Private Assets AG investment company. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
The new owner opens up new development and growth perspectives for the operations of OPTIMA automation GmbH. The assembly technology specialist’s location in Fellbach with around 50 employees will be retained. The new parent company will be SIM Automation GmbH from the existing portfolio of Private Assets AG.
OPTIMA is a third-generation family-run company in the field of packaging machines and filling systems with 2,800 employees at 20 locations worldwide.
Private Assets is a Hamburg-based investment company specializing in strategic investments in medium-sized companies in transitional situations.
Menold Bezler advised OPTIMA on all legal aspects of the transaction.
Advisor OPTIMA Group of Companies: Menold Bezler (Stuttgart)
Jost Rudersdorf (Lead Partner), Dr. Axel Klumpp (Partner, both Corporate/M&A)
Inhouse Legal: Dr. Michael Kieninger (General Counsel)
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