Shearman & Sterling advises Pinova on financing of acquisition of Sauter Federn

Cate­gory: Private Equity
30. May 2018

Frank­furt a. M. — Shear­man & Ster­ling advi­sed PINOVA Capi­tal on the finan­cing of the acqui­si­tion of Sauter Fed ern GmbH (“Sauter Federn”), a leading manu­fac­tu­rer of tech­ni­cal springs.

Sauter Federn, head­quar­te­red in Furt­wan­gen, Germany, has specia­li­zed in the deve­lo­p­ment and manu­fac­ture of custo­mi­zed spring solu­ti­ons for more than 80 years.

PINOVA Capi­tal is a Munich-based, inde­pen­dent invest­ment company for equity finan­cing of fast-growing, inno­va­tive medium-sized compa­nies in German-spea­king count­ries. Shear­man & Ster­ling has regu­larly advi­sed PINOVA Capi­tal on finan­cing matters in the past, inclu­ding the finan­cing of the acqui­si­tion of Utimaco, Human Solu­ti­ons, Deuro­wood and WEETECH.

The Shear­man & Ster­ling team included Part­ner Dr. Matthias Weis­sin­ger and Tran­sac­tion Specia­list Marina Kieweg (both Germany-Finance).

About PINOVA Capital
PINOVA covers the entire equity spec­trum from growth capi­tal to succes­sion solu­ti­ons in the context of majo­rity or mino­rity share­hol­dings. With two funds, around €300 million in finan­cing is available for corpo­rate invest­ments, provi­ded by insti­tu­tio­nal inves­tors with a long-term invest­ment horizon.

About Shear­man & Sterling
Shear­man & Ster­ling is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with 22 offices in 13 count­ries and appro­xi­m­ately 850 lawy­ers. In Germany, Shear­man & Ster­ling is repre­sen­ted at the Frank­furt office. The firm is one of the inter­na­tio­nal market leaders in advi­sing on complex cross-border tran­sac­tions. World­wide, Shear­man & Ster­ling prima­rily advi­ses inter­na­tio­nal corpo­ra­ti­ons and large natio­nal compa­nies, finan­cial insti­tu­ti­ons, and large mid-sized compa­nies. For more infor­ma­tion, visit

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