[Hamburg, ] A team from GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, headed by Hamburg partner Dr. Frank Evers, advised the Swiss-based Dätwyler Group in its acquisition of Ott GmbH & Co. KG GmbH. With the takeover of the company, which employs about 200 personnel, the Dätwyler Group gains new technological and material competencies in its Sealing Solutions division.
Alongside the drawing up and negotiation of the purchase contract for the company, significant areas of the transaction included various aspects of property law and taxation matters.
About the Dätwyler Group
The Dätwyler Group is a dedicated industrial supplier with a leading position in global and regional market sectors. With its technological leadership and tailor-made solutions, the Group offers added value to customers in the markets that it serves. Dätwyler focuses on markets where it is possible to add value and maintain consistent profitable growth. The Group’s Technical Components division is one of the leading European high-service distributors of components and accessories in servicing, electronics, ICT and automation. Its Sealing Solutions division is a leading provider of customer-specific sealing solutions in global market sectors such as healthcare, automotive, civil engineering and consumer goods. With a total of over 50 operational companies, sales in more than 100 countries and some 7,000 employees, the Dätwyler Group has an annual turnover of approximately CHF 1200 million.
GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Dr. Frank Evers (Team Lead), Partner, M&A / Corporate, Hamburg
Dr. John-Patrick Bischoff, LL.M., Associated Partner, M&A / Corporate, Hamburg
Dr. Christian Bürger, Associated Partner, Antitrust Law, Cologne
Florian Puschmann, Associate, M&A / Corporate, Hamburg
Dr. Marcus Heinemann, Associate, M&A / Corporate, Hamburg
Benjamin Karten, Dipl. Kfm., Partner, Tax