Wolf Theiss and Gleiss Lutz have advised Liechtenstein-based construction machinery manufacturer Hilti on its acquisition of Austrian company Bst Brandschutztechnik Dopfl GmbH and its sales company in Germany. The Vanovac law firm and several other firms advised the sellers on the sale.
According to Wolf Theiss, “the construction technology corporation intends to expand its portfolio of fire protection solutions, to further develop the product range in the cable management sector.”
The Austrian company bst Brandschutztechnik Dopfl GmbH has been supplying seals for cable ducts to Hilti since 2011 for deployment in the energy and industrial sectors to protect from water, gas, and fire.
The Wolf Theiss team was led by Partner Christian Mikosch and Senior Associate Jiayan Zhu, and included Partners Horst Ebhardt, Karl Binder, and Matthias Unterrierder, Senior Associate Paulina Pomorski, and Associates David Gschaider, Jakob Jelinek, and Julia Morscher.
Slavia Vanovac, the Managing Partner of the Vanovac law firm, led a team consisting of Albrecht Haller and Gustav Breiter from Viehbock, Breiter, Schenk & Nau, and Michael Celar from Celar Sonorer Weber-Wilfert.