Flick Gocke Schaumburg and Binder Groesswang have advised VR Equitypartner GmbH and HOR Technologie GmbH on the acquisition of family-owned company Pichler & Strobl GmbH. The sellers were represented by Vavrovsky Heine Marth.
Pichler & Strobl GmbH, founded approximately 15 years ago in Anthering near Salzburg, focuses on the manufacture and assembly of high-tech components in the fields of aerospace, medical technology, the semiconductor industry, car and motorcycle racing, and alternative energies.
VR Equitypartner, which has its registered office in Frankfurt am Main, is one of the leading private equity financiers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The company’s portfolio currently includes around 100 investments with an investment volume of EUR 500 million.
VR Equitypartner acquired an interest in HOR in 2013. The recent investment will consolidate and strategically expand the position of HOR in the development and production of complete gear units and technically advanced individual components.
The Flick Gocke Schaumburg team advising VR Equitypartner and HOR included Partner Martin Oltmanns, Associate Partner Christian Pitzal, and Associates Mathias Bulow and Matthias Thom. The Binder Groesswang team was led by Partner Andreas Hable, supported by Associates Christian Zwick, Clemens Willvonseder, Sabine Apfl-Trompeter, Hermann Beurle, and Mona Holzgruber.
The Vavrovsky Heine Marth team advising the sellers was led by Partner Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky.