Schoenherr, working with lead counsel Kirkland & Ellis, has advised Apax Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in the ADCO Group. The ADCO Group’s shareholders were advised by King Wood & Mallesons on the transaction, which remains subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close by the end of the year.
Apax Partners is a global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies in the tech & telco, services, healthcare, and consumer sectors.
The ADCO Group, founded in Germany, operates the DIXI and TOI TOI brands providing portable toilet and sanitation equipment rental and services worldwide.
The Schoenherr Czech Republic team was led by Partner Vladimir Cizek and included Attorneys at law Jitka Kadlcikova, Stanislav Bednar, Helena Hangler, Eva Bajakova, Claudia Bock, Jiri Marek, and Rudolf Bicek, and Associates Jachym Bem and Tomas Jansa.
The Schoenherr Poland team was led by Partner Pawel Halwa and included Counsel Krzysztof Pawlak, Attorney at law Krzysztof Lesniak, and Associate Daria Rutecka.
The Germany-based team of Kirkland & Ellis was headed by Partner Attila Oldag and included Partner Thomas Krawitz and Associates Samuel Frommelt and Angelina Seelbach.