Glatzova & Co, working with global counsel Hengeler Mueller, has advised Chinese tool manufacturer Greatstar Group on its acquisition of the Behrens Group. According to Hengeler Mueller, Alrud, Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak, and Wolf Theiss advised the buyer on the Russian, Polish, and Austrian aspects of the deal and Barnes & Thornburg, Bonelli Erede Lombardi Pappalardo, Bruun & Hjejle, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Jeantet, Macfarlanes, Mattos Filho, Niederer Kraft Frey, Schjodt, Uria Menendez, and Van Bael & Bellis advised the buyer in various other jurisdictions.
The Behrens Group is a German manufacturer and retailer of tools and fasteners.
Hengeler Mueller's team consisted of Berlin-based Partners Martin Tasma, Jens Wenzel, Daniel Kress, Fabian Quast, and Jan Bonhage, Counsel Fabian Seip, Senior Associates Erasmus Hoffmann, Cornelia Gersch, and Michael Schramm, and Associates Fabian Berdin, Moritz Muller-Leibenger, Nicolas Kutscher, and Jasper Bothe; Munich-based Partner Markus Ernst and Senior Associates Tobias Schwab and Carolin Raspe; Dusseldorf-based Partner Alf-Henrik Bischke and Senior Associate Tobias Bieber; and Frankfurt-based Partner Hendrik Bockenheimer.
Glatzova & Co’s team included Managing Partner Vladimira Glatzova and Partner Veronika Pazmanyova. The firm did not reply to our inquiry about the deal.