Wolf Theiss has advised private equity investor Kohlberg & Company on its purchase of the winter sport division of Newell Brands. The signing took place on May 25, 2017, and the deal closed on July 14, 2017.
Wolf Theiss was responsible for advising on legal matters and the financing of the transaction in Austria, the Czech Republic, and Bulgaria. The Austria team consisted of Partners Horst Ebhardt and Andreas Schmid and Associates Jiayan Zhu Georg Harer. Counsel Jan Kotous and Associate Filip Kostal provided advice on the acquisition in Prague, while Partner Katerina Kraeva advised in Bulgaria.
Within its winter sport division, consumer goods company Newell Brands counts international brands such as K2, Volkl, Dalbello, Marker, Madshus, Live, Full Tilt, Altlas, Tubbs, Ride, and BCA.