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Ellex and CMS Advise Halder on Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik Acquisition

Ellex and CMS Advise Halder on Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik Acquisition

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Ellex Valiunas and CMS have advised German private equity firm Halder on its acquisition of Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik from Ulrich Ziegler.

Halder was established in Frankfurt in 1991. Since then the company has provided about 40 small and medium-sized companies with equity capital. Halder supports its portfolio companies in international expansion, development of their strategies, and business models.

Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik produce electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and other industrial systems. The companies operate in Germany, Switzerland, and Lithuania. Drumag Fluidtechnik has over 100 years of experience in pneumatics, hydropneumatics, hydraulics, and other application-specific systems in the areas of power, control, and motion. EPH Elektronik specializes in power and control electronics in various designs including rotary drive units with motors and geared motors.

The Ellex Valiunas team advising on Lithuanian matters was led by Partner Paulius Gruodis, supported by Senior Associate Mantas Juska and Associate Arvydas Gruseckas.

The CMS team serving as global counsel was led Frankfurt-based Partner Oliver Wolfgramm. He was supported by Partners Jorg Schrade, Johanna Hofmann, Yvonne Wolfgramm, Markus Pfaff, Rolf Hempel, and Ulrich Becker, Counsels Navid Anderson, Laura Matarrelli, Dirk Smielick, and Dirk Baukholt, Senior Associates Ayleen Gorisch and Martin Cholewa, and Associates Isabella Denninger, Kathrin Kussnik, Benjamin Hermes, Sarah Rafiqpur, and Christopher Heckel in Germany, and by Partners Stephan Werlen and Mark Cagienard, Counsel Simone Brauchbar Birkhauser, and Associates Pascal Stocker, Simone Brauchbar Birkhauser, Ferdinand Blezinger, Katja Bertsche, and Sarah Keller in Switzerland.

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COBALT has been named Baltic Law Firm of the Year 6 times. We were recognized as the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year 2019 in the Baltics at the IFLR European Awards in London. COBALT also won CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year Award for Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, as well as the overall Baltic Deal of the Year, at the 2019 CEE Legal Matters Awards. We have received multiple awards from the Chambers Europe, IFLR, The Lawyer and Mergermarket and we are regularly listed amongst the top performing M&A legal advisors in the Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket deal tables

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