Binder Groesswang, working with Willkie Farr & Gallagher, has advised French investment company Wendel and other shareholders on their sale of Constantia Flexibles to One Rock Capital Partners. Wolf Theiss, working with Latham & Watkins, advised One Rock. Hamburg's Klawitter Neben Plath Zintler reportedly advised Wendel as well.
According to Binder Groesswang, Constantia Flexibles is a global leader in the flexible packaging market. The company employs almost 9,000 people in 16 countries.
One Rock Capital Partners is a US private equity investment management firm co-founded by the Mitsubishi Corporation. It has approximately USD 5 billion of cumulative capital commitments.
The Binder Groesswang team was led by Partner Thomas Schirmer, Senior Associates Felix Fuith and Mona Holzgruber, and Associate Christopher Marchel and included Partners Angelika Pallwein-Prettner, Stefan Tiefenthaler, Stefan Albiez, Regina Kroell, Johannes Barbist, and Christian Wimpissinger, Counsel Alexander Kramer, Senior Associates Sabine Apfl-Trompeter, David Roetzer, and Barbara Gangl, and Associates Inka Essl, David Schneebauer, Lisa Jost, Mara Gfader, and Raphael Dorda.
The Wolf Theiss team was led by Partner Florian Kusznier and Counsel Zeno Grabmayr and included Austria-based Partners Matthias Unterrieder, Kurt Retter, and Niklas Schmidt, Counsels Paulina Pomorski, Stefan Wartinger, and Stefan Horn, Senior Associates Gregor Grablowitz, Markus Aigner, Magdalena Ziembicka, and Georg Knafl, and Associates Nikolaus Wollner and Klemens Kendler; as well as Poland-based Partner Peter Daszkowski, Counsel Marcin Rudnik, and Senior Associates Joanna Wajdzik, Olga Gerlich, and Bartosz Kopik.
Editor's Note: After this article was published, Wardynski & Partners announced it had advised Wendel and its co-shareholders as well. The firm's team included Partners Kinga Ziemnicka and Joanna Prokurat, Counsels Agnieszka Goduslawska and Konrad Werner, Senior Associate Aleksandra Drozdz, Associate Rafal Baranowski, and Real Estate Specialist Iwona Kasperek.