Accursia Capital’s Acquisition Of Optimas’ European Division

Dentons has advised Accursia Capital on the transaction. Eversheds Sutherland, GSK Stockmann, CMS advised and Nunziante Magrone advised Optimas OE Solutions on the deal.

Accursia Capital executed the acquisition of selected European companies of the Optimas Group. The acquisition comprises four entities based in Italy, Germany, Belgium and Bulgaria.

The acquired companies will operate under the new “Stronghold” brand. As a strategic partner and expert in supply chain optimization, Stronghold will offer comprehensive C-parts supply solutions for industrial companies. It will be one of the 10 largest full-service suppliers of fasteners in Europe. The Stronghold Group will benefit from a high level of industry expertise and comprehensive resources for value-added solutions.

Accursia Capital is a Munich-based investment company with a focus on medium-sized industrial companies. Its strategy lies on succession planning, restructuring and turnaround cases and complex carve-out projects. Accursia Capital is pursuing a long-term investment strategy with the aim of expanding its holdings through complementary acquisitions and increasing the competitiveness of portfolio companies through synergies.

With over 1,700 employees and more than 5,000 customers, the Optimas Group is the world’s leading provider of advanced fastening and supply chain solutions for manufacturers and their suppliers.

Dentons team wasa led by Alexander von Bergwelt (Partner; Picture), with Dimitrios Andreadis (Senior Associate), Maria Vittoria Ferrerio (Associate, all Corporate/M&A). Luca Pocobelli and Francesco Crimi advised on Italian law.

Eversheds Sutherland advised Optimas OE Solutions with Sébastien Pontillo, Fabrice Martinez-Tournalia, Brenda Ambele and Myrtille Lapuelle.

GSK Stockmann advised Optimas OE Solutions with Markus Soehnchen and Gerhard Guendel for Corporate, Lieor Koblenz and Dominik Berka for Tax matters, and Philipp Kuhn and Nicole Deparade for Labour law.

CMS advised Optimas OE Solutions with Martin Kolbinger.

Nunziante Magrone advised Optimas on the transaction with a team composed by Gianmatteo Nunziante and Priscilla Merlino.

Involved fees earner: Martin Kolbinger – CMS Hasche Sigle; Dimitrios Andreadis – Dentons; Francesco Crimi – Dentons; Maria Vittoria Ferrerio – Dentons; Luca Pocobelli – Dentons; Alexander von Bergwelt – Dentons; Brenda Ambele – Eversheds Sutherland; Myrtille Lapuelle – Eversheds Sutherland; Fabrice Martinez-Tournalia – Eversheds Sutherland; Sébastien Pontillo – Eversheds Sutherland; Dominik Berka – Gsk Stockmann; Nicole Deparade – Gsk Stockmann; Gerhard Guendel – Gsk Stockmann; Lieor Koblenz – Gsk Stockmann; Philipp Kuhn – Gsk Stockmann; Markus Soehnchen – Gsk Stockmann; Priscilla Merlino – Nunziante Magrone; Gianmatteo Nunziante – Nunziante Magrone;

Law Firms: CMS Hasche Sigle; Dentons; Eversheds Sutherland; Gsk Stockmann; Nunziante Magrone;

Clients: Accursia Capital; Optimas OE Solutions;