Triton’s acquisition of BFC Group


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised funds advised by Triton on the acquisition of BFC Group, a leading global specialist and technology leader in metal clamping profiles for the automotive industry.

BFC Group, based in Bietigheim-Bissingen, is an automotive supplier of metal clamping profiles for vehicle door, trunk, and other body seals. It manufactures all its own machines and tools and operates a network of highly flexible, modular production lines at six sites in Germany, the U.S., Turkey, and China.

The Triton funds, led by Peder Prahl, Mats Eklund, Lars Frankfelt, Graeme Ardus and Thomas Hofvenstam, invest in small and medium-sized companies based in Europe and support their positive development. They focus on companies in the industry, services, and consumer goods/health care sectors. At present, 36 companies with a total revenue of some EUR 14.2 billion and around 91,000 employees are part of Triton’s portfolio.

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Triton with a team including Pär Johansson (Picture), Philipp Jansen, Christoph Schork (all Private Equity, Corporate/M&A), Verena Hoene (IP/IT), Martin Reufels, Sascha Schewiola (both Employment), Kai Bandilla, Sen Gao (both Corporate/M&A), Fabian G. Gaffron (Tax), Frederik Wiemer (Antitrust) and Erdem Sismangil, LL.M. (Corporate/M&A).

Involved fees earner: Pär Johansson – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Philipp Jansen – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Christoph Schork – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Kai Bandilla – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Sen Gao – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Erdem Şişmangil – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Verena Hoene – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Martin Reufels – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Sascha Schewiola – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Fabian Gaffron – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Frederik Wiemer – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Law Firms: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Clients: Triton Partners;