Fidelium Partners’ Acquisition of Wolfensberger AG


Fried Frank acted as counsel to a private debt fund of Bright Capital on the financing to support the strategic development of Wolfensberger AG, in connection with its succession planning and acquisition by Fidelium Partners.

Fidelium Partners, located in Munich, Germany, is an investor specializing in industrial holdings. Wolfensberger AG, based in Bauma, Switzerland and founded in 1924, operates as a foundry for high-quality and ready-to-install cast products, supplying customers in the commercial transportation, shipbuilding, mechanical engineering, mining, and energy sectors.

Bright Capital Investment Management GmbH is a private equity firm specializing in mezzanine investments, debt, middle market, turnaround, recapitalization, buyout, growth capital. The firm, led by Matthias Mathieu, and Karsten Batran is based in Frankfurt am Main.

The Fried Frank team was led by corporate finance partner Steffen Schellschmidt (Picture) and included corporate associate Anjela Keiluweit. A finance team from Zurich-based law firm Homburger advised on Swiss law matters and was led by partner Jürg Frick.

Involved fees earner: Jürg Frick – Homburger; Steffen Schellschmidt – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Anjela Keiluweit – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson;

Law Firms: Homburger; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson;

Clients: BRIGHT CAPITAL Investment Management GmbH;

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