KB Holding’s €728 Million Ordinary Shares Offering


Cravath, together with Hengeler Mueller, represented KB Holding GmbH in the deal.

KB Holding GmbH completed its €728 million secondary sale of ordinary shares of Knorr-Bremse AG to institutional investors. The transaction closed on June 23, 2020.

KB Holding GmbH, an entity controlled by Heinz Hermann Thiele, is the majority shareholder of Knorr-Bremse AG, a leading global manufacturer of brake systems and a supplier of additional safety-critical sub-systems for rail and commercial vehicles.

The Cravath team included partner Philip J. Boeckman (Picture) and associate Brian T. Bodensteiner.

Involved fees earner: Brian Bodensteiner – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Philip Boeckman – Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Law Firms: Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Clients: KB Holding;