MANN+HUMMEL Acquisition of Jack Filter

Luther and Binder Grösswang advised on the deal

The MANN+HUMMEL Group, a market leader in filtration, acquired the “ventilation, air-conditioning and clean-room technology” business line of Austrian family firm Jack Filter. Luther has provided consulting to MANN+HUMMEL on numerous past transactions.

During this takeover, Luther was in charge of advising the German company, with support from Viennese law firm Binder Grösswang.

The transaction also involved the acquisition of the three companies in Jack Filter Lufttechnik GmbH, JACK FILTER HUNGARIA Kft. and “J.F.I. Service” Kft. Through its acquisition of Jack Filter MANN+HUMMEL is expanding its product range, particularly in the HEPA filter sector (HEPA = high efficiency particulate air filter), and

has acquired two state-of-the-art production sites in Austria and Hungary. Neither company has published information on the purchase


MANN+HUMMEL is a world-leading expert in filtration. The Group, which has its headquarters in Ludwigsburg, develops solut ions for cars, industrial applications, clean air in cabins and sustainable water use. In 2016, over 20,000 employees at more than 80 sites generated a turnover of around EUR 3.5 billion.

The Jack Filter Group is based in Kärnten in Austria. It is one of the leading manufacturers of air filters for industrial dust precipitation, as well as ventilation, air-conditioning and clean-room technology.

Luther advised MANN+HUMMEL with a team including Ulrich Philippi (Picture), Matthias H. Fickert , Kathrin Rettner (M&A), Carsten

Andreas Senze, Laura Rüdisühli (IP/IT), Dietmar Heise, Kerstin Belovitzer (Employment Law).

Binder Grösswangadvised MANN+HUMMEL with a team including Hermann Schneeweiss, Moritz Salzgeber and Christoph Baumgartner.


Involved fees earner: Hermann Schneeweiss – Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Moritz Salzgeber – Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Christoph Baumgartner – Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Ulrich Philippi – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH; Matthias Fickert – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH; Kathrin Rettner – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH; Carsten Andreas Senze – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH; Laura Rüdisühli – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH; Dietmar Heise – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH; Kerstin Belovitzer – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH;

Law Firms: Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH;