Triton’s acquisition of BFC Fahrzeugteile GmbH, a leading supplier of metal-based clamping profiles


Funds advised by Triton have successfully completed the acquisition of BFC Fahrzeugteile, one of the global market leading suppliers of metal-based clamping profiles for the automotive industry and a technology leader in its field.

BFC is one of the global market leading suppliers of metal-based clamping profiles for the automotive industry and a technology leader in its field. The company operates manufacturing sites in Germany, China, Turkey and the US.

The Triton funds acquired BFC from ii invest Holding GmbH and Daisho GmbH. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price and financing volume of the transaction.

The international Ashurst team was led by finance partner Dr Bernd Egbers (picture) and counsel Christiane Bestgen, assisted by counsel Dr Karsten Raupach, associate Dr Ralf Stenger and paralegal Ena Selimbegovic (all finance). Partner Holger H. Ebersberger (all Munich) advised on corporate law, partner Dr Martin Bünning and associate Carina Park (Frankfurt) on tax law. Partner Isabelle Lentz and senior associate Paul Witte (Luxembourg Desk, London), partner Patrick Phua and associate Mavis Huang (finance, Shanghai) as well as partner Michael Neary and associate Misha Daha (finance, New York) also advised.

Involved fees earner: Bernd Egbers – Ashurst; Christiane Bestgen – Ashurst; Karsten Raupach – Ashurst; Ralf Stenger – Ashurst; Isabelle Lentz – Ashurst; Patrick Phua – Ashurst; Michael Neary – Ashurst; Mavis Huang – Ashurst; Misha Daha – Ashurst; Holger Ebersberger – Ashurst; Paul Witte – Ashurst; Martin Bünning – Ashurst; Carina Park – Ashurst;

Law Firms: Ashurst;

Clients: BayernLB – Bayerische Landesbank; Commerzbank AG; Landesbank Baden-Württemberg; Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich;

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Author: Michael Patrini