TRUMPF Group’s Acquisition of Lantek

TRUMPF Group's Acquisition of Lantek

DLA Piper represented TRUMPF in the transaction, while Cuatrecasas advised Lantek.

TRUMPF Group completed the acquisition of the global business of Lantek Sheet Metal Solutions. 

Headqaurted in Germany, TRUMPF is one of the world’s leading companies for machine tools, laser technology and electronics for industrial applications. In the 2019/20 fiscal year, the company – which has about 14,300 employees worldwide – generated a turnover of EUR3,5 billion. 

Lantek is a leading global provider of software systems and solutions for companies in the sheet metal working industry, with a presence in 14 countries.

The cross-border DLA Piper team was led by partner Teresa Zueco (Corporate, Madrid; Picture) and Country Managing Partner in Germany Dr Benjamin Parameswaran (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg) – who is also DLA Piper’s global client relationship partner for TRUMPF Group. They were supported by a core team consisting of Corporate associates Héctor Gómez, Alejandra Castañeda and Carlos Fuerte (all Madrid-based). The DLA Piper team also included colleagues from over ten jurisdictions including the UK, US, France, Germany and China. 

TRUMPF was advised by in-house counsel Dewi Kusuma.

Cuatrecasas advised Lantek with Elvira Azaola, Kepa Izaguirre and Mikel Puyadena.

Involved fees earner: Elvira Azaola – Cuatrecasas; Kepa Izaguirre – Cuatrecasas; Mikel Puyadena Izaguirre – Cuatrecasas; Alejandra Castañeda – DLA Piper; Carlos Fuerte Jiménez – DLA Piper; Héctor Gómez Ferrero – DLA Piper; Benjamin Parameswaran – DLA Piper; Teresa Zueco – DLA Piper;

Law Firms: Cuatrecasas; DLA Piper;

Clients: Lantek Systems; TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler