SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz advises Krones AG on the acquisition of Netstal Maschinen AG from KraussMaffei

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz has advised Krones AG on the German legal aspects of the transaction with a team led by Dr. Martin Kolbinger.

Krones AG agreed to acquire all shares in Swiss-based Netstal Maschinen AG from KraussMaffei. Netstal is a leading supplier of injection molding machines to the beverage market (PET preforms and caps) as well as to the medical and thin-wall packaging market. In the 2023 fiscal year, Netstal generated revenues of more than EUR 200 million with a workforce of more than 500 employees. Closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and expected to take place in the first half of 2024.

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz:

Dr. Martin Kolbinger (M&A, Munich), Maximilian Mersch, LL.M. (Nottingham) (M&A, Frankfurt), Mark Grutzeck (M&A, Munich), Dr. Christoph Allmendinger (Real Estate, Frankfurt), Melissa Lauk (Real Estate, Mannheim), Katharina Steinbrück, LL.M. (U.C. Lan) (Labor Law, Frankfurt), Philipp Pfeifer (Labor Law, Mannheim), Dr. Simon Apel (Commercial, IP, IT, Mannheim), Dr. Jonathan Drescher (Commercial, IP, IT, Mannheim), Dr. Stephanie Birmanns (Foreign Trade Law, Brussels), Dr. Andreas Herr (Finance, Frankfurt), Dr. Martin Gross-Langenhoff (Capital Market Law, Munich/Frankfurt) and Dr. Matthias Huhn, LL.M. (Aberdeen) (Capital Market Law, Frankfurt).

Lenz & Staehelin (Swiss counsel and overall lead):

Simone Ehrsam, Tino Gaberthüel, Arnold Romero, Till Haechler, Ananda Lee (all M&A), Astrid Waser, Sandro Travaglini (both antitrust), Fabiano Menghini, Noémie Ammann (both Real Estate), Helin Dalla Palma (Employment/Pensions), Leo Rusterholz (IT, Transitional Services) and David Hitz (IP).

In-house Krones AG: Marco Priemer, Senior Legal Counsel.

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