BDO's M&A team acted as lead advisor to the shareholders of Kaufmann Systems AG on the entire sales process to Gonvarri Material Handling AS.
This included the preparation of the sales documentation, identification and approach of potential buyers, support during the buyer's due diligence, negotiations as well as the entire process management until the closing of the transaction. In addition, BDO legal supported the seller in negotiating the share purchase agreement.
Kaufmann Systems AG is a Swiss engineering company which offers a wide variety of storage equipment systems and solutions for automation projects. The company emloys ca. 20 people.
Gonvarri Material Handling AS is a leading provider of industrial storage systems, which markets its broad product and solution portfolio through 15 local Sales offices and wide Export network under the Dexion, Constructor, Kasten, Stålteknik and Kredit brands. Gonvarri Material Handling is owned by Gonvarri Industries, a leading, multinational corporation with 6,000+ employees and 45 factories operating in steel and aluminum transformation for the automotive, road safety, energy, material handling, and industry sectors.
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