25 September 2013 I Deals and Cases

Bauwerk Completes Acquisition of Boen Group

The Swiss parquet manufacturer Bauwerk, owned by Zurmont Madison Private Equity and EGS Beteiligungen AG, has consummated the acquisition of the Norwegian based Boen Group, international manufacturer and distributor of parquet flooring products. The shareholders of Boen have re-invested in Bauwerk as part of the transaction.

Bär & Karrer acted as legal advisor to Bauwerk. The team included Christoph Neeracher, Luca Jagmetti, Edoardo Buzzi and Christian Hagen (all M&A) as well as Till Spillmann and Adrian Koller (both Financing), Mani Reinert (Merger Control), Thomas Stoltz (Corporate) and Markus Wang (IP).

Local firms included for Norway Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA, Oslo (Camilla Magnus and team), for Germany Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Frankfurt (Mario Schmidt and team) and for Lithuania LAWIN, Vilnius (Ram?nas Petravi?ius and team).