Gleiss Lutz advises automotive supplier Fehrer on takeover by AUNDE Group

Gleiss Lutz has advised F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH on its takeover by strategic investor AUNDE Group as part of restructuring measures. The transaction was completed today following the go-ahead from the relevant cartel authorities, making the AUNDE Group now the sole shareholder of F.S. Fehrer Automotive GmbH. This transaction completes Fehrer’s operational restructuring and financial reorganisation.

Fehrer is among the world’s leading specialists for interior vehicle components. The transaction involves the takeover by the AUNDE Group, which numbers among the world’s top 100 system suppliers for the automobile industry, of all Fehrer’s locations worldwide (Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, USA and China), including all 4,000 employees.

The Gleiss Lutz team consisted of: Dr. Detlef Bauer (Partner, lead), Dr. Cornelia Topf (Partner), Dr. Maximilian von Mangoldt, Michael Obst, Dr. Felicia Raub (all Corporate Advisory/M&A, Frankfurt), Dr. Birgit Colbus (counsel), Antonia Harbusch (both Competition and Antitrust, Frankfurt), Dr. Burkhard Jäkel (Partner), Patrick Steinhausen (both Banking and Finance, Frankfurt), Dr. Doris-Maria Schuster (Partner, Employment, Frankfurt), Dr. Andreas Spahlinger (Partner, Restructuring, Stuttgart), Dr. Michael Marquardt (Partner, Tax, Frankfurt), Dr. Roland Hartmannsberger (counsel), Oliver Junge (both Environmental, Stuttgart) and Oksana Weber-Kim (Real Estate, Frankfurt).