August 22, 2018

Willkie advised Ring International on the transaction.

The BOA Group (BOA) has been sold to Austria-based strategic partner Ring International Holding (RIH). Ring International Holding AG is one of Austria's most dynamic investment companies and its focus is on acquiring companies and promoting their development on a sustainable basis.

BOA is one of the globally leading manufacturers of flexible metal components and is headquartered in Stutensee, Germany. The group serves international customers from across the automotive, industrial and aerospace industries. It operates seven manufacturing sites across Europe, China and the United States, and has more than 1,200 employees.

The transaction was coordinated by Austrian law firm Brandl & Talos. Willkie advised on the German, French, Italian and US-American aspects of the transaction.

The cross-border Willkie team was led by partner Dr. Axel Wahl and included partner David Mortlock, counsel Dr. Christian Rolf, and associates Christopher Clerihew and Karsten Silbernagel.