3i/ATESTEO: Advised 3i on the sale of ATESTEO, an international drivetrain testing specialist, to IHO Holding GmbH & Co. KG, a holding company of the Schaeffler family.
3i/Formel D: Represented 3i Group plc in its agreement to invest up to €247 million in Formel D GmbH, a Germany-based global service provider to the automotive and component supply industry.
Affinitiv, Inc./Loop LLC: Represented Affinitiv, Inc., a portfolio company of CIP Capital, in its merger with Loop LLC (dba AutoLoop), creating the largest provider of data-driven marketing and software solutions exclusively focused on the automotive customer lifecycle.
American Trailer Rental Group/Milton Street Capital LLC/Advantage Trailer Leasing: Represented American Trailer Rental Group and its Board of Directors in the acquisition of Advantage Trailer Leasing, a semi-trailer and storage container rental business.
Ardian/Weber Automotive GmbH: Represented Ardian in its acquisition of a majority interest in Weber Automotive GmbH, one of the global leaders in the vehicle supply industry.
Atlantic Street Capital/ZIPS Car Wash: Represented Atlantic Street Capital and its portfolio company ZIPS Car Wash, a leading express focused tunnel car wash operator in the U.S. in numerous acquisitions of express car wash locations.
Bpifrance/Peugot SA: Represented Bpifrance in its €1.92 billion acquisition of a 12.7 percent stake in French automaker Peugeot SA from the French State.
Club Car/Platinum Equity: Served as financing counsel to Platinum Equity in its $1.7 billion acquisition of Club Car.
CMA CGM Group/GEFCO: Represented CMA CGM Group in its acquisition of GEFCO, a European leader in automotive logistics.
Curtis Instruments/Kohler Co.: We represented Curtis Instruments in its sale to Kohler Co.
Dexter Axle Company/AL-KO VT: Represented Dexter Axle Company, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, on its acquisition of AL-KO Vehicle Technology from AL-KO Kober SE.
Fiat Chrysler/Peugeot SA: Represented Bpifrance in connection with Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot SA’s agreement to merge, creating the world’s fourth largest automaker.
Flex-N-Gate/Plastic Omnium Businesses: Represented Flex-N-Gate Group, a global automotive supplier, in its acquisition of seven European manufacturing plants – four in France, one in Spain and two in Germany – from France-based Plastic Omnium.
Genstar Capital/OEConnection/Providence Equity Partners: Advised Genstar Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in OEConnection, a leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturer distribution networks, from funds advised by Providence Equity Partners.
Highline Aftermarket/The Sterling Group/Pritzker Private Capital: Represented Highline Aftermarket Investments, LLC, a majority-owned subsidiary of The Sterling Group, in its acquisition by Pritzker Private Capital.
Holley/Empower Ltd./Sentinel Capital Partners: Represented Holley in its merger with SPAC Empower Ltd., in which Holley will become a publicly traded company.
Platinum Equity/Club Car/Garia A/S: Represented Platinum Equity and its portfolio company Club Car in the financing of Club Car’s acquisition of Garia A/S.
Searchlight Capital Partners/EasyMile: Represented Searchlight Capital Partners in connection with a €55 million Series B funding round in EasyMile, a leader in driverless vehicle software and solutions.
Searchlight Capital Partners/Ograi BidCo AB/Opus Group A.B.: Represented Searchlight Capital Partners in its acquisition of the controlling stake in the share capital of Opus Group AB, a Sweden-based technology-driven, global leader in the vehicle inspection and intelligent vehicle support markets.
TradePending/The CapStreet Group/AutoAPR: Advised TradePending, a portfolio company of The CapStreet Group, on its acquisition of AutoAPR.
Varroc Engineering Ltd./Plastic Omnium: Advised Varroc Engineering Ltd. in its €600 million sale of Varroc Lighting Systems to Plastic Omnium.