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.
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.
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.
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.
Macquarie Group/Advantage Funding: Advised Macquarie Group Limited in its deal to acquire Advantage Funding Management Co., Inc., a leading commercial vehicle finance firm, from Marubeni Group.
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.
Westport/Fuel Systems Solutions: Represented Westport in its merger with Fuel Systems Solutions to create a premier alternative fuel vehicle and engine company.