Dec Group’s Acquisition of Extract Technology

BMH BRÄUTIGAM, Shoosmiths, MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal und Gessel advised the DEC Group on the deal, Baker McKenzie advised UBS Switzerland AG and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise.

The Dec Group, a portfolio company of the capiton V fund and leading provider worldwide of containment powder handling systems, has acquired the Extract Technology business from US-listed Wabash National Corporation, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Extract Technology is a leading provider of containment and aseptic systems for the pharmaceutical, biotech, nuclear and chemical markets. Extract is headquartered in Huddersfield, UK, with an additional site in New Lisbon, USA, serving the fast-growing US market.

The Team at BMH BRÄUTIGAM included Dr. Andrea Reichert-Clauss (Picture), David Thüning, Tina Schmidt, Till Wansleben (all Private Equity | Corporate/M&A).

The Shoosmiths team was led by Simon Procter.

The MLL team was led by Dr. Christoph Heiz.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Zurich-based Partner Lukas Glanzmann and Senior Associate Philip Spoerle and included Zurich-based Associate Sarah Poncini, New York-based Partner Mark Tibberts, Associate Gina Sato, and Junior Associate Paulina Timmer, Warsaw-based Senior Associate Pawel Ostrowski, and London-based Partner Luka Lightfoot and Associate Alexander Taylor.

Gessel’s team included Partner Aldona Pietrzak and Managing Associate Maciej Boryczko.

Involved fees earner: Lukas Glanzmann – Baker McKenzie; Luka Lightfoot – Baker McKenzie; Pawel Ostrowski – Baker McKenzie; Sarah Poncini – Baker McKenzie; Philip Spoerlé – Baker McKenzie; Alex Taylor – Baker McKenzie; Mark Tibberts – Baker McKenzie; Paulina Timmer – Baker McKenzie; Andrea Reichert-Clauß – BMH Bräutigam; Tina Schmidt – BMH Bräutigam; David Thüning – BMH Bräutigam; Till Wansleben – BMH Bräutigam; Maciej Boryczko – Gessel; Aldona Pietrzak – Gessel; Christoph Heiz – MeyerLustenberger Lachenal; Simon Procter – Shoosmiths;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie; BMH Bräutigam; Gessel; MeyerLustenberger Lachenal; Shoosmiths;

Clients: Banque Cantonale de Genève; Dec Group; UBS Switzerland AG;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler