IK Partners’ Acquisition of MÜPRO

White & Case advised Capital Four on a unitranche financing for the acquisition of MÜPRO by IK Partners. Renzenbrink & Partner advised IK Partners. Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Gütt Olk Feldhaus advised Perusa. Allen & Overy advised Müpro.

Capital Four is an independent industry-leading high yield asset management team based in Copenhagen.

MÜPRO is a leading provider of pipe fixing solutions for technical building equipment, sanitary, heating, ventilation and air conditioning applications.

IK Partners is a European private equity firm focused on investments in Benelux, the DACH countries, France, the Nordics and the UK. Since 1989, IK has raised more than €14 billion of capital and invested in over 160 European companies.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Hadrien Servais (Brussels & Luxembourg) and included partner Jeremy Duffy (London), counsel Sascha Schmidt and Alexander Born (both Frankfurt) and associates Yannick Couturier (Frankfurt), Eline Souffriau (Brussels & Luxembourg) and Sara Ben Othmen (Brussels).

The Renzenbrink & Partner team consisted of partners Dr. Ulf Renzenbrink (Picture – Corporate/ PE), Marc H. Kotyrba (Tax/ PE), Dr. Andreas Stoll (Corporate/ PE) and Dr. Dennis Schlottmann (Corporate/ PE) as well as the senior associates Dr. Alexander Haunschild (Corporate/ PE) and Dr. Toufic Schilling (Tax/ PE) and the associates Marie Eikmeier (Tax/ PE), Malte Pulmer (Corporate/ PE) and Eike Rabenberg (Corporate/ PE).

The Gibson Dunn & Crutcher team included Dr. Ferdinand Fromholzer (Lead; M&A), Dr. Hans Schmid (Tax), Michael Walther (Antitrust), Alexander Klein (Finance; Frankfurt), Dr. Mark Zimmer (Employment), Nataline Fleury (Employment; Paris); Associates: Dr. Jan Schubert (Lead; Frankfurt), Maximilian Schniewind, Dr. Mattias Prange (Frankfurt; all M&A), Yannick Oberacker, Christoph Jacob (both Antitrust), Alexandra Vigot, Claire Aristide (both Corporate), Charline Cosmao (Employment).

The Gütt Olk Feldhaus team included Dr. Kilian Helmreich; Associate: Isabelle Vrancken.

The Allen & Overy team was led by Dr. Hendrik Röhricht.

Involved fees earner: Hendrik Röhricht – Allen & Overy; Claire Aristide – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Charline Cosmao – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Nataline Fleury – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Ferdinand Fromholzer – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Yannick Oberacker – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Mattias Prange – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Hans Martin Schmid – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Maximilian Schniewind – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Jan Schubert – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Alexandra Vigot – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Michael Walther – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Mark Zimmer – Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Kilian Helmreich – Gutt Olk Feldhaus; Isabelle Vrancken – Gutt Olk Feldhaus; Marie Eikmeier – Renzenbrink & Partner; Alexander Haunschild – Renzenbrink & Partner; Marc Holger Kotyrba – Renzenbrink & Partner; Malte Pulmer – Renzenbrink & Partner; Ulf Renzenbrink – Renzenbrink & Partner; Toufic Schilling – Renzenbrink & Partner; Dennis Schlottmann – Renzenbrink & Partner; Andreas Stoll – Renzenbrink & Partner; Alexander Kleinhaus-Resisi – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sara Ben Othmen – White & Case; Alexander Born – White & Case; Yannick Couturier – White & Case; Jeremy Duffy – White & Case; Sascha Schmidt – White & Case; Hadrien Servais – White & Case; Eline Souffriau – White & Case;

Law Firms: Allen & Overy; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Gutt Olk Feldhaus; Renzenbrink & Partner; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; White & Case;

Clients: Capital Four; IK Investment Partners; MÜPRO GmbH; Perusa GmbH;