Noerr supported the ESSVP IV funds (ESSVP) advised by Orlando Management AG on the acquisition of a stake in the BOS GmbH & Co. KG (BOS) group of companies. A Noerr team led by Dr. Georg Schneider, Co-Head of the Private Equity Practice Group, advised ESSVP on all aspects of the legal and tax aspects as well as the financing of the transaction.
As part of the partnership, ESSVP and BOS will jointly concentrate on international growth and the further development of strategic product areas.
The BOS group of companies is a leading global tier 1 automotive supplier and has 21 locations around the world. BOS, headquartered in Ostfildern, develops, manufactures and sells innovative systems and components, especially for vehicle interiors, with 7,000 employees. The products include luggage compartment cover, luggage compartment management, and sun protection systems as well as safety nets. In recent years, BOS has expanded its product portfolio to include rapidly growing areas such as panorama roof systems and roof and rear racks.
The ESSVP IV funds advised by Orlando Management AG invest primarily in market-leading industrial companies with headquarters in the DACH region and Scandinavia.
Noerr regularly supports private equity funds advised by Orlando Management on investments, the implementation of investment strategies and divestments, particularly in the area of special situations. These include the acquisition and sale of Buderus Guss, StockachAlu, Oetinger and the sale of the Beinbauer Group to HIG Capital.
Adviser to the ESSVP IV funds advised by Orlando Management: Noerr Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
Dr. Georg Schneider (lead, private equity), Dr. Florian-Felix Marquardt (Taxes), Dr. Torsten Wehrhahn (Finance), Dr. Manuel Weiß (Private Equity)