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Freshfields advises on sale of Prettl SWH Group to Foxconn

Global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) has advised Prettl Group and Trilantic Europe on the sale of Prettl SWH Group to Foxconn Interconnect Technology. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals.

Prettl Group is an internationally active and family-run corporate group, Trilantic Europe is a private equity investor specialised in mid-cap transactions in Europe. Prettl SWH Group develops and manufactures sensor, connectivity and electrification solutions for the automotive industry.

The Freshfields team advising on the transaction was led by Partner Stephanie Hundertmark (Corporate/M&A, Berlin) and Principal Associate Till Burmeister (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg). They were supported by Associates Lukas Pirnay (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg), Antonius Gehringhoff (Corporate/M&A, Berlin), Tobias Dreßler (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg), Maximilian Zellerhoff (IP/IT, Hamburg) and Marius Li-Yang Stein (IP/IT, Frankfurt) as well as by Partner Frank Röhling, Principal Associate Vera Barthel-Westphal, Associate Lasse Petersen (all Regulatory, Berlin), Partner Alexander Schwahn, Associate Simon Ultes, Associate Friedrich-Asmus Matzen (all Tax, Hamburg), Principal Associates Kristin Kammann (Labour Law, Hamburg) and Vanessa Steiner (Finance, Frankfurt). 

The inhouse team of the Prettl Group consisted of Steffen Huber and Marc Hermes.

Freshfields already advised Prettl Group on Trilantic Europe's entry into Prettl SWH Group.