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CMS advises the owners on the sale of SF-Filter Group

12/02/2016

Within the scope of a succession arrangement, an acquisition vehicle controlled by Ambienta SGR acquires all shares in SF-Filter AG, Bachenbülach, Switzerland.

The SF-Filter group is a leading partner for sales of mobile and industrial filters of every kind and has operating facilities in Austria, France, Germany, Poland and Switzerland. Its range includes filters for oil, air, fuel, hydraulics, pneumatics, liquids, dust removal and air-conditioning systems. The group's client base extends from original equipment manufacturers, to resellers, right through to end-users.

Ambienta SGR is a leading European private equity fund focused on industrial growth investing in companies driven by environmental trends. It operates out of Milan, Düsseldorf and London and has approximately EUR 500 million under management.

A team of CMS Zurich assisted by CMS offices in Austria, France, Germany and Poland advised the sellers on all legal aspects in the context of this auction process as well as within the scope of the negotiations of the share purchase agreement and the re-investment.

CMS Switzerland

Dr Kaspar Landolt, Lead

Dr Stephan Werlen, Corporate / M&A

Daniel Burkhard, Corporate / M&A

Mark Cagienard, Tax

Dr Miryam Meile, Employment Law

Thomas Zweifel, Real Estate

CMS Austria

Lisa Oberlechner, Corporate / M&A

CMS France

Virginie Corbet-Picard, Corporate / M&A

CMS Germany

Dirk Baukholt, Corporate / M&A

CMS Poland

Joanna Blaszczyk, Corporate / M&A

Izabela Gębal, Corporate / M&A

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