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CMS advises Argos on the acquisition of Arthur Flury AG


Zurich – On 1 June 2017, BPT Building and Power Technology Holding AG, Zurich, acquired 100% of the shares in Arthur Flury AG, Deitingen, as part of a succession arrangement.

Arthur Flury AG is a leading, internationally active company in the development and manufacture of electrical connections for railway technology, and earthing and lighting protection systems. The company was founded in 1920 and has developed a modern and dynamic enterprise with over 100 employees, at its premises in Deitingen.

BPT Building and Power Technology Holding AG is controlled by Argos GmbH.

Argos supports the development of the family businesses of Dr. Hans Peter Maassen and Florian Pape and is specialised in purchasing and developing family businesses. The company's portfolio includes, amongst others, two consortiums in the mechanical engineering and surface technology sectors, which were acquired as part of a succession and developed over the long-term.

A team from CMS Zurich and Frankfurt, led by Stefan Brunnschweiler, advised Argos on the acquisition.

CMS Switzerland

Stefan Brunnschweiler, Lead Partner, Corporate/M&A

Mark Cagienard, Partner, Tax

Andrea Ferchl, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Anna Tomaschek, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Marc Mischler, Associate, Corporate/M&A

Thomas Zweifel, Associate, Real Estate

Marion Wyler, Associate, Competition Law

Kilian Keller, Trainee, Commercial


CMS Germany

Tillman Kempf, Partner, Tax

Marcus Fischer, Counsel, Tax