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CMS Hasche Sigle advises Kugel- und Rollenlagerwerk Leipzig GmbH (KRW) on sale to BWK

12/09/2007

BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft, Stuttgart, has acquired Kugel- und Rollenlagerwerk Leipzig GmbH. One of the founders of the company will continue to hold shares in the purchasing company and will place his services as director at the disposal of the company. In recent years KRW has developed into one of the leading German ball bearing manufacturers. The company which has approx. 160 staff develops, manufactures and distributes ball bearings in nearly all construction forms worldwide. The purchase price was not disclosed.

Adviser to Kugel- und Rollenlagerwerk Leipzig GmbH

Ralf Kurney (Corporate, Lead Partner)
Dr Jörg Lips (Corporate)
Martin Beckmann (Corporate)
Ulrike Streufert (Public Law)
Dr Thomas Barthel (Employment)

Contact CMS Hasche Sigle:

Ralf Kurney
Tel.: +49 (0) 30 / 203 60 1706
E-mail: [email protected]

About CMS Hasche Sigle:

CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 500 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow and Shanghai.

CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com

CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading independent European law firms. With over 595 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 4,200 support staff we advise our clients at commercial locations in 48 business centres in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues.

In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna LLP (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Henrici (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 58 offices in 25 countries around the world.

For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see http://www.cmslegal.com.