Noerr advises AEQUITA on acquisition of brake components business from Bosch


With a team led by Christoph Thiermann, Noerr has advised AEQUITA on the acquisition of the brake components business from Robert Bosch GmbH. The transaction concerns Buderus Guss GmbH and Robert Bosch Lollar Guss GmbH.

The brake components business is specialised in the manufacturing of coated high performance brake discs for leading international OEMs. The group has approximately 900 employees at its three German sites.

Only recently, Noerr advised AEQUITA on the acquisition of Fujitsu Services GmbH with another team led by Christoph Thiermann. The German subsidiary of the Japanese Fujitsu group has approximately 1,200 employees and specialises in private cloud and IT application services.

Noerr partner Christoph Thiermann advises AEQUITA regularly, most recently in connection with the acquisition of TMD Friction Group from its Japanese parent group Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., the takeover of IFA Group and the acquisition of the electronic interfaces business from ZF Friedrichshafen AG. AEQUITA is a Munich-based industrial group which invests in special situations including spin-offs, succession and restructuring situations throughout Europe.


Advisors to AEQUITA SE & Co. KGaA: Noerr Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB

Lead: Christoph Thiermann (partner, Private Equity, Munich)

Private Equity: Markus A. Braun (associated partner, Munich), Aleksandra Vujinovic (senior associate, Frankfurt), Daniel Prexler (senior associate, Munich), Teresa Seibold (associate, Munich)

Employment & Pensions: Benjamin Jahn (partner, Munich), Philipp Zinndorf (associate, Frankfurt)

Digital Business: Patrick Neidinger (associated partner, Munich)

IP: Christoph Rieken (partner, Munich), Katja Steinthaler (senior associate, Munich)

Antitrust: Fabian Badtke (partner, Frankfurt), Lucie Maja Schultz (associate, Frankfurt)

Real Estate: Manuel Lomb (associated partner, Munich)