Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Groupe Legris Industries, the France-based diversified industrial group, on the acquisition of Schiederwerk Germany.
Schiederwerk develops and produces electronic ballasts and ignitors for AC and DC discharge lamps and LED drivers, and offers power supplies for medical engineering, telecommunications, show and lighting industries.
After the completion of the transaction, Schiederwerk will become the fourth division of Legris Industries alongside Savoye Logistics, Clextral and Keller.
The White & Case team in Paris and Frankfurt which advised on the transaction was led by partners François Leloup (Paris) and Stefan Koch (Frankfurt) with support from local partner Ingrid Knollmeyer (Frankfurt) and associates Stéphane Petrossian, Julien Etchegaray (both Paris), Tobias Daubert and Hugo Leite (both Frankfurt). Partners Norbert Majerholc (Paris) and Bodo Bender (Frankfurt) advised on tax aspects. Counsels Julien Chameyrat (Paris) and Sibylle Münch (Frankfurt) with support from associates Céline Oréal (Paris), Domenico Schwan, Ralph Draeger and Hugo Leite (all Frankfurt), advised on financing aspects.
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