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White & Case Advises Triton on Acquisition of WernerCo

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised private equity investor Triton on the acquisition of WernerCo, a Switzerland-based fully integrated international manufacturer and distributor of ladders, secure storage systems and light duty construction equipment.

Terms of the acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approval in relevant jurisdictions and is expected to close following confirmation of those approvals, were not disclosed.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partners Gernot Wagner (Frankfurt) and Carolyn Vardi (New York), and included partners Vanessa Schürmann, Rebecca Emory, Roger Kiem, Hendrik Röhricht, Bodo Bender (all Frankfurt), Justus Herrlinger (Hamburg), Sang Ji, Henrik Patel, Arlene Hahn, Steven Lutt (all New York) and Rebecca Farrington (Washington, DC), counsel Tal Marnin, Seth Kerschner and Joshua Weedman (all New York), and associates Jan Ole Eichstädt, Christine Schneemann, Justin Tevelein, Marissa Florio, Michael Byrd, Martin Wilhelm (all Frankfurt), Brandon Walker, Fernanda Solis Camara, Angela Kang, Narissa Lyngen, Harry Hudesman, Serena Hsieh, Neeraj Shah, Julianne Prisco (all New York) and Elizabeth Gonzalez (Miami). Lawyers from White & Case offices in Brussels, Geneva, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Silicon Valley and Warsaw also advised on the transaction.

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