Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised DUBAG Group (DUBAG) on the acquisition of catalysts and filters business Emitec from Vitesco Technologies.
Lenbach Equity Opportunities II. GmbH & Co. KG (LEO II Fund), which is being advised exclusively by DUBAG, signed the contract to acquire Emitec on October 6 2022. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2023, subject to regulatory approvals.
DUBAG is a specialised Munich-based investment advisory team that manages private equity funds, which target the acquisition and active development of companies in special situations. Emitec focuses on the manufacturing of catalysts and filters for the automotive industry, which help to purify exhaust gases from internal combustion engines.
The Norton Rose Fulbright team was led by Munich partner Bernd Dreier and included, among others, partner Tino Duttiné, counsel Manuel Merling (IP), senior associate Sarah Heufelder (Tax) and associate Philipp Fricke (Tax) in Frankfurt; partner Tim Schaper (Merger Control), partner Frank Weberndörfer and associate Henriette Höter (Employment) in Hamburg; and counsel Wenzel Richter, senior associate Tiffany Zilliox (IP), associate Max Oscar Zeisler, associate Alexander Weigand (Corporate) and associate Michael Böger (Real Estate) in Munich. Additional support was also provided by the firm’s Hong Kong, London, Milan, New York and Tokyo offices. PSA Legal Counsellors, Delhi, led by Dhruv Suri, supported on Indian law.
Renzenbrink & Partner advised DUBAG on financing.