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Latham Advises Acrotec on Acquisition of Friedrich Daniels

September 27, 2023
German team represents portfolio company of The Carlyle Group in the transaction.

Latham & Watkins has advised Acrotec Group (Acrotec), a manufacturer of high-precision components and a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, on the acquisition of Friedrich Daniels GmbH (Friedrich Daniels), a leading manufacturer of surgical instruments and complete solutions. The acquisition is a further step in Acrotec's growth strategy in the field of medical technology.

The Latham team was led by Munich partner Sebastian Pauls, with associates Andreas Holzgreve, Jeremias Bura, and Nikolaus Becker on corporate matters, and Hamburg partner Christoph Engeler and Düsseldorf associate Henrietta Ditzen on healthcare and life science matters. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Munich partner Stefan Süß, with associate Johannes Lieb; on IP matters by Frankfurt partner Susan Kempe-Müller, with associate Daniela Jaeger; on regulatory matters by counsel Joachim Grittmann, with associate Alexander Wilhelm; on real estate matters by counsel Sven Nickel, with associate Marie-Christine Welp; on employment matters by Munich partner Tobias Leder, with associate Christian Strauß; on finance matters by associate Julia Bräuer; on antitrust/FDI matters by Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann de Chapto; and on compliance matters by counsel Stefan Bartz.