Vienna, 17 August 2023 – Trèves Group, a France-based manufacturer of automotive parts and equipment, is set to acquire Austrian automotive supplier Greiner Perfoam GmbH and its Czech subsidiary Greiner Perfoam s.r.o. from NEVEON with legal assistance from Wolf Theiss. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2023 and is subject to merger control clearance.
NEVEON, a leading, global, integrated manufacturer of foam composites, which is a part of the Greiner Group, has sold Perfoam, a part of its automotive business, to the Trèves Group. Included in the transaction are Perfoam locations in Austria (Greiner Perfoam GmbH), Czech Republic (Greiner Perfoam s.r.o.), Mexico and joint ventures in China.
A multidisciplinary team of Wolf Theiss lawyers led by Partner Clara Gordon, who was also supported by Partner Christian Mikosch (both Corporate/M&A), advised Trèves Group on the acquisition. Further team members from the Wolf Theiss Vienna office included Partner Matthias Unterrieder (Employment), Counsels Stefan Wartinger (Competition Antitrust), Stefan Horn (Real Estate), Paulina Pomorski (IP/IT) and Harald Strahberger (Regulatory & Procurement) as well as Associates Julia Male, Nevena Ilic (both Corporate/M&A), Dorothea Arlt (Employment), Sophie Weber, Miranda Ellison (both Competition Antitrust), Julia Moser, Dominik Mayrhofer (both Real Estate), Pascal Gstöttner (IP/IT) and Dominik Engel (Regulatory & Procurement). The Wolf Theiss Prague team included Counsels Tereza Naucova (Corporate/M&A) and Tomas Kren (Real Estate), Senior Associates Michal Matous (Corporate/M&A) and Sabina Krajickova (Employment) as well as Associate Kamila Webb (Corporate/M&A).
Wolf Theiss acted as lead counsel and advised Trèves Group on all Austrian and Czech law aspects of the transaction.
“We are proud to assist Trèves Group on this strategically important acquisition!”
Clara Gordon, Wolf Theiss Partner, Corporate/M&A
“The transaction was highly complex and multi-jurisdictional and thus a perfect fit for the Wolf Theiss team!”
Christian Mikosch, Wolf Theiss Partner, Corporate/M&A