Baker McKenzie advises KAMAX on acquisition of majority stake in Galol

Baker McKenzie has advised KAMAX on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Spanish coating company Galol

pjimage 2022 02 08T095926.835Baker McKenzie has advised KAMAX on all legal issues related to the transaction and the transaction structure of this deal.

KAMAX is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-strength fasteners and complex cold-formed parts for the mobility industry. With locations in the three regions of Europe, America and Asia, KAMAX is a supplier to all major manufacturers and suppliers in the passenger car and commercial vehicle industries, as well as a partner for individual solutions for molded parts for the entire industry.

Galol was founded in 1972. The company is one of the main players in the market for electrolytic and organic coatings of metal parts as well as plastics in Spain In addition to the mobility industry, the company coats for wind power energy.

Dr. Michael Bartosch, Corporate/M&A partner at Baker McKenzie in Munich said: “With our expertise in M&A and our know-how in the automotive industry, we were able to support our client KAMAX in successfully closing this transaction. Galol’s complementary products and capabilities strengthen and expand KAMAX’s portfolio and leading market position.”

The team was led by Luis Casals (pictured left) (Corporate/M&A, partner, Madrid), Jose Heres (pictured right) (senior associate, Madrid) and Dr. Michael Bartosch (Corporate/M&A, partner, Munich).

They were suppoted by: Corporate/M&A: Eva Navas (partner, Madrid), Rosemary Mafuz (counsel, Madrid), Roberto Concha (counsel, Madrid), Elena Piquero (associate, Madrid), Maria Clavell Labastida (associate, Madrid), Intellectual Property: Maria Dolores Garayalde (partner, Madrid), Ruben Cano (associate, Madrid), Employment: Laura De Los Santos (senior associate, Madrid), Cesar Ponce (associate, Madrid), Public Law, Infrastructures & Real Estate: Marta Gonzalez Iniesta (associate, Madrid).

Michael Heron