Cuatrecasas advises Gonvarri on Kaufmann Systems acquisition

Cuatrecasas has advised Gonvarri Industries on the acquisition of Kaufmann Systems AG, through its Norwegian subsidiary Gonvarri Material Handling AS

With this acquisition, Gonvarri Material Handling acquires a majority stake in the Swiss engineering company.

Kaufmann Systems AG is based in Hitzkirch, Switzerland, and is an engineering company which offers a wide variety of storage equipment systems & solutions for automation projects. Their key distribution channel is to System Integrators with a regional focus on Switzerland and Germany.

Bertram Kaufmann, owner and managing director of Kaufmann Systems AG said: “Gonvarri Material Handling will give us a broader and stronger position for our customers and further opportunity to keep a sustainable growth.”

Frank Pohl, CEO of Gonvarri Material Handling said With this acquisition, GMH is now even more prepared to offer an excellent `One-Stop-Shop` experience to the market and, in particular, to System Integrators. The enlarged Gonvarri Material Handling Automation Team has the proven competence & track record to design and deliver almost all kind of automation storage equipment solutions.”

Cuatrecasas legal team advising on this transaction was formed by Corporate and Commercial partner Federico Roig (pictured) and associates Natalia Tallada and Álvaro Lucena.

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