Blue Cap AG (XTRA:B7E) agreed to acquire Knauer Holding Gmbh & Co. Kg and Knauer Holding Verwaltungs-Gmbh on April 20, 2018. Knauer Holding Gmbh was sold by the Knauer family. The transaction is expected to complete in early May 2018. Christoph Winkler, Jost Rudersdorf, Friederike Frosch and Steffen Follner of Menold Bezler acted as legal advisors to the Knauer Group and Knauer family. Raphael Zeisset and Georg Kessler of Rwt Reutlinger Wirtschaftstreuhand Gmbh Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Steuerberatungsges acted as auditors and tax consultants to Knauer family. Thilo Schultze and Maximilian Rötscher of Grub Brugger acted as trustees for Knauer family. Alexander Sasse, Sebastian Mink, Johannes Dürr, Julian Napolitano and Benedikt Hofstetter of Concentro Management AG acted as financial advisor to Knauer. Baker Tilly Roelfs acted as accountant to Blue Cap AG.
Blue Cap AG (XTRA:B7E) completed the acquisition of Knauer Holding Gmbh & Co. Kg and Knauer Holding Verwaltungs-Gmbh on May 2, 2018. Following the acquisition, Knauer Holding will continue to exist as an independent company. Andreas Doster, the Managing Director of Knauer will continue to manage the company together with Blue Cap.