Mayer Brown represented the selling shareholders of Stürtz Maschinenbau GmbH on the sale of the majority of shares to CGS. The purchase price was not disclosed. The aim of the sale is to enhance Stürtz Maschinenbau GmbH’s position on international markets.

Founded in 1946, Stürtz Maschinenbau GmbH develops and produces individual machines and complete automation systems for the fabrication of PVC windows with its US subsidiary. Furthermore, Stürtz is a special machines provider for fully automated, interlinked production facilities. The company currently has around 225 employees.

CGS is an independent industry partner specialized in developing medium-sized companies to international groups. Since 1999 CGS funds invest in platform companies in German speaking countries in Europe as well as in supplementing acquisitions worldwide.

The Mayer Brown team included partner Markus Strelow (lead, Transactions), Volker Junge (Tax Transactions & Consulting), Birgit-Hübscher-Alt (Corporate & Securities, all Frankfurt), Dr. Jens Peter Schmidt (Antitrust, Brussels) and Jennifer Keating (Corporate & Securities, Chicago) as well as associates Jessica Waller (Corporate & Securities) and Xiao Xiao (Tax Transactions & Consulting, both Chicago).