JDP advised EQT Mid Market Europe and EQT Mid Market Asia III funds on the Polish part of the sale of BBS Automation to MDAX-listed Dürr Group.

BBS Automation helps companies to automate their production processes and reduce energy consumption, waste and downtime, allowing customers to meet rapidly growing cost and sustainability demands. It plays a crucial role in the Industry 4.0 revolution by developing and manufacturing automated, smart factory solutions.

The project was led and coordinated by Milbank LLP and covered 6 jurisdictions: Germany, China, USA, Malaysia, Italy and Poland. Closing of the transaction is subject to customary regulatory conditions and is expected for the second half of 2023.

Supervision over the project was carried out by Dr. Marcin Chomiuk (Partner, Head of M&A, Corporate and Commercial Practice). The project was managed by Marcin Lewiński, who was supported by Magdalena Bartnik and Anna Nowodworska (M&A, Corporate and Commercial Practice).

The project also involved Dr. Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej (Head of Employment Practice), Barbara Kaczała (M&A, Corporate and Commercial Practice), Dominik Grzegorzewski (Real Estate Practice), Amelia Prawda (IP/IT), and Anna Matusiak-Wekiera (Head of Data Protection).