Shearman And Sterling

News September 12, 2017

Shearman & Sterling advises Silverfleet Capital on Financing of Acquisition of Pumpenfabrik Wangen

Shearman & Sterling advised the European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital on the financing of the acquisition of Pumpenfabrik Wangen (Wangen), a leading manufacturer of progressing cavity and twin-screw pumps.

Wangen is a medium-sized, mechanical engineering company. For over 40 years, Wangen has been manufacturing products for markets such as food & beverage, agriculture, biogas and wastewater treatment. With over 200 employees and an export ratio of 45 percent the company is on a successful growth track.

Silverfleet Capital is an independent European holding company investing in midmarket companies and is a long-standing client of Shearman & Sterling. Recently, Shearman & Sterling advised Silverfleet Capital on the divestiture of Orizon.

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