Merger of German and UK helicopter systems providers

ebl miller rosenfalck (led by Ian Baker) acted for Euroavionics GmbH of Pforzheim, Germany on the UK legal aspects of its recent acquisition of Aerotech UK Limited.

The companies concerned have complementary technology products for flight planning, management and safety systems for helicopters and the merger is expected to give added impetus to both companies’ development plans and marketing initiatives.

German legal advice to Euroavionics GmbH was provided by P + P Pöllath & Partners (led by Dr Ralf Bergjan, Munich office). Equity finance was provided by Equistone Partners Gmbh, Munich and debt finance by Commerzbank AG and BHF-Bank AG. Financial due diligence was carried out by KPMG Munich.