CGS Management acquired Kalt Maschinenbau from Winkler family: the advisors

CGS Management, a Swiss investment firm in the industrial sector, acquired Kalt Maschinenbau, an international specialist in cheese, dairy and process technology, from the siblings Nadine and Stephan Winkler. CGS will leverage its wealth of experience in further developing the business of mechanical engineering firms to support Kalt in innovation management, digitisation, and the expansion of its international sales and service presence.

The team

Niederer Kraft Frey acted as lead counsel to CGS Management. The team was led by partner Till Spillmann (pictured) and supported by senior associates Andrea GigerAdrian Koller, associate Aurèle Bertrand, and junior associates Selim Lötscher and Stephanie Huchler (all m&a), working with partner Clara-Ann Gordon and junior associate Tanja Lutz (both technology/data privacy), partner Nicolas Birkhäuser (IP/antitrust) as well as partner Thomas Graf and associate Sven Kälin (both tax).

Schellenberg Wittmer acted as legal counsel to the Winkler family. The team consisted of partner Oliver Triebold and associate Stefanie Maurer (both corporate/m&a), partner Michael Nordin and senior associate Petra Hess (both tax).