Hogan Lovells advises Borromin on the acquisition of a stake in AES group

Hogan Lovells advises Borromin on the acquisition of a stake in AES group

Press releases | 07 September 2022

Led by Frankfurt partner Christoph Naumann, global law firm Hogan Lovells has advised funds advised by the private equity company Borromin Capital Management GmbH on the acquisition of the AES group.

The transaction comprises Aerotec Europe GmbH as well as its subsidiary Airplane Equipment & Services A.E.S. GmbH (AES), which were acquired from Aurelius Wachstumskapital SE & Co. KG and the founder. The parties have agreed not to disclose the terms of the acquisition.

AES is a leading air freight container service company in Europe. The company’s service focus is on the repair and maintenance of aeroplane cargo containers. In addition, the company is certified to carry out a structural maintenance work on regulated components of passenger aircraft. The company serves well-known global air cargo customers at all of the major cargo airports in Germany.

Borromin will support the international expansion of the AES group and the ongoing strategic development of the group and its employees.

Borromin is an independent private equity company focusing on medium-size businesses within German speaking European and Benelux countries. Funds initiated and advised by Borromin invest in mid-size companies providing equity for succession issues, management buy-outs and also provide capital for growth opportunities. Borromin was founded in 2001 and follows a successful, value-oriented strategy of investments in profitable companies in various sectors.

Hogan Lovells team for Borromin Capital Management GmbH

Dr Christoph Naumann (Partner, lead), Maximilian Broermann (Counsel, co-lead), Matthias Strecker (Senior Associate), Jean-Pierre Tschauder, Leon Hofmann (paralegals) (all M&A);
Markus Franken (Of Counsel, Real Estate);
Bianca Engelmann (Partner), Dr Antonia Wolf (Senior Associate), Christian Knoth (Associate) (all Finance);
Dr Christina Kesting (Associate), Anne Schmitt (Senior Associate) (both Intellectual Property);
Dr Kerstin Neighbour (Partnerin), Dr Sabrina Gäbeler (Counsel), Paul Single (Associate), Sophia Gottschlich (Associate) (all Employment);
Thomas Salomon (Partner, Strategic Operations, Agreements and Regulation);
Dr Florian Unseld (Partner), David Credo (Associate) (both Strategic Operations, Agreements and Regulation);
Dr Thomas Frank (Senior Associate, Pensions Law);
Dr Falk Loose (Counsel, Tax);
Dr Falk Schöning (Partner, Antitrust and Foreign Trade Law).