Allen & Overy Guides PE Fund In German Auto Parts Co. Buy

Law360, New York (March 19, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- A private equity fund backed by German wealth manager ECM Equity Capital Management GmbH has acquired Bergmann Automotive GmbH, which makes engine parts for the European automobile industry, ECM Equity said Tuesday.

German Equity Partners IV, ECM Equity's latest private equity fund, will acquire all of Bergmann Automotive's outstanding shares in partnership with management in an ownership succession structure. The Bergmann Group, which acquired the automaker in 2000, will relinquish control of the company and become a minority shareholder, EMC Equity said.

Bergmann Automotive is one...
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