Milbank LLP advised Flender, a Carlyle portfolio company, in its acquisition of Finnish wind turbine gearbox manufacturer Moventas from investor N4 partners.
Flender, headquartered in Bocholt, Germany, is a leading global supplier for mechanical and electrical drive systems. It has a reputation for highest performance, innovation, quality, and reliability of drive components, offering a broad variety of gear units, couplings and generators and associated services, with a focus on key industries such as wind power, cement, mining, oil & gas, power generation, water and wastewater, marine, conveyor and crane technology.
Moventas, headquartered in Jyväskylä, Finland, is a renewable energy technology expert with 40 years of experience in wind turbine gearbox design, manufacturing and service.
The deal team was led by Global Corporate partners Andrej Wolf and Alexander Rinne with support from special counsel Andrea Eggenstein and associates Sarah Ullathorne, Kate Meils, Mahmood Kawany, Lewis Whiteoak and Frank Pensabene. The team also had assistance from European Leverage Finance partner Miko Bradford and associates Pranahita Srinivas and Michael Gatter, Tax partner Rolf Fueger, special counsel Andrew Callaghan and associate Fareed Muhammed, Global Project Energy and Infrastructure associate Jakub Danek and Litigation associate Javier Ramos.