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Freshfields advises Flint Group on the sale of its XSYS division

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer ('Freshfields') is advising Flint Group, a global supplier of the printing industry, on the carve out and sale of its XSYS Division, which specializes in the development and supply of printing plates, sleeves and adapters, and pre-press equipment for the packaging industry. The buyer is an affiliate of Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.

The Freshfields team was led by Gregor von Bonin, Elizabeth Oberholzer and Stefan Bajohr (all Global Transactions). They were supported by partners Gerrit Beckhaus (Global Transactions), Torsten Schreier (Global Transactions), Stephan Eilers (Tax), Thomas Wessely (Antitrust and Trade) and Claude Stansbury (Washington, Tax), counsel Thomas Granetzny (People and Reward), as well as Gaia Pattyn, Julia Mink, Thomas Hornberger, Elisabeth Wulf, Philipp Lehmann, Carsten Haak (all Global Transactions), Thomas Richter (Tax), Felix Neuwirther, Can-Michael Nural (both Vienna, Real Estate), Sascha Arnold (Dispute Resolution), Klaus Kowalski, Aytaç Çelebi (both Brussels, Antitrust and Trade) and Vera Münsch (People and Reward).