Press Release

Kirkland Advises Carlyle on Takeover Offer for Schaltbau Holding AG

Kirkland & Ellis advised The Carlyle Group on the voluntary public takeover offer for all outstanding shares of Schaltbau Holding AG.

Schaltbau Holding AG is a leading technology supplier for rolling stock, rail infrastructure, road vehicles and other industrial applications. The company is a key technology partner for safe and sustainable mobility and energy solutions and widely recognized for its global leadership in DC (direct current) technology.

Completion of the offer will be subject to regulatory approvals as well as further customary conditions. 

The Kirkland team advising Carlyle was led by corporate partner Benjamin Leyendecker and debt finance partner Neel Sachdev, and included capital markets partner Anna Schwander and corporate partner Philip Goj, as well as corporate associates David Huthmacher, Jörg Ruff, Johannes Rowold, Juliane Hubert, capital markets associate Siegfried Büttner, and debt finance associate Stefan Arnold-Soulby.