Together with Sidley Austin Herbst Kinsky advised Sun European Partners in connection with the acquisition of Esim Chemicals, Linz from the private investment house Ardian.

Sun European Partners is part of Sun Capital – a private equity firm with its headquarter in Florida, US, managing about USD 8 million in assets.

ESIM Chemicals is a leading global provider of high-quality agricultural and crop protection chemicals, intermediates and maleic anhydride tree chemicals. We focus on partnering with companies in the custom synthesis of their unique compounds and offer a portfolio of fine chemical products critical to multiple industries. ESIM Chemicals is a growing enterprise headquartered in Linz (Austria) with approximately 450 employees.

Herbst Kinsky´s team was led by Christoph Wildmoser with the support of Philipp Baubin (both Corporate/M&A/Finance), Wolfgang Schwackhöfer (Corporate/Real Estate), Sonja Hebenstreit (Competition, IP/IT), Matthäus Metzler (Regulatory), Tanja Lang (Employment), Christina Perez, Alexander Höller (both IP/IT), Valerie Mayer (Corporate/Competition), Bianca Möller, Rosa Rünzler (both Corporate). Jan Schinköth led the team of Sidley Austin Munich.