DLA Piper advises Columbus McKinnon on acquisition of lifting technology company

DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach has advised Columbus McKinnon — a developer and manufacturer of products for the lifting, moving and positioning of loads — on the acquisition of Austrian lifting technology company Hebetechnik Gesellschaft.

In addition to providing legal advice, DLA Piper was responsible for the tax advice and structuring throughout the transaction.

The DLA Piper team consisted of Dr Christoph Mager, partner and head of the corporate group, and Dr Johanna Höltl, senior associate in the corporate group. The vendor was represented by the Vienna lawyer Nikolaus Vasak.