Baker McKenzie acted as lead legal counsel to Thor Industries, Inc. (“Thor”, NYSE:THO), a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles, in connection with its €2.1 billion (enterprise value) acquisition of Germany-based Erwin Hymer Group, a leading European manufacturer of recreational vehicles. The combination will create the world’s largest RV manufacturer, with the leading position in both North America and Europe, and establishes a global sales and production footprint for the Company.
The Baker McKenzie team acting as lead legal counsel for Thor Industries was led by Emery Mitchell in San Francisco and Thorsten Seidel in Berlin, together with Brook Mestre, Thomas Doermer, Tanner Bodine, Holger Engelkamp, and Daniel Neudecker on the M&A side and Texas-based partners Crews Lott and Michael Hamilton on the financing side.
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