Baker McKenzie advised KAMAX on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Spanish coating company Galol. KAMAX is a leading global manufacturer of fasteners, particularly in the automotive industry. The parties agreed not to disclose the transaction volume.

Baker McKenzie advised KAMAX on all legal issues related to the transaction and the transaction structure.

Dr. Michael Bartosch, Corporate/M&A partner at Baker McKenzie in Munich, comments: "With our expertise in M&A and our know-how in the automotive industry, we were able to support our client KAMAX in successfully closing this transaction. Galol's complementary products and capabilities strengthen and expand KAMAX's portfolio and leading market position."

KAMAX is the world's leading manufacturer of high-strength fasteners and complex cold-formed parts for the mobility industry. With locations in the three regions of Europe, America and Asia, KAMAX is a supplier to all major manufacturers and suppliers in the passenger car and commercial vehicle industries, as well as a partner for individual solutions for molded parts for the entire industry.

Galol was founded in 1972. The company is one of the main players in the market for electrolytic and organic coatings of metal parts as well as plastics in Spain In addition to the mobility industry, the company coats for wind power energy.

Baker McKenzie's global Corporate/M&A team advises on more cross-border transactions than any other law firm. Most recently, Baker McKenzie advised AURELIUS on the acquisition of Minova Group, Sika AG on the acquisition of MBCC Group, BizLink on the acquisition of LEONI's Industrial Solutions business, Hyundai Motor Deutschland GmbH on its investment in H2 Mobility, Magna International on the acquisition of Veoneer, Advent International on the sale of Allnex Group to PTT Global Chemical, Cognizant on the acquisition of the ESG Mobility business from Armira PE, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the sale of its DNS: Net stake, Paragon on the sale of NovumIP to Questel Group, TA Associates on the acquisition of a majority stake in IGEL, Embracer on the acquisition of Easybrain Limited, SK Telecom on a joint venture with Deutsche Telekom, SAP on the trade sale of the SAP Digital Interconnect communications unit to Sinch AB, Air Liquide on the sale of the Schülke Group to Swedish financial investor EQT and Evonik on the sale of its methacrylates group to Advent International.

Legal advisor to KAMAX:

Baker McKenzie


Luis Casals (Corporate/M&A, partner, Madrid), Jose Heres (senior associate, Madrid), Dr. Michael Bartosch (Corporate/M&A, partner, Munich)


Corporate/M&A: Eva Navas (partner, Madrid), Rosemary Mafuz (counsel, Madrid), Roberto Concha (counsel, Madrid), Elena Piquero (associate, Madrid), Maria Clavell Labastida (associate, Madrid)
Intellectual Property: Maria Dolores Garayalde (partner, Madrid), Ruben Cano (associate, Madrid)
Employment: Laura De Los Santos (senior associate, Madrid), Cesar Ponce (associate, Madrid)
Public Law, Infrastructures & Real Estate: Marta Gonzalez Iniesta (associate, Madrid)

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