Client or Matter Name


Deal Description

We acted as local counsel to Gentherm in the acquisition of Alfmeier Präzision SE, a company from Germany subsidiaries in Mexico, USA, Europe and Asia. Alfmeier manufactures auto parts and products and solutions for automotive lumbar and massage comfort.

This deal included the due diligence of Alfmeier and its subsidiaries (including Alfrmeier Friedrichs & Rath de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.), and the negotiation of the M&A documents.

Innovation & Additional Comments

This transaction involved companies and subsidiaries in six different jurisdictions. Furthermore, the transaction involved complex international trade matters.


  • Germany
  • USA
  • Mexico
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • South Korea
  • Governing Law
  • Germany
  • USA
  • Mexico

Deal Duration, Date of Closing / Signing

  • Closing date on July 29, 2022.

Practice Area

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (main)
  • International Trade
  • Environmental
  • Labor

Team GC

  • Partner: Hernando Becerra
  • Partner: Rodrigo Rojas
  • Associate: Alejandro Ruenes
  • Counsel: Enrique Muñoz
  • Associate: Félix Ponce
  • Associate: Fernando de Buen
  • Associate: Georgina Zavala
  • Associate: Fernando Blanco

Other Firms Involved

  • Honigman, as external counsel of Gentherm in the United States.
  • Gleiss Lutz, as external counsel of Gentherm in Germany.
  • Zhonglun W&D, as external counsel of Gentherm in China.
  • Lee & Ko, as external counsel of Gentherm in South Corea.
  • Schönherr, as external counsel of Gentherm in Czech Republic.