Clifford Chance has advised Ceska Sporitelna on the financing for the acquisition of Sanborn by Czech Machining Holding, a direct subsidiary of the Oriens Fund III SCSp.
According to Clifford Chance, Sanborn “stands as an innovative manufacturer of parts for the energy, petrochemical, and transport industries, providing essential components to global manufacturers of generators, turbines, power companies, thermal power plants, and diesel engine manufacturers.”
Oriens operates as an independent privately owned industrial holding, with a focus on private equity investments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia.
The Clifford Chance team included Partner Milos Felgr, Associate Bara Mika, and Junior Lawyer Pavlina Tomeckova.
Clifford Chance could not provide additional information on the deal.
Editor's Note: After this article was published, Kinstellar announced it had advised Genesis Private Equity on the sale of Sanborn to Oriens. The firm's team included Partner Jan Juroska, Managing Associate Michal Kniz, and Associate Denisa Simanska.
Subsequently, GT Legal announced it advised Oriens. The GT Legal team included Founding Partner Lukas Zahradka, Senior Associate David Fabian, and Junior Associate Jan Nespor.