Renzenbrink & Partner advises the shareholders of 3B Scientific on the sale to J. H. Whitney Capital Partners
7 February 2017
3B Scientific is active in the manufacturing and marketing of anatomical and
biological teaching aids for science, healthcare and patient education. The
company, formed in 1948 in Hamburg, is represented in more than 100 countries
with around 800 employees worldwide, 370 thereof in Germany. 3B Scientific is
a trusted leader in the global healthcare education sector.
J.H. Whitney Capital Partners was founded in 1946 as one of the first private
equity firms in the US. J.H. Whitney Capital Partners focuses on investments in
healthcare, consumer, specialty manufacturing and business services industries.
The owners and managing directors of 3B Scientific, Marion and Manfred
Kurland as well as Otto H. Gies, have sold their entire shareholdings in
3B Scientific to J.H. Whitney Capital Partners. Renzenbrink & Partner acted as
legal counsel to the sellers in connection with the transaction.
The team of Renzenbrink & Partner consisted of the partners Dr Andreas Stoll,
Dr Ulf Renzenbrink (both M&A/Corporate) and Marc H. Kotyrba (Tax) as well
as the associates Dr Niels Maier and Jan Schlottbohm (both M&A/Corporate).
Dr Andreas Hahn of the law firm Oppenländer advised on competition law
aspects of the transaction.