February 19, 2014 - Assignment

Riverside divests the Vokes Air group to MANN+HUMMEL

The Riverside Company has divested the Vokes Air group to MANN+HUMMEL GmbH, a global filtration company headquartered in Germany.

Vokes is a pan-European provider of air filtration solutions for a variety of commercial and industrial applications with manufacturing plants in Sweden, Germany and the UK and sales operations in 10 countries.

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm which invested in Vokes in 2008. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 330 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies.

Riverside was advised by Mannheimer Swartling in the transaction. The firm’s team was led by Biörn Riese, primarily assisted by Ola Espelund, Jon Rastad and Jenny Karlsson (M&A) and David Tayler and Emilie Andersson (Banking and Finance).