April 20, 2016 - Assignment

Trelleborg signs agreement to sell its shares in Vibracoustic

Trelleborg has signed an agreement to sell its shares in Vibracoustic GmbH to Freudenberg. The finalization of the transaction is expected in the second quarter of 2016, subject to approval by the relevant authorities. Through this transaction Trelleborg leaves the joint venture "TrelleborgVibracoustic" that was formed with Freudenberg in 2012. Read more here.

Vibracoustic is a global market and technology leader in vibration control technology for the worldwide automotive industry; in 2015, the company generated sales of approximately EUR 1.9 billion with 9,354 employees.

Trelleborg is a global industry group that develops high-performance solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. The Trelleborg Group has a turnover of SEK 25 billion and approximately 16,500 employees in 40 countries. The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

Trelleborg was advised by Mannheimer Swartling in the transaction. The firm's team in Germany was led by Oliver Cleblad, primarily assisted by Peter F. Bonert and Helena Ramadori.