NEON advises capiton on the acquisition of the Asyril Group

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14 March 2022 | NEON has advised the financial investor capiton on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Asyril Group from the Nivalis Group, headquartered in Switzerland.

Asyril, headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in the US and Japan, is a market and technology leader in flexible part feeding systems. Asyril Group products are used in assembly lines around the world, facilitating process automation in a wide range of industries.

Asyril is very well positioned to benefit from the strong market growth of assembly automation and the increasing demand for flexible feeders. Together with the management team, capiton plans to grow the Group organically by leveraging the significant potential of its innovative product portfolio and further expanding its international presence. Acquisitions to expand the product range are also being considered.

The parties have agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction.

NEON provided comprehensive legal advice to capiton on the acquisition and the future structure of the group. For aspects of local law, MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep AG was involved for Switzerland, Sonderhoff & Einzel for Japan and Wuersch Gering for the USA.


NEON has been advising capiton on transactions for more than two decades, most recently on its entry into the Betonbau Group and the acquisitions of Wundex and the Stürtz Group.

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