Rödl & Partner advises Atramat® on its expansion to the European market


​Munich, 13 December 2019: Rödl & Partner advised Internacional Farmacéutica S.A. de C.V., Mexico City ("Atramat®") in the acquisition of Santec Medicalprodukte GmbH, Großostheim, Germany. Through this acquisition, Atramat further expanded its business to the European market. The parties have agreed to keep the purchase price confidential.


A specialised international and interdisciplinary Rödl & Partner transaction team advised Atramat® on all financial, legal and tax transaction issues. Besides the German Rödl & Partner team also colleagues of Rödl & Partner Mexico were involved in the process. Jan Adams (Associate Partner; Mexico City) was responsible for the communication with the client. Matthias Zahn (Associate Partner, Munich) coordinated the different work streams and was responsible for the financial due diligence. The SPA negotiations were led by Thomas Fräbel (Partner) and the tax due diligence by Dr Melanie Köstler (Associate Partner).


About Santec Medicalprodukte

Santec Medicalprodukte GmbH is operating as a producer, advisor and distributor in the area of medical technology. The product portfolio comprises surgical sewing material with focus on Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.


About Atramat®

Internacional Farmacéutica S.A. de C.V. is a Mexican manufacturer of medical devices and owner of the Atramat® brand. Since 1969 the company produces high quality surgical products and is known as one of the world's largest providers of surgical sutures. Products are distributed in over 80 countries through two commercial offices located in Spain and Brasil as well as a network of competent business partners. The success and popularity of the Atramat® brand is due to the company's consistent policy of producing the highest quality products.


Atramat®'s advisors

Rödl & Partner Germany

Matthias Zahn, Associate Partner (Transaction Services), Munich, overall project management & Lead Financial Due Diligence – Financial

Sabrina Trümbach, Senior Associate (Transaction Services), Munich – Financial

Vincent Taylor, Associate (Transaction Services), Stuttgart – Financial

Thomas Fräbel, Partner (Corporate), Munich, Legal Lead – Legal

Michael Beder, Associate Partner (Corporate), Munich – Legal

Tobias Reiter, Senior Associate (Corporate), Munich – Legal

Dr Melanie Köstler, Associate Partner (Tax Law), Nuremberg, Tax Lead – Tax

Max Gareis, Associate (Tax Law), Nuremberg – Tax


Rödl & Partner Mexico

Jan Adams, Associate Partner (BPO and Audit), Mexico City – Financial

Moritz Deppe, Associate Partner (Corporate), Mexico City – Legal


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Matthias Zahn

Associate Partner

+49 89 9287 802 15

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Jan Adams

+52 222 4310 027

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