07.06.2017 | Deal Notifications, Press releases

KPMG Law advises Axtmann Holding AG


KPMG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (KPMG Law) advised Axtmann Holding AG on the sale of a minority stake in Axtmann Aviation Holding GmbH to Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. (c).

Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. (c), the sovereign wealth fund of Bahrain, has acquired a minority stake in Axtmann Aviation Holding GmbH, under whose umbrella operates FAI Aviation Group, a global leader in critical care patient transport by ambulance jet, specialized flight logistics for government and non-government organizations, aircraft maintenance, and aircraft management consulting, leasing and sales. Founded in 1986, the group is based at Albrecht Dürer Airport in Nuremberg and is the largest general aviation company in Germany in terms of fleet size and flight performance. FAI Aviation Group employs 190 full-time staff and maintains additional offices in Dubai and Miami, as well as line stations in Bamako and Dakar.

Bahrain Mumtalakat is the state investment fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain. It holds shares in over forty companies in various sectors and generates returns through long-term, sustainable investments.

The acquisition, which was still subject to approval by the relevant competition authorities, was completed on May 29, 2017.

Advisor Axtmann Holding AG:

KPMG Law Firm Ltd.

Dr. Daniel Kaut (Partner, Lead Partner)

Christina Klinger (Senior Manager)

Denise Kühn-Rittirsch (Associate, all Corporate/M&A, all Nuremberg)


Advisor to Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. (c):

Latham & Watkins LLP

Gregor Klenk (Partner)
Dr. Stefan A. Wirsch (Counsel)
John-Patrick Scherer (Associate, all Frankfurt am Main)
Dr. Sebastian Pauls (Associate, Munich)
Philipp Gnatzy (Associate, London)


Explore #more

08.12.2023 | PR Publications

Payout can be risky

In the current issue of Personalwirtschaft from 30.11.2023, there is a guest article by Stefan Middendorf and Gracjan Modrzyk. Some companies are once again…

07.12.2023 | PR Publications

Institutional Money – It’s all in the mix

Institutional Money 04/2023 discusses the opportunities offered by the Neighborhood Fund. The fund is ideal for real estate investors, as it is not limited to

01.12.2023 | PR Publications

WiWo: Best of Legal Awards – Philipp Glock Leader of the Year

On Thursday evening, WirtschaftsWoche honored outstanding projects and minds from consulting firms and law firms in Düsseldorf and celebrated the second Best of Professional Night…

29.11.2023 | KPMG Law Insights

Energy transition also opens up business opportunities

The energy industry’s complex, capital-intensive transformation process offers investors and banks a great deal of potential By Lars Christian Mahler and Marc Goldberg for Börsen-Zeitung,…

29.11.2023 | KPMG Law Insights

Guest article in ZURe – AI and the legal department of tomorrow

The current issue of ZURe (p. 48 ff.) contains a guest article by KPMG Partner Sina Steidel-Küster (Regional Director Southwest, Head of Stuttgart office) and…

29.11.2023 | KPMG Law Insights, KPMG Law Insights

Key Facts about the new draft of the “Data Act

On February 23, 2022, the EU Commission presented the new draft of the so-called Data Act, the “Regulation on harmonized rules for fair access to…

21.11.2023 |

Guest article in ZURe on the implementation of CSRD reporting in SMEs

The current issue of ZURe (p. 34 ff.) contains a guest article by Lena Plato (Director Legal & Compliance, FLABEG Automotive Group GmbH), KPMG Law…

20.11.2023 | Press releases

Statement by KPMG Law experts in Handelsblatt on the topic of sustainability cooperation in antitrust law

In the Handelsblatt, KPMG Law expert Jonas Brueckner is quoted in detail on the subject of cooperation in terms of sustainability. Until this summer, there…

15.11.2023 |

Legal 500 – Country Comparative Guide Germany

Gerrit Rixen and Jonas Brueckner provide an overview of the relevant legal regulations in the area of Competition & Litigation in a practical guide on…

14.11.2023 | Press releases

Tax and Law at a glance – New issue of the digital magazine “Talk

“Talk” stands for Tax and Law Compass, because that’s what the digital magazine wants to be: a navigation aid to the legal and tax aspects…

© 2023 KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, associated with KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, a public limited company under German law and a member of the global KPMG organisation of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a Private English Company Limited by Guarantee. All rights reserved. For more details on the structure of KPMG’s global organisation, please visit

 KPMG International does not provide services to clients. No member firm is authorised to bind or contract KPMG International or any other member firm to any third party, just as KPMG International is not authorised to bind or contract any other member firm.