AURELIUS to sell Distrelec to RS Group

On April 27, 2023, Alternative Investment Group AURELIUS announced the sale of Distrelec Group, a UK-based B2B distributor of electronic and technical components, to RS Group, a UK-based omni-channel provider of industrial product and service solutions. The transaction is valued at an enterprise value of EUR 365m resulting in an equity value of around EUR 200m.

Linklaters LLP act as lead legal advisors to AURELIUS and Lenz & Staehelin advises AURELIUS on Swiss law matters. The team includes Matthias Wolf, Iliana Djagova, Xavier Grivel, Sebastian Merki (all Corporate/M&A), Nadja Guberan-Flühler (IT/Data Protection) and Elena Nauer (Employment).