[Hamburg, ] A team from GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB, headed by Hamburg partner Dr Frank Evers, advised the previous shareholders of Schütz & Co. (GmbH & Co. KG) in the sale of their company to Biesterfeld Spezialchemie.
Alongside the drawing up and negotiation of the purchase contract for the company, tax structures in particular featured in the transaction. Close and proven cooperation between lawyers at GÖRG and tax experts at BWLS Strunk Stoffersen Partnerschaft mbB made it possible to offer a comprehensive one-stop consultancy service.
About Schütz & Co. (GmbH & Co. KG)
Schütz & Co. (GmbH & Co. KG) was founded in 1892 by a commodity trader and has grown to be an internationally experienced partner to the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry. The company, based in Hamburg, offers a broad portfolio of pharmaceutical agents and excipients, focusing on the implementation and development of high-level compliance expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. Schütz & Co. operates in more than 50 countries worldwide.
About Biesterfeld Spezialchemie GmbH
Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is one of the leading distributors internationally of products and solutions in the field of specialist chemicals. Its product portfolio is aimed at the needs of selected industries such as cosmetics, healthcare, paints and coatings, adhesives, polyurethanes, construction, food, electricals, electronics and energy. As a partner to leading suppliers across the world, the company is represented in Europe and Latin America and offers solutions-focused expertise in technical applications, as well as customer-specific responses. Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is part of the Biesterfeld Group, which has been operating as a trading and services company for 110 years. The Group, largely family-owned, operates at over 40 sites across the world, making it one of the leading distributors of plastics, rubber, basic and specialist chemicals.
GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Dr. Frank Evers (Team Lead), Partner, M&A / Corporate, Hamburg
Florian Puschmann, Associate, M&A / Corporate, Hamburg
Prof. Dr. habil. Günther Strunk, Partner, Tax