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Sep 28, 2019
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG on the acquisition of Max Holder group. The transaction aims to leverage the strengths of both brands and companies and to build on existing structures and experience. Holder is known in the industry for its high level of competence in developing and manufacturing multifunctional municipal vehicles. Holder has some 250 employees and operates sites in Canada, the USA, Croatia, and Italy. Kärcher is the world’s leading supplier of cleaning technology. The family-owned company employs more than 13,000 people in 72 countries and more than 127 companies. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has advised on the transaction from structuring, granting purchase rights, due diligence, to closing with a team composed of Dr. Anne de Boer, LL.M. (Picture), Dr. Peter Ladwig (M&A/Distressed M&A, Lead), both Stuttgart, Prof. Dr. Georg Streit (Insolvency), Dr. Reinhard Siegert (Antitrust), Astrid Wellhöner, LL.M. (Employment), all Munich, Jens-Hendrik Janzen, LL.M. (Litigation), Dr. Markus Klinger (IP/IT), Dr. Frank Baßler (Real Estate), Dr. Alexander Schott (M&A), Yvonne Hundsdörfer (M&A), Tania von Schwanebach (Commercial), Dr. Nicole Armingeon (Public Law), all Stuttgart, Dr. Kai Uwe Büchler (Insolvency), Dr. Fabian Bürk, LL.M. (Insolvency), Dr. Ruth Schneider (Antitrust), all Munich. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek worked closely with Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG in-house lawyers Dr. Horst Teller (Head of Legal) and Nicolai A. Breutner. In the USA, Miller Canfield lawyers Richard A. Walawender and Frederick Acomb advised Kärcher; in Canada Jay A. Lefton and Stuart Brotman from Fasken also supported; in Croatia VUKMIR & ASSOCIATES’ Tomislav Pedisic and Tea Cerinski supported the firm; in Italy NUNZIANTE MAGRONE with Gianmatteo Nunziante and Sandra Cimbolli advised on the deal too.