04.11.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises Finatem on its acquisition of Food & Service-Group

Oppenhoff & Partner has advised Frankfurt-based private equity fund Finatem on its acquisition of the Food & Service Group, Mülheim a.d. Ruhr. Oppenhoff’s services comprised, inter alia, the legal and tax due diligence as well as the legal and tax structuring of the transaction.

Food & Service Group was founded in 1960 as a family business and is a leading regional food wholesale distributor for restaurants and fast food providers. The company distributes its own prize-winning sausage and meat products as well as potato products and a broad range of complimentary articles. Currently the company markets about 4,000 food and non-food products. Finatem took over the company for its next expansion phase.

The Oppenhoff team comprised Dr. Gabriele Fontane (M&A/Transaction Lead), Dr. Gunnar Knorr, Elmar Krüsmann, Hanjo Prondzinski (all Tax), Kirsten Windle-Wehrle, Timo Steffes-Holländer (both Corporate/M&A), Holger Hofmann, Mareike Heesing (both Public Law/Regulatory), Anja Dombrowsky, Cristina-Cornelia Scupra (both Employment Law), Till Liebau (W&I Insurance) and Dr. Simon Spangler (Competition and Distribution Law).


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