A team of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Hamburg office led by partner Dr. Jörg Schewe represented the sole shareholder of Hamburg-based trading firm Laarmann & Peez GmbH on the sale of its shares to gb Meesenburg group. The strategic investor, one of Northern Germany's oldest trading companies, will take over 100 percent of the full-service provider for fittings, security technology and aluminum windowsills as well as all 28 employees and Laarmann & Peez's at Hamburg-Bramfeld location. The takeover is effective as at October 1, 2013.
Laarmann & Peez:
The trading firm was established in 1966 and employs a staff of 28 at its Hamburg-Bramfeld location. Laarmann & Peez is a full-service provider in the three areas of fittings, security technology and aluminum windowsills by leading German brand manufacturers. In the field of fittings, Laarmann & Peez offers a wide range of products ready for pickup and exhibited in a high-quality showroom. In the security technology division, Laarmann & Peez is service provider for numerous Hamburg-based authorities in the field of digital and electronic locking technology. The aluminum windowsills division offers large growth potential since Laarmann & Peez is among others the only special solutions provider in Hamburg. The company's revenue is about EUR 5.6 million.
gb Meesenburg group:
Established in Flensburg in 1758, gb Meesenburg OHG group is one of Northern Germany's oldest trading companies of. As a specialized dealer for structural fittings, ironware, tools, machines, industrial materials and security technology, the group supplies customers in industry and the trades. About 600 employees work in the 21 branches all across Germany, making the group one of the national leaders in the industry. In addition to the German home market, Meesenburg group operates branches in several European countries.
Counsel to and representatives of Laarmann & Peez GmbH:
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Hamburg
Dr. Jörg Schewe (M&A/Corporate, Lead)
Dr. Andreas Walle (Employment)
Fabian G. Gaffron (Tax)