With a Frankfurt-based team led by partner Thomas K. Schrell, the business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised Katjes International on acquisition financing in connection with the acquisition of Cloetta Italia’s brand business. The acquired brands include "Sperlari" and others. Financing was provided by Bayerische Landesbank. In addition to partial financing of the corporate acquisition, the financing purpose is the provision of funds to cover the Italian subsidiary’s working capital requirements.
Katjes International GmbH & Co. KG is the international holding company of Katjes group. Katjes International pursues a buy and hold approach and acquires companies with established brands in the Western European confectionery market.
Counsel to Katjes International
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Thomas K. Schrell,
Anja Harms, both Frankfurt