Alfred Kärcher SE acquires Max Holder group assisted by Heuking

A team led by Dr. Anne de Boer and Dr. Peter Ladwig of the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG (Winnenden) on the acquisition of Max Holder group (Reutlingen). 

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. The transaction aims to leverage the strengths of both brands and companies and to build on existing structures and experience. 

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has advised on the transaction from structuring, granting purchase rights, due diligence, to closing.     

Counsel to Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG    
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:    

Dr. Anne de Boer, LL.M. (M&A/Finance,  Lead),    
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     

Dr. Horst Teller (Head of Legal),    
Nicolai A. Breutner     

USA: Miller Canfield    
Richard A. Walawender,    
Frederick Acomb     

Canada: Fasken    
Jay A. Lefton,    
Stuart Brotman     

Tomislav Pedisic,    
Tea Cerinski     

Gianmatteo Nunziante,    
Sandra Cimbolli

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