Extension of safety operations in Germany: Bunzl-Group acquires pka Klöcker GmbH with assistance of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the London based Bunzl Group on the acquisition of pka Klöcker GmbH. The so far owner-operated pka Klöcker GmbH is a leading supplier of workwear and personnel protection equipment in Germany. It is based in Erkrath, next to Düsseldorf. The acquisition of pka Klöcker extends Bunzl Group’s existing safety operations in Germany and underlines Bunzl’s dynamic growth.
Bunzl is a successful international distribution and outsourcing group led by Bunzl plc, London, a FTSE 100 company listed on the London Stock Exchange in the support ser-vice sector. Bunzl Group supplies a diverse customer base which can be broadly grouped in the market sectors grocery, foodservice, cleaning & hygiene, safety, non-food retail and healthcare. In the safety sector, Bunzl is a leading supplier of a wide range of personnel protection equipment and workwear to customers in the industrial and con-struction market. In Germany, Bunzl is the no. 1 supplier of packaging and consumables.
Counsel to Bunzl-Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Martin Imhof (Corporate/M&A, lead counsel)
Tobias Rudolf (Corporate/M&A)
Christoph Hexel (Employment)
Beatrice Stange, LL.M. (Merger Control, Antitrust)
Martina Schaffer (Real Estate), all Düsseldorf