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BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises Puratos Group N.V. on Acquisition of the Bakery Ingredients Business of PMG Premium Mühlen Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG

Dusseldorf, 10 April 2018 – The international commercial law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT has advised the Belgian Puratos Group N.V. on the acquisition of the Bakery Ingredients Business of PMG Premium Mühlen Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG. In the context of an Asset Carve Out, the German subsidiary Puratos GmbH of the Puratos Group has acquired the bakery ingredients business of PMG Premium Mühlen Gruppe GmbH & Co. KG. The Purchase Agreement was signed on 14 March 2018 but is still subject to clearance by the works council of the seller. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction volume.

With this strategic investment Puratos Group continues its growth trend. Puratos operates in more than 100 countries, offering a comprehensive assortment of innovative products and applications in the bakery, patisserie and chocolate industry. In line with the Group's strategic focus, the transaction shall strengthen the Group's position in Germany and Austria, thus forming the basis for further growth.

BEITEN BURKHARDT has advised Puratos Group on all legal aspects in relation to the Asset Carve Out Deal. During the process of integration, BEITEN BURKHARDT will continue to render advice, for instance, on labour law matters.

Advisors to Puratos Group

BEITEN BURKHARDT: Partners Prof. Dr Hans-Josef Vogel and Dr Martin Rappert (both lead partner), Dr Winfried Richardt, Thomas Seipel, Dr Julia Thöle (all Corporate M&A), Dr Claudio G. Chirco and Associate Helen Trimbusch (both IP/Data Protection), Partners Peter Weck (Labour Law) and Jörn Manhart (Occupational Pension Schemes, all Dusseldorf), Partner Georg Philipp Cotta and Associate Christoph Heinrich (both Antitrust Law, Munich).

Puratos Group Legal Department: Roel Straetmans (Group Director Tax and Legal), Delphine Melkebeke (Legal Counsel), Fabrice Bohn (Group Director of Strategic Planning and M&A).

Contact
Dr Martin Rappert
Phone: +49 211 518989-185
E-mail: Martin.Rappert@bblaw.com

Prof. Dr Hans-Josef Vogel
Phone: +49 211 518989-0
E-mail: Hans-Josef.Vogel@bblaw.com

Public Relations
Frauke Reuther
Phone: +49 69 75 60 95 – 570
E-mail: Frauke.Reuther@bblaw.com


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