27.04.2017 | Deal Notifications, Press releases

KPMG Law advises Splendid Drinks Germany

KPMG Law advised Splendid Drinks Germany on the acquisition of beverage wholesaler Nordic

KPMG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH advised Berlin-based Splendid Drinks Deutschland GmbH on the 100% acquisition of Nordic Getränke GmbH from Carlsberg Deutschland GmbH. The mandate ran from November 2016 to April 2017.


Nordic Getränke is an association of renowned beverage wholesalers in northern Germany. With the acquisition of Nordic, Splendid Drinks is now also positioning itself in the wholesale sector, thereby expanding the distribution channels for its own portfolio. At the same time, Carlsberg Germany acquires a ten percent stake in Splendid Drinks Germany.

Splendid Drinks Deutschland is a subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based Splendid Drinks AG, which also owns Calidris 28 Deutschland GmbH and Calidris 28 Gastronomievertrieb GmbH. Splendid Drinks AG specializes in the international distribution and bottling of various non-alcoholic beverages in the premium segment. The company is represented with its brands in over 35 countries and is continuously expanding its sales structures around the globe.


Advisor Splendid Drinks Deutschland GmbH:

KPMG Law Firm Ltd.

Dr. Thomas Peschke, Partner, Lead Partner (Deal Advisory, M&A, Düsseldorf)

Dr. Heyo Maas, Senior Manager; Julia Ohlerich; Florian Barth (all M&A, Düsseldorf),

Dr. Stefan Zajonz, Partner, Volkan Cakir, Till Pflug (all Real Estate, Frankfurt a.M.)

Dr. Stefan Middendorf, Partner; Sophia von Hertell (both Labor Law, Düsseldorf)


Inhouse (known from the market)

Matthias Restorff, Head of Legal Department Carlsberg Deutschland Holding GmbH

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