08.03.2018 | Deal Notifications, Press releases

KPMG Law advises Transgourmet Germany on the acquisition of Niggemann Food Frischemarkt

KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH advised Transgourmet Deutschland GmbH & Co. OHG on the acquisition of Niggemann Food Frischemarkt GmbH, Bochum. The acquisition included the transfer of industrial property rights as well as the company’s land from the seller, Werner Niggemann GmbH.

The subject of KPMG Law’s services was comprehensive legal advice on the transaction, in particular the purchase agreement, the land purchase agreement, antitrust clearance and trademark advice. Tax advice was provided by KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. The financial due diligence was performed by KPMG Holding AG, Switzerland.

Maximilian Gröning, Partner at KPMG Law, comments: “We have been advising Transgourmet for years. A key reason for this is our ability to quickly assemble cross-disciplinary teams for any new task. Working with our colleagues from the accounting firm, we comprehensively cover all legal and business aspects of an acquisition.”

The multichannel supplier Transgourmet employs around 10,000 people in Germany and is the pick-up and delivery wholesaler for professional catering kitchens. As a full-service supplier, Transgourmet offers a comprehensive range of food, consumer goods and catering equipment from a single source. In Germany, the company is represented as a delivery supplier under the Transgourmet and EGV sales brands and offers a pick-up format with delivery under the SELGROS and Frischeparadies sales brands.

Consultant Transgourmet Germany GmbHG & Co. OHG
KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Maximilian Gröning (Partner), Hilke Schmitt (Senior Manager, both Lead)
Moritz Graf Stenbock-Fermor (M&A)
Sebastian von Rüden (IP)
Dr. Rainer Algermissen (Partner), Falk Mathews (both Real Estate)
Dr. Gerrit Rixen (Partner), Bettina Schober (both Antitrust)
Dr. Stefan Middendorf (Partner), Sophia von Hertell (Labor Law)

KPMG AG Auditing Company
Barbara Sillich (Partner), Gudrun Ratchford (both Tax)

KPMG Holding AG (Switzerland)
Hannes Kurz (Financial Due Diligence)

Consultant Werner Niggemann GmbH
Twenty Hacke Meilke & Partner Attorneys at Law PartmbB
Dr. Andreas Hacke, Dr. Felix Tietmeyer

Tax consultant: Dr. Helmut Grimm
M&A Advisor: Network Corporate Finance: Frank Schönert

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