05. February 2024

OPPENLÄNDER advises Rieker Investment GmbH on the acquisition of a majority stake in the KUMM Group

OPPENLÄNDER Rechtsanwälte has provided comprehensive legal advice to Rieker Investment GmbH on the acquisition of a majority stake in the KUMM Group.

The KUMM Group is a premium manufacturer of agricultural machinery from Krunkel in the Westerwald. The group focuses on the development and production of liquid manure transport and spreading technology. KUMM machines are used in particular by large farms in the agricultural sector and also by contractors. Since its foundation ten years ago, the specialist for liquid manure technology has significantly expanded its position in this market segment and is now the only full-liner manufacturer in the European liquid manure technology market.

Rieker Investment GmbH is a company of the Rieker Finanz Group. The Rieker Finance Group is an independent part of the Rieker Group, which also includes the shoe manufacturer Rieker Schuh. The Rieker Finanz Group invests in medium-sized companies on a long-term and sector-agnostic basis. The investments are managed independently by the existing management. With the Rieker Finanz Group, the KUMM Group has a strong and reliable partner at its side for the continuation of its growth course.

The following team was led by Dr. Felix Born (Partner, Corporate/M&A): Dr. Malte Weitner (Partner, IP/IT/Commercial), Dr. Torsten Gerhard (Partner, Data Protection), Dr. Ulrich Klumpp (Partner, Antitrust Law), Arthur Eichmann (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Matthias Tratt (Corporate/M&A), Annika Witte Paz (Antitrust Law), Dr. Damian Schmidt (Real Estate Law), Sven Luckert (Employment Law), Dr. Franziska Schaible (Corporate) and Dr. Jens Ritter (Public Law/Subsidies).

Advisors to the shareholders of the KUMM Group: BRP Renaud und Partner mbB, Dr. Axel Neumahr (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Dr. Felix Graulich (Partner, Corporate/M&A)

The managing directors of Rieker Finanz Group, Thomas Guhl and Axel Wiehrer, handled the transaction in-house.

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