10. February 2021

OPPENLÄNDER Rechtsanwälte advised Rieker Investment GmbH

OPPENLÄNDER Rechtsanwälte advised Rieker Investment GmbH on the acquisition of a majority stake in Radeberger Fleisch- und Wurstwaren Korch GmbH. Radeberger Fleisch- und Wurstwaren Korch GmbH produces and distributes meat and sausage products with more than 400 employees, in particular under the well-known brand “Original Radeberger”. The meat and sausage products are sold directly to end customers via the food retail trade and via 18 own branches, mainly located in Saxony. The selling shareholder Felix Alber will continue to hold a minority stake in Radeberger Fleisch- und Wurstwaren Korch GmbH and will continue to manage the company operationally in the future.

The transaction is still subject to the approval of the Federal Cartel Office.

Rieker Investment GmbH is a company of the Rieker Finanz Group. The Rieker Finanz 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 basis and with an open approach to the sector. The investments are managed independently by the existing management.

OPPENLÄNDER Rechtsanwälte provided comprehensive legal advice to the Rieker Finanz Group on the transaction. Under the leadership of Dr. Felix Born (Partner), the following team was active: Dr. Malte Weitner (Partner, IP/IT/Commercial), Dr. Christian Gunßer (Partner, Corporate/Finance), Dr. Ulrich Klumpp (Partner, Antitrust), Dr. Simon Schmauder (Antitrust), Dr. Carl Höfer (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Damian Schmidt (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Anne-Kathrin Bichweiler (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Clemens Birkert (IT/Data Protection), Marius Bücke (Labour Law) as well as Dr Corina Jürschik and Dr. Jens Ritter (both Public Law/Subsidies).

The management of the Rieker Finanz Group, Thomas Guhl and Axel Wiehrer, implemented the transaction in-house.

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