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Luther advises Rémy Cointreau on the sale of distribution companies

A team of Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft provided legal support to the Paris-based Rémy Cointreau Group in the sale of two sales subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The buyer is the German company Jägermeister.

Rémy Cointreau's products will continue to be sold in Eastern Europe via the sales companies. The transaction, which is still subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities, is scheduled for completion on April 1, 2019. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

About Rémy Cointreau

Rémy Cointreau, based in Paris, is a French spirits producer. The listed company was created in 1990 by the merger of Rémy Martin and Cointreau. Its main activities include the production and distribution of cognac (brandy), liqueurs and other spirits. Rémy Cointreau had a turnover of EUR 1.2 billion in the last financial year.


For Rémy Cointreau

Luther (Lead Counsel)

Luther, Corporate / M&A, Frankfurt a.M.: Stephan Gittermann (Partner, lead) Vincent Tiepold

Luther, Tax, Frankfurt a.M.: Ulrich Siegemund (Partner), Nicole Fröhlich (Partner)

Luther, IP / IT, Cologne: Dr. Michael Rath (Partner)

Luther, antitrust law, Brussels: Dr. Helmut Janssen (Partner)


PRK Partners, Prag und Bratislava: Czech and Slovak law


For Jägermeister:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Munich (Lead Counsel)

Schönherr, Prag and Bratislava: Czech and Slovak law