Dusseldorf – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft advised the Italian trade fair organiser BolognaFiere Cosmoprof on the acquisition of 40 per cent of the shares in Health and Beauty Germany from Von Griesheim S.L. In July 2018, the law firm had already advised BolognaFiere Cosmoprof on the purchase of the first 60 per cent of the shares in the German company.
Health and Beauty Germany is a publishing house and trade fair organiser based in Ettlingen in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It is now fully owned by the BolognaFiere Group, which organises trade publications and events in the beauty sector throughout Europe. The Health and Beauty Group has presences in Germany, Switzerland, France, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Greece, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
On behalf of BolognaFiere:
Luther, Corporate/M&A and Italian Desk: Dr Eckart Petzold (Lead Partner), Dr Karl von Hase (Partner), Wolfgang Liebau (Counsel), Raffaela Hauenstein (Senior Associate)
General Counsel from BolognaFiere Cosmoprof: Avv. Silvia Borghi
On behalf of Von Griesheim S.L.:
Dentons, Corporate/M&A: Dr Michael Malterer