15.11.2019

Luther accompanies rlc Packaging on takeover by AR Packaging Group

The Swedish ǺR Packaging Group AB, one of the leading European packaging companies, acquires all shares of the Swiss company K+D and the rlc Packaging Group, both well-known packaging manufacturers for healthcare and beauty products. Luther provided legal advice to rlc Packaging Group on the sale of its shares.

Background

The German family-owned company rlc Packaging is an innovative premium packaging manufacturer for the beauty, pharmaceutical, food and confectionery industries. With 1,500 employees and seven locations in Germany, Poland and Switzerland, the company is one of the leading folding carton manufacturers in Europe.

Through the acquisition of rlc Packaging and K+D, AR Packaging will occupy a leading market position as a packaging manufacturer in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and beauty sectors. rlc Packaging will continue its range of packaging solutions under the management of AR Packaging.

For rlc Packaging:

Luther, Corporate / M&A: Prof Hans-Georg Hahn (Partner), Dr Sebastian Rabe (Senior Associate, both lead, both Hanover), Dr Christian Horn (Partner, Berlin), Dr Karina Wojtowicz (Associate), Daniel von der Decken (Associate, both Hanover)

Luther, Commercial: Frederik Wesch (Associate), Dr Paul Derabin (Associate, both Hanover)

Luther, Labour Law: Dr Hilmar Rölz (Senior Associate, Hanover)

Luther, Regulatory: Dr Gernot-Rüdiger Engel (Partner), Dr Mathias Mailänder (Counsel, both Hamburg)

Luther, Antitrust Law: Dr Helmut Janssen (Partner), Lukas Kienzle (Associate, both Brussels)

Luther, Banking & Finance: Christoph Schauenburg (Partner, Frankfurt)

rlc packaging Inhouse: Anne Wagener, M.B.L.-HSG (Head of Legal & Compliance)

Author
Dr Gernot-Rüdiger Engel

Dr Gernot-Rüdiger Engel
Partner
Hamburg
gernot.engel@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 40 18067 16639

Prof. Dr Hans-Georg Hahn

Prof. Dr Hans-Georg Hahn
Partner
Hanover
hans-georg.hahn@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 511 5458 17647

Dr Christian Horn, LL.M. (Tulane)

Dr Christian Horn, LL.M. (Tulane)
Partner
Berlin
christian.horn@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 30 52133 21833

Dr Helmut Janssen, LL.M. (King's College London)

Dr Helmut Janssen, LL.M. (King's College London)
Partner
Brussels, Dusseldorf
helmut.janssen@luther-lawfirm.com
+32 2 627 7763 / +49 211 5660 18763 / +49 1520 16 18763

Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)
Partner
Frankfurt a.M.
christoph.schauenburg@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 69 27229 24675

Dr Mathias Mailänder

Dr Mathias Mailänder
Counsel
Hamburg
mathias.mailaender@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 40 18067 12618

Lukas Kienzle, LL.M. (College of Europe, Bruges)

Lukas Kienzle, LL.M. (College of Europe, Bruges)
Senior Associate
Brussels
lukas.kienzle@luther-lawfirm.com
+32 2 627 7764 / +49 1520 16 18131

Dr Hilmar Rölz, MLE

Dr Hilmar Rölz, MLE
Senior Associate
Hanover
hilmar.roelz@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 511 5458 14346

Dr Karina Wojtowicz

Dr Karina Wojtowicz
Associate
Hanover
karina.wojtowicz@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 511 5458 12841