13 August 2019
The international technology group Körber takes over Roll-Tec Cilindro Ltda. based in São Paulo, Brazil. The international law firm Taylor Wessing advised Körber on the acquisition under the leadership of the Munich partner Stefan Kroeker. Taylor Wessing has been advising European clients for many years in Brazil related transactions (inbound and outbound). The acquisition was completed effective July 31, 2019.
The goal of the takeover is the further international expansion of the Tissue business area of the Körber Group. The business offers complete solutions for processing and packaging machines for toilet paper, folded tissue and paper towels. Roll-Tec is a Latin American technology leader in the field of embossing, developing engraving cylinders and producing and selling embossing rolls for tissue production. The company's approximately 60 experts also provide services and support to customers in the development of new embossing patterns, including the production of the corresponding rolls, all the way to the delivery of the engraving cylinders.
Körber AG is the holding company of an international technology group with around 10,000 employees worldwide. The group unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations. Körber offers customers solutions, products and services in the fields of Körber Digital, logistics systems, pharmaceutical systems, tissue and tobacco. The Tissue business, with its brands Fabio Perini, Casmatic, MTC, Engraving Solutions and Sheer, stands for innovation, state-of-the-art technologies, complete solutions for processing and packaging machines for toilet paper, folded tissue and paper towels.
Legal Advisor Körber
Taylor Wessing Germany: Stefan Kroeker (Lead Partner, M&A), Dr. Stephanie Zajicek (Senior Associate, M&A), both Munich
Brasilien: Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados, São Paulo
Körber Inhouse: Dr. Christine Maechtel (M&A), Lucas de Ponte (M&A), Dr. Fabian Eckard (Compliance)