16 July 2020
The Optimum Group, a leading European player in the field of labels and flexible packaging solutions, has acquired the FlexoPrint Group from Danish private equity fund Capidea and all other shareholders. The international law firm Taylor Wessing, led by Munich-based partner Philip Cavaillès, advised Optimum Group on all German related aspects of the transaction. The acquired group consists of the parent company FlexoPrint in Randers, Denmark, and H&T Labelprint, a merger of H&P Etiketten and TOM Etiketten in Salzbergen and Greven, Germany. FlexoPrint is a manufacturer of self-adhesive labels for marking, in particular, food and beverage products and is one of the market leaders in this field in Denmark.
With this acquisition, Optimum Group, which is backed by IK Investment Partners, continues its expansion strategy: Including the FlexoPrint Group, it now comprises twelve companies in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Denmark.
Legal advisors Optimum Group
Taylor Wessing Germany: Dr. Philip Cavaillès (Lead Partner, Corporate/M&A), Dr. Nicolai Wiegand (Partner, IT/IP), Dr. Christian Maron (Salary Partner, Employment), Till Schwichtenberg (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Daniel Schrembs (Senior Associate, Corporate/M&A,), Theresa Haßlberger (Senior Associate, Real Estate), Michael Wietzorek (Associate, Commercial), Dr. Benedikt Groh (Associate, Employment), all Munich, Dr. Marco Hartmann-Rüppel (Partner), Dr. Stefan Horn (Senior Associate), Lara Skotki (Associate), (all Competition and Antitrust Law, Hamburg).
Optimum Group mandated Danish law firm Accura as transaction counsel.