Laumann Group concluded a preliminary share purchase agreement for a majority stake in Ponzio Polska. This complex cross-boarder transaction involved various M&A and IP/IT aspects and was subject to antimonopoly clearance in Poland and Lithuania.
The Laumann Group is one of the largest family-owned German businesses. With VEKA AG and GEALAN being part of the group, Laumann Group is a leading expert in PVC profile extrusion for windows and doors, PVC facade solutions and surface technology with over 6,500 employees that operate in 40 locations on 4 continents.
Ponzio Polska is part of the Italian-owned Ponzio Group and has one of the largest warehouses in Poland, four powder coating lines and employs more than 300 people. Thanks to its technically advanced, diversified products, modern production facilities and reliable logistics center, Ponzio Polska has established itself as a leading supplier of aluminium systems in Poland as well as in many European and non-European countries.
Laumann Group was advised by JDP’s Marcin Chomiuk, PhD (Partner, Head of M&A, Corporate and Commercial) supported by Anna Nowodworska (Senior Associate, M&A, Corporate and Commercial), Barbara Kaczała (Senior Associate, M&A, Corporate and Commercial) and Paulina Kucharska (Associate, M&A, Corporate and Commercial). Maciej Chrzan (Partner) and Daria Gromotka (Associate) were responsible for the antitrust filing. Wiktor Rainka (Head of IP/IT Practice) and Amelia Prawda (Associate, IP/IT) advised on IPT/IT aspects, Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej, PhD on employment matters. Magdalena Zasiewska (Head of Tax) advised on tax aspects.