Laumann Group successfully closed the transaction of the acquisition of a majority stake in Ponzio Polska from Ponzio Group. A closing condition of the transaction was the obtaining of an antimonopoly clearance in relevant markets, especially in Poland.
The Laumann Group is a large family-owned German business. With VEKA AG and GEALAN being part of the group, Laumann Group is a leading expert in PVC profile extrusion for windows and doors and other related products with over 6,500 employees that operate in 40 locations on 4 continents.
Ponzio Polska 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 and in several export markets.
Laumann Group was advised by several JDP teams, including: M&A, Corporate and Commercial team led by Marcin Chomiuk (PhD, Partner, Head of M&A, Corporate and Commercial), who was supported by Anna Nowodworska (Senior Associate), Barbara Kaczała (Counsel) and Paulina Kucharska (Associate).
Moreover, 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 IP/IT aspects, while Joanna Ostojska-Kołodziej (Head of Employment Practice) supported the client regarding the employment matters and Magdalena Zasiewska (Head of Tax) – regarding the tax aspects.
We would like to thank Ponzio Group and their advisors, Andersen Tax & Legal Matyka i Wspólnicy sp.k., POMORSKI Tax Legal Finance Sp.k. and Rapisardi Intellectual Property for the cooperation on this complex transaction.