KRAHN Chemie acquires eMBe Products & Service

26. June 2019

Hamburg/ Frank­furt a. M. — DLA Piper advi­sed KRAHN Chemie GmbH, active in chemi­cal distri­bu­tion, on the acqui­si­tion of eMBe Products & Service GmbH, one of the leading addi­tive manu­fac­tu­r­ers for the cera­mics and powder metal indus­try in Europe.

eMBe was foun­ded in 2007 and produ­ces binder systems for ther­mo­pla­s­tic shaping of sinterable powder mate­ri­als (cera­mic and metall­ur­gi­cal). In addi­tion, indi­vi­dua­li­zed product solu­ti­ons along the value chain are deve­lo­ped toge­ther with custo­mers in a tech­ni­cal center and also produ­ced on site in small quantities.

KRAHN Chemie is part of the OTTO KRAHN Group. The OTTO KRAHN Group has an annual turno­ver of appro­xi­m­ately 1.3 billion EUR and more than 18,000 custo­mers world­wide. KRAHN’s core compe­tence is the distri­bu­tion, marke­ting and sales of specialty chemi­cals. KRAHN Chemie has also been active in the field of tech­ni­cal cera­mics for 25 years and has helped to deve­lop this market, parti­cu­larly in the dental sector.

Advi­sors to KRAHN Chemie GmbH: DLA Piper
The DLA Piper core team was led by part­ner Sebas­tian Decker (photo) and included asso­ciate Sophie von Mandels­loh (both Corporate/M&A).
The exten­ded team consis­ted of part­ners Dr. Henri­ette Norda (Labor Law, all Hamburg), Dr. Björn Enders (Tax) and Semin O (Anti­trust), coun­sel Dr. Fabian Klein (IPT, all Frank­furt), senior asso­ciate Georg Haber­korn (Labor Law, Munich) and asso­cia­tes Anasta­sia Max (Tax), Chris­tian Georg, David Klock (both Anti­trust) and Konstan­tin Decker-Horz (Real Estate, all Frankfurt).

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