Katjes International GmbH & Co. KG’s Increased Investment In Candy Kittens Limited


Slaughter and May advised Katjes International GmbH & Co. KG, a leading German confectioner, in relation to its increased investment in Candy Kittens Limited.

As part of the transaction, a revised shareholders’ agreement, together with certain other commercial arrangements were entered into by Katjes, Candy Kittens and other shareholders of the company.

Following the investment, Katjes now holds a majority shareholding in Candy Kittens.

Katjes International GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Emmerich am Rhein, is part of the Katjes Group, along with its sister company Katjes Fassin GmbH + Co. KG and Katjesgreenfood GmbH & Co. KG. The company is focused on investments in the Western European sugar confectionery market.

The Slaughter and May team was composed of Andy Ryde (Picture), Ross Davies (associate), Elena Tellini (visiting lawyer), Carmelo Franceschino (trainee solicitor).

Involved fees earner: Elena Tellini – BonelliErede; Ross Davies – Slaughter and May; Andy Ryde – Slaughter and May;

Law Firms: BonelliErede; Slaughter and May;

Clients: Katjes International GmbH & Co. KG;