Klingel Group’s Acquisition of Artigiano and Rowlands of Bath’s Brands


TLT has acted for Mail Order Finance GmbH, part of the Klingel Group, in its acquisition of brands Artigiano and Rowlands of Bath, two ladies fashion businesses operated by Scotts Limited

The Klingel Group is one of Germany’s largest mail order companies and was previously active in 11 other European countries, but did not have a presence in the UK. Scotts Limited is a top 30 UK multi-channel catalogue retailer by volume.

The deal was negotiated and managed by partner Alice Gardner (Picture) and solicitor Luke Thorngate-Davies in the corporate team at TLT. The TLT team also included legal director Jo Pritchard (IP) and associate Emma Davies (data protection).

Involved fees earner: Alice Gardner – TLT LLP; Luke Thorngate-Davies – TLT LLP; Jo Pritchard – TLT LLP; Emma Davies – TLT LLP;

Law Firms: TLT LLP;

Clients: Klingel;