Distrupol’s Acquisition of Lautrup Chemicals

Plesner has assisted Distrupol on the deal. Accura advised the Lautrup family and Lautrup Chemicals.

Distrupol, a leading European distributor of thermoplastics and elastomers to the polymer processing industry and an affiliate of GPD Companies, Inc. has acquired Lautrup Chemicals A/S.

Founded in 1982 by Chief Executive Officer and President Hans Lautrup, Lautrup Chemicals is the leading distributor of polymers in Scandinavia. The Company provides a broad portfolio of high-quality polymer products from premier suppliers to a diverse client base across the Nordic region as well as Eastern and Southern Europe. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Lautrup Chemicals has a highly qualified team and network of strategically located distribution warehouses throughout the continent, designed to provide safe and efficient product delivery.

Headquartered in Surrey, England, with broad geographic reach across Europe, Distrupol has provided value-added sales and application development of thermoplastic resins for over 50 years. Through its decades-long relationships with world class supply partners, the company offers a robust array of superior performance products and solutions that meet the needs of diverse end users from leading and emerging industries such as the consumer, medical, automotive and electrical sectors, among others. Distrupol caters to over 1,300 customers across 13 countries with a portfolio of over 4,000 grades of high-quality polymers, including sustainably derived solutions that reduce environmental impact.

Plesner’s core team consisted of Henrik Rossing Lønberg (Picture), Thomas Pitzner-Jørgensen and Mads Tolbøll Milbregt.

The Accura team was led by Henrik Juul Hansen and also included Nicolai Hesgaard, Jens Harkov Hansen, Melissa Tronier Kapper, Victoria Forsberg, Victor Schultz-Sørensen and Simon Frederiksen.

Involved fees earner: Victoria Forsberg – Accura; Simon Frederiksen – Accura; Jens Harkov Hansen – Accura; Nicolai Hesgaard – Accura; Henrik Juul Hansen – Accura; Melissa Tronier Kapper – Accura; Victor Schultz-Sørensen – Accura; Mads Tolbøll Milbregt – Plesner; Thomas Pitzner-Jørgensen – Plesner; Henrik Rossing Lønberg – Plesner;

Law Firms: Accura; Plesner;

Clients: Distrupol; Lautrup Chemicals;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler