Linklaters has advised Logoplaste, a Carlyle portfolio company, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Masterchem.
Masterchem’s founding family will retain a significant minority stake in the company and will remain actively involved in the management of the business. The transaction will enable Logoplaste to expand its business and support its clients’ needs in new markets by offering flexible operations for a wide range of bottles and closures in Europe.
The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.
Logoplaste is a global value-added service provider and producer of rigid plastic containers for many well-known global consumer companies in the food and beverage, cosmetics, personal care and household industries, with more than 60 factories around the word.
The transaction team was led by counsel Klaudia Królak (Picture), supported by senior associate Ewa Szmigielska and partner Tomasz Zorawski from the Warsaw Corporate/M&A practice and partner Carmen Burgos from the Madrid Corporate/M&A practice.
The wider advisory team included lawyers from various practices in Warsaw, Lisbon, Luxembourg and Madrid: Ada Zahorodna, Agnieszka Mencel, Aleksander Krzeszowiak, Alicja Zielinska-Eisen, Anna Laszczyk, Anne Mauske, Barbara Wanat, Cezary Wisniewski, Christopher Quinn, Eugenie Syx, Jakub Kowal, Jakub Wozniak, James Maguire, Jan Jurga, Joanna Maksymowicz, José Maria Cabral Sacadura, Katarzyna Karczewska, Klaudia Owsianka, Lukasz Burakowski, Marek Tolcz, Mikolaj Bieniasz, Monika Krzyszkowska-Dabrowska, Szymon Sieniewicz, Wojciech Podlasin and Zuzanna Lipska.
Masterchem is a leading Polish manufacturer of PET containers for cosmetics, household chemicals, food products, pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements.
Involved fees earner: Mikolaj Bieniasz – Linklaters; Lukasz Burakowski – Linklaters; Carmen Burgos – Linklaters; José Maria Cabral Sacadura – Linklaters; Jan Jurga – Linklaters; Katarzyna Karczewska – Linklaters; Jakub Kowal – Linklaters; Klaudia Królak – Linklaters; Aleksander Krzeszowiak – Linklaters; Monika Krzyszkowska-Dabrowska – Linklaters; Anna Laszczyk – Linklaters; Zuzanna Lipska – Linklaters; James Maguire – Linklaters; Joanna Maksymowicz – Linklaters; Anne Mauske – Linklaters; Agnieszka Mencel – Linklaters; Klaudia Owsianka – Linklaters; Wojciech Podlasin – Linklaters; Christopher Quinn – Linklaters; Szymon Sieniewicz – Linklaters; Ewa Szmigielska – Linklaters; Marek Tolcz – Linklaters; Barbara Wanat – Linklaters; Cezary Wisniewski – Linklaters; Jakub Wozniak – Linklaters; Alicja Zielinska-Eisen – Linklaters; Tomasz Zorawski – Linklaters;
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