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Ebner Stolz advises HELLA on their disposal of the Danish and Polish wholesale business to Mekonomen

  • Swe­dish who­le­sa­ler Me­ko­no­men ac­qui­res the who­le­sale ac­tivi­ties from HELLA at a purchase price of EUR 395 mil­lion
  • The who­le­sale busi­ness is part of HELLA’s af­ter­mar­ket seg­ment to­ge­ther with the two fur­ther pil­lars in­de­pen­dent spare parts and work­shop equip­ment
  • Eb­ner Stolz pro­vi­ded fi­nan­cial and tax ven­dor as­sis­tance ser­vices with the sup­port of Po­lish and Da­nish Ne­xia part­ner firms

Bonn, 12th July 2018 – The ac­coun­ting and con­sul­ting firm Eb­ner Stolz ad­vi­sed the Ger­man pu­blic lis­ted com­pany HELLA on their dis­po­sal of the Da­nish and Po­lish who­le­sale busi­ness by pro­vi­ding tran­sac­tion ad­vice, tax struc­tu­ring and the pre­pa­ra­tion of fi­nan­cial and tax fact books.

HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA which ranks among the worlds lea­ding au­to­mo­tive suppliers sells its Da­nish and Po­lish who­le­sale com­pa­nies, FTZ Au­to­dele & Verktoj A/S and In­ter-Team sp. z o.o., to the Swe­dish who­le­sa­ler Me­ko­no­men AB, the lea­ding car ser­vice chain in the Nor­dic re­gion. The sale is sub­ject to ap­pro­val by the re­le­vant an­ti­trust aut­ho­ri­ties and is ex­pec­ted to close in the third quar­ter 2018.

FTZ and In­ter-Team em­ploy a to­tal of around 2,500 peo­ple. The two who­le­sa­lers achie­ved to­tal sa­les of around EUR 480 mil­lion in the 2016/2017 fi­nan­cial year. This cor­re­sponds to about 7 per­cent of HELLA´s group con­so­li­da­tion sa­les.

Eb­ner Stolz team: Tors­ten Janßen (En­ga­ge­ment Part­ner), Dr Nils Men­gen (Part­ner Cor­po­rate Fi­nance, Fi­nan­cial Fact Book), Mo­ritz Tack and Gero Ohr­ner (Fi­nan­cial Fact Book) as well as Sa­bine Hol­trup (Part­ner Tax, Tax Fact Book, Tax Struc­tu­ring)

Wi­thin the pre­pa­ra­tion of the tax fact book and the pro­vi­ding of tax struc­tu­ring Eb­ner Stolz was able to draw on the lo­cal ex­per­tise of the Ne­xia part­ner firms Ad­vicero Tax from Po­land (Ka­tar­zyna Klim­kie­wicz-De­plano, Ma­na­ging part­ner and Sławo­mir Pa­te­juk, Part­ner) and Chris­ten­sen Kjae­rulff from Den­mark.

Press Contact

Isa­bell Ze­melka
Eb­ner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1500

Corporate Contact

Tors­ten Janßen
Eb­ner Stolz
Jo­seph-Schum­pe­ter-Al­lee 25
53227 Bonn
Tel. +49 228 85029-212

Dr. Nils Men­gen
Eb­ner Stolz
Holz­markt 1
50676 Co­lo­gne
Tel. +49 221 20643-151­gen@eb­nern­

About Ebner Stolz

Eb­ner Stolz is one of the lar­gest in­de­pen­dent mid-si­zed MDP firms in Ger­many and is among the Top Ten in the sec­tor. The firm has de­ca­des of in-depth expe­ri­ence in au­diting, tax ad­vice, le­gal ad­vice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. More than 1,400 em­ployees in all ma­jor Ger­man ci­ties and busi­ness cen­tres of­fer a broad range of ser­vices ba­sed on a multi-di­sci­pli­nary ap­proach. Eb­ner Stolz pre­do­mi­nantly ad­vi­ses me­dium-si­zed in­dus­trial en­ter­pri­ses as well as trade and ser­vice com­pa­nies of all si­zes and in­dus­tries.

Cross-bor­der au­diting and con­sul­ting as­si­gn­ments are car­ried out with part­ners of Ne­xia In­ter­na­tio­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of in­de­pen­dent con­sul­ting and au­diting firms. With more than 650 Ne­xia of­fices world­wide Eb­ner Stolz is pre­sent in more than 115 coun­tries.

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