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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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