Menold Bezler advises Rieker Investment on investment in meat product manufacturer
Menold Bezler advised Rieker Investment GmbH from Tuttlingen on the acquisition of a majority stake in Radeberger Fleisch- und Wurstwaren Korch GmbH (RFuW), based in Radeberg, from the Saxon investors WMS Wachstumsfonds Mittelstand Sachsen and SIB Innovations- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH.
Founded in 1991, RFuW produces and distributes meat and sausage products with more than 400 employees and has 18 own stores, mainly located in Saxony. The selling shareholder Felix Alber will continue to hold a minority stake in RFuW and will continue to manage the company operationally in the future.
The new majority shareholder Rieker Investment GmbH is a company of the Rieker Finanz Group. The Rieker Finanz Group is an independent part of the Rieker Group, which also includes the shoe manufacturer Rieker Schuh. Rieker Investment's focus is on long-term investments in medium-sized companies in various industries.
Menold Bezler acted as economic advisor for the transaction in the context of the financial due diligence. The tax due diligence and tax contract advice was provided by RWT, while the legal due diligence and SPA advice was covered by Oppenländer.