19 September 2023 Press releases

GvW advised Porvair plc on the acquisition of Ratiolab

GvW Graf von Westphalen advised Porvair plc, the specialist filtration, laboratory and environmental technology group, on its acquisition of 100% of the issued share capital of two businesses, Ratiolab GmbH and Ratiolab Kft. (together "Ratiolab").

Ratiolab GmbH, located outside Frankfurt, sells a wide range of laboratory consumables in Europe and the Middle East. Ratiolab Kft., located close to Budapest, manufactures laboratory consumables in an 8,000m2 facility, the freehold of which is included in the acquisition. Ratiolab has annual external revenues of around €12 million.

Under the lead of Dusseldorf Partner Dr Malte Hiort, Porvair plc was advised by a GvW cross-offices team consisting of Laura Wemper (M&A), Michael Engel (Tax), Dr Jochen Mulch (IP), Marius Bodenstedt (Employment), Lutz Leonard Lamprecht (Real Estate) und Toralf Baumann (Energy Law).

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