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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has advised KDV Group on acquiring HAK from NPM Capital. HAK is a leading vegetable and plant-based solutions producer based in Benelux and Germany.

KDV Group is a global food producer leading in the confectionery, chocolate and snacks segments. Its products are marketed in 35 countries. Currently, KVD is a major vertically integrated holding business in the CIS consisting of 15 factories and a 300K ha land bank, and employing more than 20,000 workers in 13 countries.

The project team was led by Aleksey Koshelev, Counsel, Corporate/M&A, supervised by Matvey Kaploukhiy, Partner, Corporate/M&A. Throughout the deal, we teamed up with the law firm AKD in advising KVD Group on the Dutch law aspects of the project.

Key members of the BCLP team involved in the project:
Berlin – Dr Sebastian Prügel, Counsel, Corporate/M&A;
Brussels - Paul Culliford, Senior Associate, Antitrust & Competition;
Hamburg - Dominik Weiss, Partner, IP; Rebecca Todeskino, Associate, IP.

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