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DZP has advised a company in the Kiwa group, Kiwa Inspecta Holding Polska sp. z o.o., on a transaction to acquire 100% of shares in Agro Quality Support Polska sp. z o.o.
Kiwa is a world top 20 leader in testing, inspection and certification in the construction and energy supply, drinking water, healthcare, food, feed and farming sectors. Kiwa’s operations complement the profile of Agro Quality Polska, which provides food audit services.
The investment is part of Kiwa Group’s strategy to double its revenues by 2022.
DZP provided comprehensive legal and tax advice in the transaction, carried out a due diligence, prepared and negotiated the transaction documentation and finalised the purchase.
The advice was provided by a DZP team coordinated by Piotr Andrzejczak and Przemysław Furmaga, comprising Klaudia Bartoszyńska-Kwiatkowska and Aleksandra Czarnecka from the Corporate and M&A Practice, Joanna Wierzejska and Tomasz Leszczewski from the Tax Practice, Jowita Prokop and Michał Tracz from the Life Sciences Practice, Łukasz Górzny from the Labour Law Practice and Jarosław Konecko from the IP&TMT Practice.
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