The Thai acquisition of a German company

Articles recently published on LinkedIn

Articles recently published on LinkedIn

German companies in the cross line of Thailand’s conglomerates German companies are more and more interesting targets for Thai corporate buyers. Prominent acquisitions of German businesses by Thai buyers are  Fico group (Srichawla family) investing  Euro 80 million in a portfolio consisting of eight hotels in Germany (and one in Belgium) in 2014. Central Group acquired KaDeWe, Oberpollinger, and Alsterhaus department stores in 2015 Thai Union Group acquired Rugen Fisch AG with its key brands Hawesta, OstseeFisch and Lysell in 2016. CP group (Charoen Pokphand) acquired meat distributor Paulsen Food GmbH in 2017 for Euro 12 million. The following overview describes certain legal aspects and considerations.  Work-flow and steps of an […]

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German publication – Company laws of the world: Thailand

Fachbuch Thailand

Fachbuch Thailand

On June 2016 the law firm released the first German-language reference book on Thailand’s company laws. The book is published by German’s oldest publishing house C.H.Beck (established 1763). It is part of the renowned collected edition “Company laws of the world” with one of the most prestigious German law firms as lead editor. The reference book has been attentively written over a period of two years by the lawyers of PUGNATORIUS in Bangkok. It reflects the jurisdiction of Thailand’s Supreme Court as well as current industry practice, accompanied by an apparatus of academic footnotes with references to important documents, related subjects and official publications. The reference book can be acquired at any German specialist bookstore […]

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