PwC Legal advises Körber on its acquisition of the Danish logistic company Qubiqa Logistics

Frankfurt, 15 July 2016

Pricewaterhouse Coopers Legal AG (PwC Legal) advised the international technology group Körber on its acquisition of the Danish depalletising provider.

Körber AG takes over 100% of shares in Qubiqa Logistics from the Danish investment company BWB Partners. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. PwC Legal provided Körber with comprehensive advice.

Körber AG is the holding company for an international technology group with approx. 11,500 employees around the world. The Group comprises leading-edge technology companies and over 100 production, service, and sales entities. At locations around the globe, Körber combines the benefits of a globally-present organization with the strengths of highly-specialized, flexible, medium-sized enterprises that offer their customers solutions, products, and services in the Business Areas of Automation, Logistics Systems, Machine Tools, Pharma Systems, Tissue, Tobacco and Corporate Ventures.

The Danish company Qubiqa Logistics is a leading supplier of depalletising solutions with its headquarters in Arden, Denmark. With approx. 90 employees the company serves clients of the food and beverage industry as well as the market. The spectrum of services covers products, systems and services to achieve fully automated material flow and order picking systems. Qubiqa Logistics patented robot technology Layer Picker® solutions have become a global market-leading product in storage depalletising technology.

Advisors for Körber AG:


Dr. Christine Maechtel (Legal M&A)

PwC Legal:

Dr. Nikolaus Schrader (Partner/Hamburg/Munich), Ivo Dreckmann (Senior Manager/Hamburg),           Dirk Kohlenberg (Manager/Hamburg), Nina Scherger (Consultant/Hamburg) – Corporate/M&A

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab (Denmark):

Brian Bundgaard (Director/M&A)

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