Case study

Royal Dirkzwager has sold selected liquor brands to Drinks Capital GmbH

Royal Dirkzwager has sold a selection of liquor brands to its former management team currently operating as Drinks Capital GmbH. The selected brands include the amaretto brand Romanza and the herbal brand Zinnaer Klosterbruder. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

The former management team of Drinks & Food Vertriebs GmbH, a 100% subsidiary of Royal Dirkzwager, currently operates as Drinks Capital GmbH. Drinks & Food Vertriebs-GmbH is a producer and supplier of national and international spirits beverages focusing on high profile brands and trade partners.

Royal Dirkzwager is a family-owned company and the leading independent producer and distributor of wines and spirits in the Netherlands. Royal Dirkzwager owns a variety of well-known brands, including Floryn, Legner, Weduwe Joustra, Van Gogh and Tarpan. The company also owns Mitra, a chain of over 200 liquor specialty stores in the Netherlands.

Oaklins' teams in the Netherlands and Germany advised the seller in this transaction. This deal is another example of the seamless cooperation between Oaklins' teams, demonstrating the organization’s added value through its global execution capabilities, industry expertise and contacts.

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Key deal contacts

Adse de Kock



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Oscar van Leeuwen



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Tom Snijckers


Senior Associate

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Dr. Florian von Alten


Managing Partner

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