Case Study

Royal Dirkzwager has sold selected liquor brands to Nordbrand Nordhausen GmbH

Royal Dirkzwager has sold a selection of liquor brands to Nordbrand Nordhausen GmbH. The selected brands include Asmussen and Boddel, two of the oldest rum brands in Germany; Fläminger Jagd and Jagd Hütte, traditional German herb liqueurs; and Balle, a classical German rum. The financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Nordbrand Nordhausen is one of the leading spirit producers in Germany. With over 150 years of experience, Nordbrand Nordhausen’s operations cover the entire spectrum of the value chain from developing recipes and distilling to bottling and distribution.

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 seamless cooperation between Oaklin' teams, demonstrating the organization’s added value through its global execution capabilities, industry expertise and contacts.

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