Rettenmaier & Söhne GmbH Co KG

JRS, a Germany-based fibre research, development, production and supply company, acquires two wood pellet production facilities from German Pellets, the German-based wood pellet producer.

J. Rettenmaier & Söhne GmbH + Co KG has acquired two wood pellet production plants owned and operated by German Pellets GmbH

About the Target – German Pellets

German Pellets Sachsen GmbH (“German Pellets”) operated two wood pellet plants in Torgau. German Pellets was a major player in the European wood pellet industry with production facilities in Germany and the United States. The company supplied wood pellets for residential and industrial heating and power generation. Founded in 2005, the company expanded rapidly to become one of the largest wood pellet producers in the world, with production facilities in Germany, the United States and Canada. German Pellets has sold its wood pellet production facilities in Ettenheim and Herbrechtingen, Germany.

About the Seller – White & Case

White & Case LLP (“White & Case”) is a well-established global law firm specialising in acting as insolvency practitioners in complex and high-value insolvency cases. The firm’s approach is to work closely with companies, creditors and other stakeholders to manage and resolve financially distressed situations. White & Case’s insolvency practice draws on its in-depth knowledge of corporate finance, restructuring and insolvency law to provide clients with tailored advice. The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience in all facets of insolvency administration, including negotiating with creditors, facilitating asset sales and developing effective restructuring plans.

About the Buyer – JRS

Rettenmaier & Söhne GmbH + Co KG (“JRS”) is a German family-owned company specialising in the production of natural fibres and additives for various industries such as food, feed and industrial applications. With a focus on sustainability and innovation, JRS offers a wide range of products including cellulosic fibres, dietary fibres and functional additives used in a variety of applications to improve product performance and sustainability.

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