Noerr advises US company Lakeland Industries on strategic acquisition of LHD Group


A Noerr team lead by Dominik Rompza and Evelin Moini has advised Lakeland Industries, a US publicly listed company, on its strategic acquisition of LHD Group Deutschland GmbH and its subsidiaries, in collaboration with US law firm Maynard Nexsen.

Lakeland Industries is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of protective clothing for the industrial sector, healthcare and first responders. By acquiring the LHD Group, Lakeland Industries takes over a company specialised in the manufacturing of professional workwear and protective clothing for fire and rescue services. The LHD Group, with its headquarters in Wesseling, Germany, employs over 100 individuals at operations in Germany, Australia and Hong Kong. The seller is Kantaras Investments, an investment company with a focus on the global textile manufacturing industry based in Singapore.

The transaction is expected to close in May and is subject to customary closing conditions.

Advisors to Lakeland Industries, Inc.: Noerr, Maynard Nexsen

Lead: Dominik Rompza (partner, Private Equity, Berlin), Evelin Moini (senior associate, M&A, Frankfurt)

PE/M&A: Viktoria Schneider (senior associate, Private Equity, New York), Selina Brose (senior associate, Frankfurt)

Tax: Andre Happel (partner), Thomas Renner (senior associate, both Frankfurt)

Financing: Alexander Schilling (partner), Jonas Zinkand (associate, both Frankfurt)

International Trade: Bärbel Sachs (partner), Max Helleberg (associated partner, both Berlin), Emilia Etz (associate, Brussels)

Employment & Pensions: Johannes Allmendinger (associated partner, Frankfurt), Raphael Hillus (associate, Düsseldorf)

IP: Katja Steinthaler (senior associate, Munich), Jette Nordemann (associate, Dresden)

IT: Julian Monschke (associated partner, Frankfurt)