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CMS Hasche Sigle advises Brenntag on the sale to BC Partners


Bain Capital is selling its investment Brenntag to BC Partners. Led by Stuttgart partner Dr Thomas Meyding Brenntag's management team was advised on the takeover by BC Partners. The takeover is subject to clearance by the cartel authorities. CMS Hasche Sigle had already advised Brenntag's management team on the takeover by Bain Capital in 2003. 
The Brenntag group is the world market leader in the distribution of industrial and special chemicals and is present at approx. 300 locations in 50 countries. In the financial year 2005 Brenntag generated a turnover of approx. 5.3 million euros. 
Advisors to Brenntag 
CMS Hasche Sigle: 
Dr Thomas Meyding, lead partner (M&A) 
John Hammond (Corporate) 
Contact CMS Hasche Sigle: 
Dr Thomas Meyding 
Tel.: +49 (0) 711 / 97 64-388 
E-mail: [email protected] 
About CMS Hasche Sigle: 
CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 450 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. CMS Hasche Sigle operates at all the major business centres. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow and Prague. 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading independent European law firms. With over 595 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 4,200 support staff we advise our clients at commercial locations in 47 business centres in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues. 
Local strength, legal and tax advice tailored to the requirements of the market combined with a substantial amount of business and organisational integration form the basis for high-quality international legal advice. 
In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna LLP (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Henrici (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 23 countries in Western and Central Europe, North and South America, Asia and North Africa. 
For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see www.cmslegal.com .