Deloitte Legal supported Kofola ČeskoSlovensko a.s. in the sale of Hoop Polska sp. z o.o.
Warsaw, 18 February 2019
Deloitte Legal provided advisory assistance to Kofola ČeskoSlovensko a.s. in the sale of 100 percent of shares in Hoop Polska sp. z o.o. to ZMB Capital, the owner of Ustronianka.
Hoop Polska is Polish renowned manufacturer and distributor of Hoop Cola soft drinks, popular Paola fruit syrups, Arctic mineral water and Jupik soft drinks.
The scope of Deloitte Legal services included comprehensive support for the Seller in the course of preparing and negotiating transaction documentation. The deal will be concluded after several conditions have been met by both parties and the consent of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection has been received. The transaction is expected to be closed in spring 2019.
The Deloitte Legal team supporting Kofola ČeskoSlovensko a.s. was led by:
- Paweł Moskwa (Partner),
- Karol Kicun (Partner),
- Piotr Rysiak (Managing Associate).
The Kofola Group is the leader on the Czech and Slovak market of non-alcoholic beverages and one of the leading producers and distributors of soft drinks in Central and Eastern Europe with seven production plants on five European markets. Kofola's product portfolio on the Czech and Slovak markets includes the traditional Kofola drink with an original cola-flavoured recipe, Rajec spring water, Jupí syrups, Vinea grape drink, Jupík children's drinks, Semtex energy drinks and other traditional Czech and Slovak Chito brands.
About Hoop Polska sp. z o.o.
Manufacturer and distributor of Hoop Cola drinks, popular Paola fruit syrups, Arctic mineral water and Jupik drinks. Since 2018 Hoop Polska has also distributed Nestea products.
Ustronianka sp. z o.o.
Ustronianka sp. z o.o. is a nationwide manufacturer of mineral waters and beverages. It is a Polish family company with nearly 500 employees, three production plants located in the south of the country and six distribution centres operating in the gallon system, and a well-established top position on the market.
About Deloitte Legal
Deloitte Legal is a part of the international network of legal firms associated with Deloitte. At present, it employs over 2500 lawyers in 85 countries and ranks among the largest global legal firms. Deloitte Legal, Pasternak, Korba, Moskwa, Jarmul i Wspólnicy Kancelaria Prawnicza sp. k. has a network of offices in the largest Polish cities: Warsaw, Poznań, Wrocław, Kraków, Katowice Szczecin and Łódź. Services to our Clients in Poland are provided by a team of over 100 lawyers, mainly attorneys at law and barristers.