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Hogan Lovells and PRK Partners Advise on RGW Express Alliance with Groupe BBL

Hogan Lovells and PRK Partners Advise on RGW Express Alliance with Groupe BBL

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Hogan Lovells and PRK Partners have advised Polish-Czech RGW Express Group owner Hartmut Luetz on the sale of all shares in the company to French Groupe BBL.

According to PRK Partners, “founded in 1983 by Hartmut Luetz, the RGW Express Group operates as an IATA cargo agent and Authorised Economic Operator licensed customs broker offering complete transport solutions for road, air, and sea freight. Founded in 1997, BBL Groupe is a corporate network of companies with specific know-how in the fields of contract logistics, overseas transport, freight and groupage traffic, and customs clearance.”

Hogan Lovells’ team included Warsaw-based Senior Counsel Marek Wroniak, Counsel Tomas Zak, and Senior Associate Mateusz Mazurkiewicz and Frankfurt-based Partner Torsten Rosenboom and Senior Associate Matthias Murr.

PRK Partners’ team included Partner Radan Kubr and Attorney Jan Varecha.

The firms did not respond to our inquiry on the matter.

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PRK Partners, one of the leading Central European law firms, has been helping clients achieve their business objectives almost 30 years. Our team of lawyers, based in our Prague, Ostrava, and Bratislava offices, has a unique knowledge of Czech and Slovak law and of the business environment. Our lawyers studied at top law schools in the United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland and elsewhere. They also have experience working for leading international and domestic law firms in a number of jurisdictions. We speak your language, too. Our legal team is fluent in more than 15 languages, including all the key languages of the region.

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