SDZLEGAL Schindhelm has advised IGEFA SE & Co. KG on the acquisition of the Group

SDZLEGAL Schindhelm has advised IGEFA SE & Co. KG on the acquisition of the Group, consisting of: BAGSTAR.PL spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością [limited liability company under Polish law] and BAGSTAR.PL spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością spółka komandytowa [limited partnership limited liability company under Polish law].



SDZLEGAL Schindhelm
advised the IGEFA Group, providing comprehensive support throughout the transaction process, including in particular the legal due diligence audit of the Bagstar Group, during the preparation and negotiation of the transaction documents and in obtaining antitrust clearance, as well as the implementation of the other transaction conditions.


IGEFA SE & Co. KG is the holding company at the head of the IGEFA Group, a European market leader in the wholesale distribution of services and products for professional cleaning, hygiene and
care. The IGEFA Group also distributes wholesale disposables
and packaging, health and safety products, including workwear.

The Bagstar Group is in the business of wholesaling primarily food and disposable packaging, as well as consumables for shops and catering establishments. It supplies items used in the HoReCa sector, including by restaurants, catering companies, hotels, bakeries or offices, among others. In addition, the Bagstar Group is a pioneer in the market for eco-friendly packaging and disposable crockery.


The transaction is part of the IGEFA Group's strategy to further strengthen its presence in the Polish market and was finalized on 31 October 2023. The closing of the transaction was subject to the approval of the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.

The transaction team advising the IGEFA Group consisted of Tomasz Szarek (Partner), Konrad Schampera (Partner), Daniel Kida LL.M. (Senior Associate), supported by Bartłomiej Sordyl (Lawyer) and Agata Surmiak (Junior Lawyer).

The law firm SDZLEGAL Schindhelm would like to thank the IGEFA Group for their trust and for entrusting us with the overall management of the transaction project. We wish the IGEFA Group and the Bagstar Group fruitful cooperation and further development.

Autor: Tomasz Szarek
Autor: Konrad Schampera
Autor: Daniel Kida
Autor: Bartłomiej Sordyl