Clearwater International advises Sæbe Compagniet on its sale to Bunzl

Clearwater International has advised founders Niels H. Christoffersen and Carsten Wernebo, on the sale of 100% share capital of Sæbe Compagniet ApS (Sæbe Compagniet) to UK-listed Bunzl plc (Bunzl).

Founded in 2000, Sæbe Compagniet is a distributor of non-food consumables, headquartered in Herlev, Denmark. Sæbe Compagniet offers a full product assortment within hygiene, detergents, cleaning, personal care and related products, resulting in a one-stop-shop for the customer.

Bunzl is a multinational distribution and outsourcing group headquartered in London. The group distributes a diverse range of non-food consumable products including food packaging, cleaning and hygiene supplies, personal protective equipment and carrier bags. Bunzl has operations that span 29 countries and 4 continents.

The Clearwater International team was led by Partner Lars Thorup Gregersen with support from Associate Casper Bech Christensen.

“We are delighted to have assisted the owners in finding the right partner for Sæbe Compagniet. Over the last 16 years, they have developed the company, to become a well-known distributor in the foodservice sector in Denmark. By joining forces with Bunzl the company will further strengthen its service and product offering. We are certain that both Sæbe Compagniet and Bunzl will benefit from the transaction, and we wish them all the best in the future.”

Lars Thorup Gregersen, Partner, Clearwater International