London, Frankfurt – Paul Hastings LLP has advised Singha Europe Company Ltd. ("Singha Europe"), a newly established subsidiary of Boon Rawd Brewery Company Limited, in connection with a strategic and financial investment into and partnership with Valensina Holding GmbH ("Valensina"). Singha Europe now holds a significant equity interest in Valensina through a subscription of new shares issued by Valensina.
Boon Rawd Brewery Company Limited is one of the largest food and beverage companies in Thailand and a market leader in the South East Asian beer, and Thai drinking water and soda water segments, operating under the Singha and Leo brands.
Valensina is a leading German fruit juice manufacturer and is the second largest branded fruit juice company in Germany operating under the Valensina, Hitchcock and Wolfra brands.
The joint venture was established to expand the non-alcoholic beverage businesses of both companies in Germany, the rest of Europe and Asia, through cooperation in manufacturing, sales and distribution of both existing, and potentially new, products.
Singha Europe was advised by RiverRock Securities Limited.
The Paul Hastings team included partners Garrett Hayes and James Cole (both Corporate, London), Regina Engelstädter and Karl Balz (both Corporate, Frankfurt); Jan Gernoth (Corporate/Real Estate, Frankfurt); counsel Uwe Halbig (Tax, Frankfurt), and associates Maximilian Kuhn (Corporate, Frankfurt), Eleni Konstantinou (Employment law, Frankfurt); Hannes Riedel (Real Estate, Frankfurt); Dionne Brown (Corporate, London), and Sam Holdsworth (Corporate, London)
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