Rödl & Partner advises the Marbach Group on the acquisition of Swedish Stållinjestans Laserform AB


Munich, 16.4.2024: Rödl & Partner has advised the Marbach Group, a global specialist in stamping technology and toolmaking based in Heilbronn, Germany, on the acquisition of Stållinjestans Laserform AB based in Malmö, Sweden.

Stållinjestans AB, a leading manufacturer of stamping tools in Sweden, has been part of the Marbach Group since the beginning of April. Stållinjestans AB, which has grown strongly in recent years and significantly expanded its services, sees the acquisition by the Marbach Group as an opportunity to ensure the continued positive development of the company and to accelerate its growth.

The previous owners of Stållinjestans, Martin and Sarah Rönngard, will remain in a management position after the acquisition and will continue to run the site in Malmö, Sweden.

The Marbach Group received comprehensive legal and tax advice on the cross-border transaction from an interdisciplinary team of Rödl & Partner. Under the overall project management of Associate Partner Mathias Racz, the team conducted a financial and tax due diligence and provided support in negotiation and valuation issues.

About the Marbach Group

The Marbach Group, based in Heilbronn, Germany, is a global manufacturer of tools for the packaging industry. Founded in 1923 as a small company with just three employees, the company has developed over the course of a century into a global market leader. Today, the Marbach Group employs 1,600 people worldwide and plays a major role in the global packaging industry.

The Marbach Group specialises in stamping technology and toolmaking. It manufactures a wide range of products for the packaging industry, including die-cutting tools, rotary tools, thermoforming tools, machines and materials. In addition, the Marbach Group offers special rotary tools for the efficient production of corrugated packaging.

About Stållinjestans Laserform AB

Stållinjestans Laserform AB is a leading manufacturer of stamping tools in Scandinavia, based in Malmö, Sweden. The company was founded in 1958 by Stig Rönngard and has been family-owned ever since. Stållinjestans Laserform AB designs and manufactures cutting tools, rotary tools, stripping tools and sells consumables for the graphic arts industry. The company has more than 60 years of experience in the manufacture of high-quality die-cutting tools for solid board, corrugated board, signs and various plastic materials.

Advisor to the Marbach Group

Rödl & Partner 

Mathias Racz, Associate Partner, Stockholm – Overall project management
Viktor Fellnäs, Associate Partner, Malmö
Christoph Hinz, Partner, Stuttgart
Florian Geerling, Associate, Munich

Fredrik Sjögren, Tax advisor, Stockholm
Legal (Advokatfirman Engström & Co AB)
Bettina Schütz-Garden, Malmö
Jens Katzorek, Malmö​


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