P+P advises CEWE on the acquisition of online printing company LASERLINE

October 2017

CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA acquired the online printing company LASERLINE. The transaction is still subject to the approval of the relevant antitrust authorities.

Since 1977, LASERLINE has been operating a printing center in Berlin and currently employs approx. 160 people. LASERLINE is intended to further strengthen the commercial online printing division at CEWE.

CEWE is Europe's leading photo service and online print provider with a high-quality range in photofinishing. CEWE's well-known brand products include, among others, the CEWE PHOTOBOOK, the CEWE CALENDAR and a multitude of other photo gifts. In addition to photofinishing, CEWE is also opening up the growing market of online printing for commercial advertising with the brands CEWE-PRINT.de, SAXOPRINT and viaprinto. The company has 12 operating facilities in 24 countries and approx. 3,500 employees.

P+P Pöllath + Partners comprehensively advised the buyer, CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA, with the following team: