RUF Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG takes over C.F. Nielsen A/S

The machine manufacturer RUF Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG has taken over C.F. Nielsen A/S, Denmark, acquiring a supplier strong and steeped in tradition in the market ofbriquetting systems. Thereby RUF complements and expands its portfolio substantially and further reinforces its position as a leading supplier for briquetting systems.

As a mid-sized family run business the RUF company has been developing and manufacturing for more than 30 years hydraulic briquetting systems at its headquarters located in the Allgaeu and supplying them to customers in Germany and more than 100 further countries. C.F. Nielsen is known as successful supplier of mechanical briquetting systems in Europe and worldwide.

By combining the product range of both companies, a joint distribution and the active participation of the founders and sellers of C.F. Nielsen, the RUF Group intends to grow into an even more powerful entity and raise its worldwide market shares to new levels.

TRACC LEGAL advised RUF in the transaction, led by attorneys Matthias Jacobs, LL.M. and Dr. Thorsten Steinhaus.