Classen Fuhrmanns & Partner advised on the restructuring of LH Bundeswehr Bekleidungsgesellschaft

The Federal Ministry of Defence has restructured its affiliated companies in the field of clothing management.


LHD Group GmbH was merged onto LH Bundeswehr Bekleidungsgesellschaft mbH in May 2017. Following, LH Bundeswehr Bekleidungsgesellschaft mbH was renamed to Bw Bekleidungsmanagement GmbH. Classen Fuhrmanns & Partner thereby advised the Federal Ministry of Defence as the sole shareholder of LH Bundeswehr Bekleidungsgesellschaft mbH and LH Bundeswehr Bekleidungsgesellschaft mbH as the sole shareholder of LHD Group GmbH.

Bw Bekleidungsmanagement GmbH supplies clothing and personal equipment for approximately 200,000 soldiers and civilian employees of the Federal Armed Forces. It provides clothing, for example uniforms, and personal equipment, such as protective vests and ABC articles, for the soldiers and civilian employees. In addition, it organizes services, such as cleaning and repair.

The following lawyers of Classen Fuhrmanns & Partner were involved in the transaction:Dr. Dirk Classen (M&A, lead management), Torsten Decker, M.A. (M&A, corporate law) and Dr. Achim Fuhrmanns (labour law)