Dehner acquires Gartencentergruppe Münsterland

Buy side

Dehner erwirbt Gartencentergruppe Münsterland (thomas-verbruggen-162373-unsplash.jpg)

Sell side
Gartencentergruppe Münsterland

Buy side
Dehner Gartencenter GmbH & Co. KG

Dehner Gartencenter GmbH & Co. KG headquartered in Rain am Lech (Germany) and operating several sites across Germany and Austria acquired three branches of Gartencentergruppe Münster located in Münster, Osnabrück and Rheine. The acquisition underlines the ambitions of Dehner Group to strengthen their position in Northern Germany additionally to their branches in Hamburg, Kiel and Hannover.

We acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the buyer. Our services comprised the support of the acquisition process, including company valuation and the negotiations up to the point of execution.

“The conversations during the process were extremely fair and trusting. Dehner is the ideal partner. Our company will be continued successfully due to Dehner’s longstanding expertise. As a family-owned company Dehner complies exactly with our profile. We are convinced that Dehner will further develop the existing concept.”

Tillmann Schulze Buschhoff

Former owner Gartencentergruppe Münsterland

Since the foundation of the Dehner Group in 1947 it became the European market leader in the garden center segment, having more than 5,000 employees and more than 120 garden centers. The portfolio of the garden centers includes among other products outdoor and indoor plants, garden equipment and garden furniture. The pet and zoo divisions complete the Company’s product portfolio.

“The Münsterland is a highly important region for Dehner. We intend to further develop and streamline our branch network in this area. The three branches form an outstanding complement to our branch network north of the Main river. As a family-owned company we will continue to set benchmarks concerning product range and customer service in the garden centers. Moreover, we will apply our high quality standards to the new branches.”

Bernhard Hönig

CSO Dehner Group