DZ BANK AG advised the owner family of Zollikhofer Group on entering a Joint Venture with Koehler Group

Founded in Bad Wurzach, Germany, in 1966, Zollikofer Group is a leading international supplier for the processing, trading and logistics of wood and wood products, especially sawmill by-products and bark products, recycled wood and biomass for thermal use. In addition to five operating companies with a focus on wood processing, Zollikofer Group also holds interests in three biomass power plants and generated revenues of c. € 60m with 180 employees in 2020. The goal of the joint venture is the long-term growth in sales of raw materials on the part of the Zollikofer Group and the securing of raw material supplies for existing and further planned biomass power plants on the part of Koehler Group.


Advised in the sale of

“Zollikofer Group” (Zollikofer GmbH & Co KG, Schneider & Söhne GmbH & Co KG, ZHT GmbH & Co KG, Zoba GmbH & Co KG, ZHB GmbH & Co KG)


Koehler Group (Joint Venture)

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