Office Furniture Online | January 2018

Deal value: Undisclosed

Freeman Fisher acted for the sellers in the sale of the UK’s number 1 office furniture retailer, Equip4Work Ltd (also trading as OfficeFurnitureOnline) to TAKKT AG, a Stuttgart-based company which is listed on the SDAX and Deutsche Börse Prime Standard.

Formed in 2004 (with launched in 2005 and launched in 2008) by members of the Hutchinson family, Equip4Work, based in Dumfries, Scotland but with its main distribution centre in Stafford, England specialises in the sale of office furniture online with items such as desks, chairs and cabinets as well as other warehouse and business equipment. The company places strong emphasis on private label brands and offers an attractive range of products in the affordable value for money segment as well as higher-scale branded furniture.

The sellers were advised by Corporate Partner Gary Black, Associate Daniel Rodgerson and Solicitor Melissa O’Brien.