Wolters Kluwer Germany Holding GmbH today announced that it has completed the acquisition of LexisNexis Deutschland GmbH. The agreement to acquire LexisNexis Deutschland was announced on November 16, 2010.
The acquisition of LexisNexis Deutschland expands Wolters Kluwer Germany’s online legal information business while also reinforcing and developing its publishing operations towards a comprehensive portfolio in all areas of law in the German legal market.
“Through this acquisition, we are able to provide our customers in Germany with an integrated offering consisting of strong online legal services, publishing and workflow solutions in the law and business segment. Our combined product offering will give us a strong portfolio of wide-ranging legal information that lawyers, notaries, and other legal professionals critically need in their daily work to serve their clients best,” added Ulrich Hermann, Regional Managing Director for Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Central Europe, and CEO Wolters Kluwer Germany.
All products and services will be integrated within the Wolters Kluwer Germany brand structure by mid February 2011. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
About Wolters Kluwer Germany
Wolters Kluwer Germany is an information services company specializing in the legal, business and tax sectors. The organization covers two markets: legal & regulatory and tax & accounting. The legal & regulatory business unit provides important information to legal professionals in the form of content, software and services through well-known publishing brands such as Carl Heymanns, Luchterhand and Werner. Headquartered in Cologne, it has over 1,000 employees located at 22 offices throughout Germany and has been serving the German market for over 25 years.