February 2 2021

Brenntag converts from German AG to European SE

Group continues Operation from Essen, Germany HQ under a two-tier Board Structure

Global chemical distributor Brenntag SE (Essen, Germany) announced  that it has completed the process of changing from a German Aktiengesellschaft “AG” (i.e. a public limited company or stock corporation) to a Societas Europaea “SE” (i.e. European Company).  The group is now doing business as Brenntag SE. The conversion, which is effective 01. February 2021, was initially announced by Management and Supervisory Board in autumn of 2019 and subsequently approved by shareholders at the Ordinary General Meeting on 10. June 2020.


Brenntag SE will keep its headquarters in Essen and continue operating under a two-tier structure with a Management and a Supervisory Board, as before. The onversion will not affect the responsibilities or composition of either board. Brenntag said the SE is an internationally recognised legal form which is viewed positively by the capital market.


Source: Brenntag press release


HGE – DCG / 02.02.2021

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