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Intellectual Property Acquisition Opportunity

Hilco Industrial have appointed Hilco Streambank to actively seek interested parties with regard to the sale of certain of the intellectual property assets (the “Assets”) of Draka Polymer Films B.V. (in Administration) (“Draka Polymer Films”, or the “Company”).

OFFER DEADLINE

Thursday 7 November 2019 @ 12PM GMT

Background

The Company is a manufacturer of vinyl used for a range of purposes including stationery and promotional applications. The Company dates back to 1910 when it was founded as a factory for cables and rubber insulation. In 1965 it established itself in its current headquarters in Enkhuizen and began its manufacture of calandered foil. Since then it has also operated a sales office in Italy. The Company operates throughout 59 countries and counts over 500 clients, including Dutch fashion designer Sepehr Maghsoudi, who received press coverage for his use of the Company’s plastic film in his designs.

The Company works within a variety of markets, including stationery, tape, decoration, paramedical and specialities, and provides tailor-made solutions for a number of industrial applications. In its bid to become the preferred partner for smart film solutions in at least two global markets, it developed a collection stock of about 300 articles specifically for the stationery market in the form of the Peacock Collection, which is globally recognised.

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Available Assets

Goodwill rights in ‘Draka Polymer Films’ Brand

The Draka Polymer Films brand has a strong heritage and is well established as a manufacturer of vinyl. The brand has a global presence, operating in 59 countries and is applied within a variety of markets including stationery, tape, decoration, paramedical and specialities.

The Company also operates a globally recognized Stationery collection, called The Peacock Collection - ISO 9001-2008 certified.

Trade Mark

The Company has a registered trade mark (Application Number 000840504) which protects The Peacock Collection throughout the European Union.

Domains

The Company has over 20 plastic-related domain names, including plasticfantastic.net, plastic-fantastic.net, stationeryfoils.com and yourstationery.com. A domain name schedule is available upon request.

Chemical Formulations

The Company holds over 5,000 chemical formulations for products.

Customer Data

The Company has over 1,000 Active Customer Files, over 1,000 emails from customers who have opted in and 5,000 active emails from customers who have made a purchase.

Rights in Social Media Accounts

The Company has LinkedIn and Instagram accounts with 243 cumulative followers.

Sale Process

Offers for the Assets are due 7 November 2019 @ 12PM GMT.

Please contact Hilco Streambank to obtain an NDA and for more information regarding the sale process. A Bid Submission Form for submitting bids for the intellectual property assets is available on request.

Key Terms & Conditions

The bidder acknowledges that Hilco acts as an agent for Hilco Industrial who offer for sale only what right, title and interest the Company possesses in the assets. The information provided has not been verified by Hilco and bidders are deemed to have carried out their own due diligence.

VAT at 20% will be added to the price if applicable. Legal completion to occur within 5 business days of bid acceptance. Hilco Streambank's full Terms and Conditions apply. 

Contact Us

For further information about the sale process please contact the following Hilco Streambank representatives:

Interested Parties

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