CWS International’s Acquisition of Specialised Sterile Environments Limited

Beauchamps assisted CWS International GmbH on its acquisition of Specialised Sterile Environments Ltd.

CWS International GmbH, the German based services group, has acquired Specialised Sterile Environments Ltd. (SSE), an Irish company specialised in Cleanroom cleaning, decontamination and hygiene services to the Irish Pharma and Medtech industry.

The deal was closed on 31st August 2021 for an undisclosed sum.

This further expands CWS’s international portfolio in cleaning and decontamination services in the highly specialised cleanroom segment and contributes to the company’s sustainable growth strategy.

CWS Cleanrooms is part of the €1.3 billion CWS Group and is Europe’s foremost provider of complete cleanroom solutions.

Specialised Sterile Environments is an established cleanroom cleaning and decontamination business, providing cleanroom cleaning, decontamination and hygiene services to the Irish Pharma and Medical Device industry. The company was established in 2003 by Mary Connell and currently employs a staff of 350 trained to work in regulated cleanroom environments. 

CWS is a brand of CWS International GmbH headquartered near  Dusseldorf, Germany. The group currently employs 11,000 people in 15 countries. 

The Beauchamps team was led by Ainsley Heffernan  (Picture) and supported by Deirdre Cahill, Paul Gough, Maureen Daly and Daire Russell.

Involved fees earner: Deirdre Cahill – Beauchamps Solicitors; Maureen Daly – Beauchamps Solicitors; Paul Gough – Beauchamps Solicitors; Ainsley Heffernan – Beauchamps Solicitors; Daire Russell – Beauchamps Solicitors;

Law Firms: Beauchamps Solicitors;

Clients: CWS International GmbH;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler