Hengeler Mueller advises RTL Group on sale of UFA Sports to Lagardère Unlimited Germany
11. May 2015
RTL Group decided to sell its subsidiary UFA Sports to Lagardère Unlimited Germany. UFA Sports is an internationally active sports marketing agency with its headquarters based in Hamburg. Lagardère Unlimited Germany is a subsidiary of Lagardère Unlimited, the sports and entertainment division of the French media group Lagardère. The acquisition of UFA Sports is still subject to approval of the German antitrust authorities. Hengeler Mueller advised RTL Group on the transaction.
The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Bernd Wirbel (M&A, Düsseldorf), Martin Klein (Tax, Frankfurt) AlfHenrik Bischke (Antitrust, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Dominik B. Heß, Florian Hassner (both M&A), Christoph Wilken (Antitrust) (all Düsseldorf) and Martin T. Mohr (Tax, Frankfurt).