Hengeler Mueller advises Oddo&Cie on regulatory aspects of indirect acquisition of BHF-Bank

05. February 2016

Through its take-over of BHF Kleinwort Benson Group S.A. Oddo & Cie, Paris, (“Oddo”) is indirectly acquiring BHF-Bank, a leading German private bank with international branches in Luxembourg, Switzerland, the UAE, Egypt and Vietnam. Oddo is an independent Franco-German financial services group active in investment banking and capital management. 60% of Oddo Group’s capital are held by the Oddo family and over 30% by Oddo employees.

Hengeler Mueller advised Oddo on regulatory and merger control issues of this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Hendrik Haag (Regulatory, Frankfurt) and Markus Röhrig (Merger Control, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Andreas Lischka, Jochen Schnepper (both Regulatory, Frankfurt) and Malcom TiffinRichards (Merger Control, Brussels).