Hengeler Mueller advises Schönes Leben Group on acquisition of compassio

14. December 2017

Schönes Leben Group, held by the Dutch private equity company Waterland Private Equity, today announced that it has purchased Ulm-based care specialist compassio. compassio is an operator of currently 28 care homes for elderly people with 3,058 spaces in southern Germany. The acquisition has taken the recently established Schönes Leben Group on its first steps towards becoming an platform for retirement care, new ways of living for older people and innovative packages for retirees from the age of 65. The acquisition is subject to the approval of the German antitrust authorities.

Hengeler Mueller is advising Schönes Leben Group on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team is led by partner Alexander Nolte (M&A, Düsseldorf) and includes partners Hendrik Bockenheimer (Labour, Frankfurt), Thorsten Mäger (Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Matthias Scheifele (Tax, Munich), Christian Schwandtner (Management Participation), Dirk Uwer (Health Care/Public Law) (both Düsseldorf), Nikolaus Vieten, Daniela Böning (both Financing, Frankfurt), counsel Peter Dampf (Financing, Frankfurt), Gunther Wagner (Tax, Munich) as well as associates Mauritz Rogier (M&A, Düsseldorf), Sonnhild Draack, Katharina Gebhardt (both Labour, Frankfurt), Konrad Rotthege (Real Estate, London), Michael Schramm, (Health Care/Public Law, Düsseldorf) and Christoph Wilken (Antitrust, Düsseldorf).