Hengeler Mueller advises Covestro on capital increase in connection with the acquisition of Royal DSM's Resins & Functional Materials business

15. October 2020

Covestro has successfully completed the capital increase envisaged in connection with the announced acquisition of Royal DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials (RFM) business. As part of the capital increase, 10,200,000 new shares were placed with institutional investors in an accelerated bookbuilding process. The EUR 447 million gross proceeds will be used to finance part of the announced EUR 1.61 billion acquisition.

Following the advice on the acquisition financing (partner Johannes Tieves and team), Hengeler Mueller advised Covestro now also on the capital increase. The team included partners Alexander Rang (Capital Markets, Frankfurt) and Simon Patrick Link (Corporate, Munich) as well as associates Thomas Daniel Weierer, Viola de Blecourt (both Corporate/Capital Markets, Munich) and Henrik Gildehaus (Capital Markets, Frankfurt).