Hengeler Mueller advises KKR on sale of 25.1% stake in HENSOLDT to KfW

30. March 2021

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) acquires, based on a mandate of the German Federal Government, a 25.1% stake in HENSOLDT AG from a holding company of investment funds advised by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR). The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

Hengeler Mueller advises KKR on the transaction. The team is led by partner Christian Schwandtner (Corporate/M&A) and includes partners Katharina Hesse (M&A/Regulatory), Dirk Uwer (Regulatory), Alf-Henrik Bischke (Merger Control) (all Düsseldorf) and Hans-Jörg Niemeyer (State Aid and Subsidies, Brussels) as well as associates Anja Balitzki (Merger Control), Hanna Gotta, Tobias Schneiders, Maximilian Hermans (all Corporate/M&A), Thomas Ruthemeyer (Regulatory) (all Düsseldorf) and Lukas Ritzenhoff (State Aid and Subsidies, Brussels).

Hengeler Mueller had also advised HENSOLDT and KKR on the IPO of HENSOLDT in September 2020.