Hengeler Mueller advises Fresenius on acquisition of Rhön-Klinikum AG by public tender offer

26. April 2012

Fresenius announced today its intention to make a voluntary public takeover offer to Rhön-Klinikum AG shareholders. The total purchase price for all outstanding shares in the company amounts to approximately EUR 3.1 bn. Rhön-Klinikum AG is one of Germany’s largest private hospital operators, with reported sales of EUR 2.6 bn and net income of EUR 161 m in 2011. The public tender offer will be submitted by FPS Beteiligungs AG, an indirect subsidiary of Fresenius.

Hengeler Mueller advises Fresenius on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Rainer Krause, Bernd Wirbel and Oliver Rieckers (Corporate/M&A, all Düsseldorf), Ernst-Thomas Kraft (Tax, Frankfurt), Wolfgang Spoerr (Healthcare, Berlin), counsel Katharina Wodarz (Healthcare, Berlin) and Mathias Link (Tax, Frankfurt) as well as associates Mikolaj Pogorzelski, Matthias Cloppenburg, Benjamin Leyendecker and Thomas Meyer (all Düsseldorf).