Hengeler Mueller advises METRO on takeover of Wal-Mart hypermarkets

31. July 2006

METRO AG has acquired all 85 hypermarkets from Wal-Mart in Germany, including related real estate assets.

Hengeler Mueller advised METRO AG on this transaction. Advice was provided by partners Andreas Austmann, Georg Seyfarth (both M&A), Frank Burmeister (M&A, Real Estate) and associates Martin Rothfuchs, Christian Horn and Armin Göhring.

Rolf Giebeler, Head of the Legal Department of METRO AG, and Jörn Klöckener were the responsible in-house counsels for this transaction.