Hengeler Mueller advises Nordzucker on acquisition of Danisco Sugar
18. July 2008
On July 14, 2008 Nordzucker AG, one of Europe’s leading sugar producers, concluded an agreement with Danisco A/S (Copenhagen/Denmark) on the acquisition of Danisco Sugar A/S, in which Danisco Group’s sugar activities have so far been concentrated. The closing of the transaction is subject to the approval by the competent merger control authorities.
Hengeler Mueller has been advising Nordzucker AG on corporate and competition issues relative to the acquisition in Germany. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Jochen Burrichter (Competition, Düsseldorf), Wolfgang Meyer-Sparenberg (M&A/Corporate, Düsseldorf) and Dirk Uwer (Regulatory, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Sven Greulich, Thomas Rau, Christian Bürger (all Düsseldorf) and Hendrik Bockenheimer (Frankfurt).
Hengeler Mueller has been working on this transaction together with the Copenhagen law firm Bech-Bruun.