Hengeler Mueller advises Puma on takeover

10. April 2007

The French PPR Group has announced the acquisition of a 27.1 per cent stake in Puma AG, a sport and lifestyle company, from the Hamburg family Herz and the intent to launch a public takeover offer.

Hengeler Mueller is advising both management and supervisory board of Puma AG on this transaction and on the shareholders’ meeting on April 11, 2007. Advice is being provided by partners Wolfgang Grobecker, Maximilian Schiessl, Hans-Jörg Ziegenhain (all Corporate/M&A) and Christoph Stadler (Competition) as well as associates Friedrich Wenzel Bulst, Simon Patrick Link, Viola Sailer, Christian Wentrup and Christian Tobias Zentner.