Jerónimo Martins acquires Plus supermarkets

09. January 2008

In December 2007, the Portuguese company, Jerónimo Martins, signed an agreement with Tengelmann Group to acquire the operational business of Plus in Poland and 174.

Hengeler Mueller advised Jerónimo Martins on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team was lead by partners Nicolas Böhm and Kai-Steffen Scholz (M&A, Berlin) and included partners Stefan Richter (M&A, Berlin) and Martin Klein (Tax, Frankfurt) as well as associates Alexander Bornemann, Matthias Wittschen, Falko Dittmar and Alexandra Rullen (all Berlin), Mathias Link (Frankfurt) and Laura Sophie Gravenhorst (Düsseldorf).

Hengeler Mueller worked on this transaction in an integrated team together with the law firm Uría Menéndez, Lisbon (lead partner: Francisco Sá Carneiro) as well as with the Polish law firm Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak (lead partner: Andrzej Szlęzak).

Responsible for this transaction within the in-house legal department of Jerónimo Martins was general counsel António Neto Alves.