Hengeler Mueller advises KKR on Public Tender Offer for GfK SE

08. December 2016


Acceleratio Capital N.V., a holding company controlled by funds advised by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. ("KKR") announced on 8 December 2016 its intention to make a voluntary public tender offer for the shares of GfK SE. The offer price will be EUR 43,50 per share.

GfK SE is a leading global market research company, listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. By turning big data into smart data, GfK SE enables clients such as major advertisers, consumer goods manufacturers and broadcasters to improve their competitive edge and enrich consumers’ experiences and choices.

Hengeler Mueller advises KKR on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Maximilian Schiessl and Bernd Wirbel (both Corporate/M&A), Christian Schwandtner (Corporate), Alf-Henrik Bischke (Antitrust) (all Düsseldorf) as well as associates Matthias Cloppenburg, Tobias de Raet, Philipp Esser, Jesco Lindner, Marc Wetzig, Sjoerd van der Zwaag (all M&A) and Anja Balitzki (all Düsseldorf).