Hengeler Mueller advises Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on sale of "Märkische Allgemeine"
21. November 2011
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung GmbH has sold its 100% shareholding in Märkische Verlags- und Druck-Gesellschaft mbH Potsdam (MVD) to the media group Madsack. MVD publishes the Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung, with an average of 142.552 sold copies the largest subscription newspaper in the regional state of Brandenburg. The transaction is subject to approval by the German Federal Cartel Office.
Hengeler Mueller has advised Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung GmbH on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Joachim Rosengarten (M&A), Horst Satzky (Antitrust) and Ernst-Thomas Kraft (Tax) (all Frankfurt).