Hengeler Mueller advises DIA on acquisition of Schlecker stores in Spain and Portugal

28. September 2012

Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación, DIA, headquartered in Spain, has announced to acquire the operational business of Schlecker Group in Spain and Portugal consisting of a commercial network of 1,127 stores in Spain, 41 stores in Portugal as well as four distribution centres.

Hengeler Mueller has advised DIA in an integrated team together with the Spanish law firm Uría Menéndez.

The Hengeler Mueller team included partner Gerd Sassenrath (M&A/Corporate/Restructuring), counsel Andrea Schlaffge (IP) as well as senior associates Maurice Séché (M&A/Corporate/Restructuring) and Astrid Harmsen (IP) (all Düsseldorf).