Hengeler Mueller advises Deutsche Telekom AG on sale of 70% of Scout24 to Hellman & Friedman

22. November 2013

Deutsche Telekom AG announced the signing of an agreement to sell a 70% stake in Scout24 Holding GmbH to Hellman & Friedman. Deutsche Telekom will retain a 30% stake in the Scout24 group.

Hengeler Mueller is advising Deutsche Telekom on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team is led by partners Christof Jäckle (Frankfurt) and Emanuel P. Strehle (Munich) (both M&A), and includes partners Johannes Tieves (Financing), Ernst-Thomas Kraft (Tax) and Christian Hoefs (HR) (all Frankfurt), counsels Iris Paetzke (Berlin), Andrea Schlaffge (Düsseldorf) and Attila Oldag (Munich, in different law firm since July) as well as associates Fabian Seip (Berlin), Benjamin E. Leyendecker-Langner (Munich), Thomas Lang (Frankfurt), Astrid Harmsen and Matthias Rothkopf (both Düsseldorf), Anna Schulz, Robert Kilian (both Berlin) and Thomas Krawitz (Munich).

Responsible for this transaction within Deutsche Telekom’s in-house legal department are Dr. Axel Lützner, Dr. Jörn Biederbick (both M&A), Dr. Christian Dorenkamp (Tax) and Dr. Hilmar Leonhardt (Merger Control).