Hengeler Mueller advises Gerry Weber International AG on public share buy-back offer

12. March 2009

The publicly listed Gerry Weber International AG based in Halle/Westphalia, a globally operating fashion company, has repurchased about 1,442,000 own shares in the context of a voluntary public share buy-back offer. Due to great demand by shareholders for 13,323,393 shares, allotments were made in the amount of approximately 10.8 %. The offer was structured as a public offer to all shareholders in Germany and in the United States of America. The transaction was executed by Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. KGaA.

Hengeler Mueller has advised Gerry Weber International AG on the share buy-back offer and on the preparation of the offer document. The Hengeler Mueller team included the partners Matthias Blaum (Corporate) and Reinhold Ernst (Capital Markets/Corporate) as well as associate Eike Thomas Bicker (all Düsseldorf).