Hengeler Mueller advises Software AG on public takeover offer for IDS Scheer
14. July 2009
On July 13, 2009, Software AG announced its intention to submit, by way of its 100% subsidiary SAG Beteiligungs GmbH, a voluntary public takeover offer for all outstanding shares in IDS Scheer AG. The merger looks to establish a new global player in infrastructure software and Business Process Management. The transaction value amounts to approx. € 487 million.
Hengeler Mueller is advising Software AG on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Klaus-Dieter Stephan, Karsten Schmidt-Hern (both Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt), Emanuel P. Strehle (Corporate/M&A, Munich), Hendrik Haag (Financing, Frankfurt), Horst Satzky (Competition, Frankfurt), Alf-Henrik Bischke (Competition, Brüssel) and Carsten van de Sande (IP/IT, Frankfurt), counsel Axel Gehringer (Financing, Frankfurt) as well as associates Nikolaus Vieten, Andreas Löhdefink, Karl Thomas Koenen, Boris Kasten, Manuel Zandt (all Frankfurt) and Christian Schröder (Düsseldorf).