Hengeler Mueller advises Foot Locker on acquisition of Runners Point Group

10. May 2013

Foot Locker, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Runners Point Warenhandelsgesellschaft mbH from HANNOVER Finanz. The transaction is subject to merger control approval in Germany.

Foot Locker, Inc. is a listed New York-based specialty athletic retailer. Runners Point Warenhandelsgesellschaft mbH operates specialty athletic stores and an online retailer based in Recklinghausen, Germany.

Hengeler Mueller advised Foot Locker on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Georg A Frowein, Joachim Rosengarten (both M&A, Frankfurt), Alf-Henrik Bischke (Competition, Düsseldorf), Martin Klein (Tax), Christian Hoefs (Labour) and counsel Susan Kempe-Müller (IP) (all Frankfurt) as well as senior associates Lucina Berger, Lars Voigt, Hendrik Bockenheimer (all Frankfurt), Sebastian Brack (Berlin) and associates Matthias Löhle, Friedericke Langguth, Christoph Allmendinger, Christoph Trautrims, Martin Mohr (all Frankfurt).