Hengeler Mueller advises KDG on cable networks acquisition

02. October 2007

Kabel Deutschland GmbH has signed an agreement with the Orion Group to acquire networks serving 1.2 million cable television subscribers located in eight German federal states. The transaction value amounts to € 585 million. Further, Kabel Deutschland GmbH has announced that it will tender its PrimaCom shares into the Orion offer.

Hengeler Mueller advised Kabel Deutschland GmbH on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team was led by partner Achim Herfs (Corporate/M&A, Munich) and included partners Emanuel P. Strehle (Corporate/M&A, Munich), Christoph Stadler (Competition, Düsseldorf) and Wolfgang Spoerr (Regulatory, Berlin) as well as associates Simon Patrick Link, Attila Oldag, Michael Riha, Anna Roberta Schwander (all Munich), Nicolas Kredel (Düsseldorf), Georg Nolte (Berlin) and Daniel Kress (Frankfurt).

The responsible in-house counsel at Kabel Deutschland GmbH was Dr. Christoph Clément.