Hengeler Mueller advises KKR on takeover of Versatel
19. May 2011
A holding company belonging to funds advised by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. has concluded agreements with the major shareholders of Versatel AG on the acquisition of their shares and announced a voluntary tender offer. Versatel AG is a leading German telecommunications provider.
Hengeler Mueller is advising KKR on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team is led by partners Bernd Wirbel and Maximilian Schiessl (both M&A) and includes partners Albrecht Conrad, Wolfgang Spoerr (both TMT), Nicolas Böhm (Corporate), Stefan Richter (Employee Participation), Heinrich Knepper (Financing), Christian Hoefs (Labour) and Martin Klein (Tax) as well as associates Dirk Busch, Christian Schwandtner, Henrik Humrich, Dennis Schlottmann, Fabian Seip, Nikolai Sokolov, Lars Kloster, Gunnar L. Schmüser, André Schneider, David Schneider, Robert Thamm, Sonnhild Draack, Nicole Hasselmann and Thomas Meyer.
Hengeler Mueller is working together with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (London) and Elvinger, Hoss & Prussen (Luxembourg) on this transaction.