Hengeler Mueller advises MeinFernbus on merger with FlixBus
12. January 2015
MeinFernbus and FlixBus today announced that they have agreed to merge. The two biggest long-distance bus startups will combine their national long-distance bus routes within the next months into an extensive service aiming to offer a long-distance bus network throughout Europe. General Atlantic is supporting the merger as venture capital provider. Further investors include the former FlixBus shareholders Holtzbrinck Ventures and UnternehmerTUM. MFB MeinFernbus GmbH was founded in Berlin, FlixBus GmbH was founded in Munich.
Hengeler Mueller advised MeinFernbus and its shareholders on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team was led by partner Nicolas Böhm and included partners Jens Wenzel (both Corporate/M&A, Berlin), Martin Klein (Tax, Frankfurt), Thorsten Mäger (Competition, Düsseldorf), Christian Hoefs (Labour, Frankfurt), counsels Mathias Link (Tax, Frankfurt) and Fabian Seip (IP, Berlin) as well as associates Nadine Hartung, Torsten Göcke and David Huthmacher (all Corporate/M&A, Berlin), Steffen Neumann (Tax, Frankfurt) and Christoph Wilken (Competition, Düsseldorf).