Hengeler Mueller advises Merrill Lynch on swap agreement with Schaeffler

15. August 2008

Schaeffler KG has made a voluntary public tender offer to the shareholders of Continental AG. In this context, Schaeffler announced that the bidder had concluded a swap agreement with Merrill Lynch International, within the scope of which a swap position relative to approx. 28% of Continental shares had been established.

Hengeler Mueller has been advising Merrill Lynch International on this swap agreement. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Maximilian Schiessl (Düsseldorf) and Bernd Wirbel (London) as well as associates Jens von Lackum, Andreas Löhdefink (both London), Christian Wentrup and Eva-Maria Wild (both Düsseldorf).