Hengeler Mueller advises OCM/Oaktree on merger between Prime Office REITAG and OCM German Real Estate Holding AG

12. August 2013

Prime Office REIT-AG (Prime Office) and OCM German Real Estate Holding AG (OCM) entered into a business combination agreement and merger agreement on the merger of Prime Office as the transferring entity with OCM as the acquiring entity on 7 August 2013. By merging, Prime Office and OCM aim to create a leading German office property company that is focused on continued internal and external portfolio growth. The OCM shares shall become listed on the stock exchange. There are no plans for OCM to obtain REIT status after the merger has taken effect.

Prime Office is a leading listed property company with REIT status focused on investments and management of prime office properties in Germany. OCM is part of the portfolio of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., a globally active US investment company.

Hengeler Mueller advises OCM/Oaktree on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team includes partners Peter Weyland, Klaus-Dieter Stephan (both Corporate/M&A), Torsten Busch (Capital Markets) and Matthias Scheifele (Tax) (all Frankfurt) as well as senior associates Lars Voigt and Daniela Böning (both Frankfurt) and associates Christoph Trautrims, Thomas Lang, Stephan Hennrich, Martha Schlenk and Friederike Langguth (all Frankfurt).