Hengeler Mueller advises Pacific Andes on acquisition of Icelandic Group’s operations

09. June 2011

A consortium of investors led by Pacific Andes signed an agreement with Icelandic Group on 1 June 2011 on the acquisition of its operations in France and Germany.

Listed in Hong Kong since 1994, Pacific Andes International Holdings Ltd. is a leading global supplier of fish and fish products.

Hengeler Mueller has advised Pacific Andes on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Klaus-Dieter Stephan, Karsten Schmidt-Hern (both Corporate/M&A), Christian Hoefs (Labour) (all Frankfurt) and Markus Röhrig (Competition, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Matthias Lack, Fabian Osswald (both Corporate/M&A), Sonnhild Draack (Labour) (all Frankfurt) and Marcel Nuys (Competition, Düsseldorf).

Hengeler Mueller was assisted on this transaction by Bredin Prat (France; Alexander Blackburn, Noémie Tuil), Slaughter and May (UK; Simon Nicholls, Jonathan Edwards, Harry Coghill) and LEX (Iceland; Ólafur Haraldsson, Helgi Þór Þorsteinsson).