Hengeler Mueller advises Random House on acquisition of Prestel

13. June 2008

The publishing group Random House (Bertelsmann) has acquired with immeditate effect the Prestel Verlag (publisher based in Munich) from the shareholders Martin Dort, Johannes Heyne and Jürgen Krieger. The transaction is subject to approval by the German Federal Cartel Office.

Hengeler Mueller advised Random House on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team included partner Gerhard Lang (Corporate/M&A) as well as associate Attila Oldag (both Munich).