Hengeler Mueller advises Viessmann on acquisition of Schmack Biogas

16. December 2009

On 15 December 2009, the Viessmann Group submitted a binding offer for the purchase of major assets from Schmack Biogas Group’s operational business to the interim insolvency administrator of the Schmack Biogas Group companies. Following the opening of insolvency proceedings, the assets shall be transferred to the Viessmann Group by way of an asset deal. The committee of creditors has already agreed to the purchase with effect from 1 January 2010.

Hengeler Mueller has been advising the Viessmann Group on this transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team was led by partner Jochen Vetter (M&A/Corporate, Düsseldorf/Munich) and included partners Alf-Henrik Bischke (Competition, Brussels), Christian Hoefs (Labour, Frankfurt) and Dirk Uwer (Regulatory, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Thilo Fleck, Philipp Jansen, Helge Rieckhoff (all M&A/Corporate), Arne Lambrecht (IP), Marnie Silny (Regulatory) (all Düsseldorf) and Stephan Rudolph (Competition, Brussels).