Hengeler Mueller advises Schneider Electric on acquisition of RIB

14. February 2020

On 13 February 2020 Schneider Electric announced its intention to launch a public tender offer to the shareholders of RIB Software SE (RIB). RIB creates, develops and offers digital technologies for construction enterprises and projects across various industries worldwide. The terms of the offer value the target company at a total of approx. EUR 1.4bn.

Hengeler Mueller advises Schneider Electric on the transaction. The team is led by partners Maximilian Schiessl and Bernd Wirbel (both M&A, Düsseldorf) and includes partners Christian Hoefs (Employment, Frankfurt), Christoph Stadler (Antitrust, Düsseldorf) and Matthias Scheifele (Tax, Munich), counsel Patrick Wilkening (IP/IT) as well as associates Barbara Boytinck, Mike Steffen, Maxi Ludwig, Tianyuan Zhuang (all Düsseldorf), Anja Höfelmeier, Niklas Bettien (both Berlin) (all M&A), Anne Sophie Etzkorn (Frankfurt), Vicki Treibmann (Düsseldorf) (both Employment) and Malte Frank (Antitrust, Berlin).