An integrated team from global law firm Reed Smith, led by Dr Octávio de Sousa, has advised the owners of Schiller Fleisch Group on the sale to private equity investor HANNOVER Finanz. The legal advice contained all aspects of the transaction, including corporate, finance, tax, and labour and employment law.
Schiller Fleisch is a specialized distributor for premium meat with customers all over Europe and has a market-leading position in the area of “roast beef.”
For more than 35 years, the HANNOVER Finanz Group has been a sought-after private equity partner for medium-sized enterprises in all industries. The private equity company, based in Hanover and Vienna and founded in 1979, was one of the first providers of venture capital in Germany.
Advisor to Schiller Fleisch Group:
Reed Smith: partners Dr Octávio de Sousa (deal lead; corporate/M&A), Rolf Hünermann (corporate/M&A), Dirk-Peter Flor (finance), Thomas Gierath (tax) and Dr Marc Spielberger (labour and employment); as well as associates Maximilian Santüns and Julia Fuchs (corporate/M&A)
Advisor to HANNOVER Finanz:
Inhouse (Hannover): Dr. Christina Silberberger (general counsel, deal lead)
Deloitte Legal (Hannover): Dr. Harald Stang (corporate), Felix Skala, LL.M. (antitrust, Hamburg), Dr. Georgios Burmeister (corporate), Johannes Passas (real estate), Claus Wilker (labour and employment) and Katharina Zickermann (antitrust, Hamburg)
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