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Hengeler Mueller

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No. of offices  6
Headquarters  Frankfurt, Germany
Number of attorneys  232 (2011)
No. of attorneys  232 (2011)
Founded  1990
Number of offices  6
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Major practice areas  M&A, commercial law, structured finance
Key people  Hans Hengeler, Rudolf Mueller
Revenue  €210 million (2011, estimated)
Date founded  1990 (merger); (1901 Düsseldorf, 1947 Frankfurt)

Hengeler Mueller is a German law firm of about 240 lawyers, 86 of whom are partners. The firm maintains offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Brussels and London. The firm was created in 1990 when Hengeler Kurth Wirtz (founded 1901 in Düsseldorf) and Mueller Weitzel Weisner (founded 1947 in Frankfurt) merged. It has been recognized in the top tier of firms in the fields of mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, finance, private equity and structured finance, particularly in synthetic securitization. The firm maintains strong ties with Slaughter and May (United Kingdom), Bonelli Erede Pappalardo (Italy), Bredin Prat (France), De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (the Netherlands) and Uría Menéndez (Spain). The firm's revenues were €157.85 million in 2006.

Notable mandates

  • First ever public takeover bid in Germany, advising Texaco on the acquisition of Deutsche Erdöl-Aktiengesellschaft (1966).
  • Represented Deutsche Telekom in its €5.5 billion disposal of cable regions to US-based Liberty Media.
  • Local counsel to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts in its €1.69 billion acquisition of metering and ceramics divisions from Siemens.
  • KfW, the German government-owned development bank in a number of bond and notes offers.
  • Issuer counsel along with Slaughter & May to €7 billion initial public offering of Siemens's car parts division.
  • Represented Deutsche Bank against a €2 billion damages claim by Kirch Group.
  • References

    Hengeler Mueller Wikipedia


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