20 December – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Allen & Overy has advised LNR Europe Investors (a Cerberus Group company) on the takeover of a 75.66% majority interest in the listed real property company Anterra Vermögensverwaltungs-AG. The shares were owned by Pfersee Kolbermoor GmbH & Co KG and the transfer was completed on 16 December 2005.
The Allen & Overy team was led by Hamburg partner Dr Hans Schoneweg with the support of partner Dr Ellen Braun (Antitrust) and associates Christine Bader (Antitrust), Malte-Matthias Holthaus, Katharina Brinks (both Corporate), Cornelia Drenckhahn (Employment law), Dr Isabell Koepfer (Public law) and Dr Norbert Wiederholt (Banking). In addition, Frankfurt partner Dr Asmus Mihm and Counsel Dr Martin Bünning (both Tax) were involved in the transaction.
Dr Hans Schoneweg comments: “We are delighted to have been chosen, for the first time, to advise a company owned by Cerberus Group in Germany and that this transaction has given us the opportunity to emphasise our strength in the private equity market.”