28 June – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Allen & Overy is advising Morgan Stanley on the €15.4 billion exchange offer for HypoVereinsbank by Unicredito. Morgan Stanley is acting as exchange agent for Unicredito and, in such capacity, will handle the settlement of the offer. Allen & Overy is advising Morgan Stanley under German and Italian law.
The Allen & Overy team includes partners Dr Hartmut Krause, Dr Oliver Seiler (Frankfurt) and Roberto Donnini (Rome) as well as Isabell Köpfer, Matthias Horn (Frankfurt), Francesca Turitto, Stefano Cusmai (Rome) and Paola Leocani (Milan).
Hartmut Krause comments: “After the takeover of Celanese, the German chemical group, Morgan Stanley instructed us again to advise on this large cross-border takeover. We are delighted that Morgan Stanley relies on our expertise in relation to the complex legal issues of the proposed exchange offer.”
Roberto Donnini adds: “As a closely integrated international practice, we are ideally placed to advise on complex cross-border transactions. Our international teams are characterised by their strong working-relationships and the ability to deliver high quality work in a very short timeframe.”
For further information please contact Dr Hartmut Krause ([email protected]) on +49 69 2648 5782 or Roberto Donnini [email protected]) on +39 06 684 271 or Jo Shepherd ([email protected]) in London on +44 20 7330 2195.