LAWFUEL – The Law Firm News – The international law firm Clifford Chance advised the Tommy Hilfiger Group on the acquisition of the licensee Tommy Hilfiger Footwear Europe GmbH, Osnabrück (Germany), from Hamm Shoe & Accessories Company Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG. The parties have agreed not to disclose any details of the purchase price. The deal is subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities.
Tommy Hilfiger Footwear has been represented on the European market since 2002 under a licence agreement concluded with Hamm Shoe & Accessories Company. Tommy Hilfiger is backed by the private equity investor Apax Partners.
The Clifford Chance team was led by partner Dr. Bernd Meyer-Witting and associate Joachim Hasselbach (both Corporate, Frankfurt) and included partner Berndt Hess (Antitrust, Frankfurt), partner Nicole Engesser Means and associate Lars Hinrichs (both Employment, Frankfurt), as well as partner Dr. David Elshorst (Real Estate, Frankfurt) and associates Cord von Mandelsloh (Tax, Düsseldorf) and Michael Heise (Corporate, Frankfurt).