First State makes public takeover offer for MVV Energie
Mannheim/ Munich / Frankfurt a. Main/ London — First State intends to acquire MVV Energie from EnBW and Rheinenergie. International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advised banks on the financing of the acquisition of a 45.1% stake in Mannheim-based energy supplier MVV Energie AG by international asset manager First State from EnBW and Rheinenergie and in connection with a public takeover offer.
Weil also advised BNP Paribas S.A. Germany Branch as the issuing bank of the financing confirmation for the tender offer.
Advisors to First State: Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
The German-English team was led by Banking Partners Dr. Wolfram Distler, photo (Frankfurt) and Paul Hibbert (London). Other team members were Partner Ludger Kempf (Tax Frankfurt), Counsel Dr. Heiner Drüke (Corporate Frankfurt), Ben Thompson (Banking London) and Associates Sebastian Brenner (Corporate), Markus Cejka (Banking) and Alisa Preissler (Tax, all Frankfurt) as well as Camille Jetzer (Banking London).