First State makes public takeover offer for MVV Energie

7. July 2020

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).

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