Masterwork Group acquires 8.5 % stake in Heidelberger Druck
Heidelberg — Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has successfully completed a cash capital increase from authorized capital excluding the subscription rights of its shareholders. In accordance with the agreements reached, the new shares were subscribed by the Chinese company Masterwork Group Co. Ltd. As a result of the capital increase, Masterwork, as a strategic anchor investor, acquired a stake of around 8.5 % in Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.
Advisors to Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG: Hengeler Mueller
Hengeler Mueller advised Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG on the corporate and antitrust aspects of the transaction and assisted in the negotiations and preparation of the legal documentation. The partners Dr. Carsten Schapmann (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Andreas Austmann (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Christoph Stadler (Antitrust) (all Düsseldorf), Dr. Changfeng Tu (Corporate/M&A, Shanghai), the Counsel Dr. Christian Strothotte (Corporate/M&A), Patrick Wilkening (IP/M&A) and associates Dr. Adrian Cavin and Tianyuan Zhuang (both Corporate/M&A) (all Düsseldorf).
Advisor Masterwork Group: King & Wood Mallesons (KWM)
KWM Germany: Dr. Christian Cornett (Partner), Hui Zhao (Partner), Dr. Tilmann Becker(Counsel), Christian Ostermöller (Counsel), Heling Zhang (PSL)
KWM China: QingJun Jin (Partner), Jia Diyan (Partner), Du Ruoying (Associate), Xiaotong Zhao (Associate)