Masterwork Group acquires 8.5 % stake in Heidelberger Druck

Cate­gory: Deals
26. March 2019

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)


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