DLA Piper has advised the Haas Group, an Austrian wafer, biscuits, and confectionery production company, on the sale of the company, which is headquartered in Austria, to Switzerland's Buhler AG. The buyer was represented by Binder Groesswang and Zurich-based Homburger.
Buhler AG is a technology group that processes grains, rice, cocoa, coffee, and other raw materials, as well as operating as a solution provider of die-casting and surface-coating technologies in high-volume application areas such as automotive, optics, and inks.
The DLA Piper team was led by Vienna-based Partner Christoph Mager and included lawyers from DLA Piper offices in Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and United States, as well as DLA Piper's cooperation partners in Brazil, Campos Mello Advogados.
The firm's Ukrainian team was led by Partner Galyna Zagorodniuk, with support from Associate Andrii Zhupanyn.
Binder Groesswang's team included Partners Florian Khol and Christian Wimpissinger, Attorney at Law Hemma Parsche, and Associate Christoph Schober.