Noerr has advised oil and gas company MOL on its acquisition of the Hungarian operating company of Marche. Baker McKenzie Zurich reportedly advised the seller, Marche International.
MOL takes over the nine motorway restaurants in Hungary previously operated by Marche, a Swiss global catering company with over 170 sites in eight countries in Europe and Asia. The acquisition remains contingent on Competition Authority approval.
Noerr's team was led by Counsels Akos Bajorfi and Akos Mates-Lanyi and included Partner Zoltan Nadasdy, Associate Ildiko Angeli, and Junior Associate Esztella Cseh.
MOL's in-house team was led by Head of M&A Andras Banyai and Head of M&A Legal David Imre and included M&A Project Expert Angela Kopf and Legal Lecturer Attila Schmidt.
Baker McKenzie's team was led by Zurich-based Partners Pascal Richard and Martin Furrer.
Editor's Note: After this article was published, CEE Legal Matters learned that Baker McKenzie's team included, in Vienna, Partner Gerhard Hermann and Associate Armin Assadi, in Hungary, Associate Daniel Orosz, and in Switzerland, Associate Ramon Tissafi and Julia Schieber.