Hengeler Mueller has advised Muhr und Bender on the acquisition of RUAG International Holding’s aerostructures activities in Oberpfaffenhofen and Eger. Baker McKenzie, and reportedly Pestalozzi, advised RUAG International Holding. Reportedly, Lakatos, Koves & Partners and Novalex advised Muhr und Bender as well.
The transaction is contingent on regulatory approval.
According to Hengeler Mueller, “Mubea with its headquarters in Attendorn, Germany, is a lightweight specialist for automotive and aerospace components. As part of a strategic development, Mubea is taking over approximately 1000 employees at the German production site in Oberpfaffenhofen and the Hungarian production site in Eger. Both sites will generate sales of approximately EUR 200 million in 2023.”
The Hengeler Mueller team included lawyers in Berlin, Munich, Brussels, and Frankfurt.
The Baker McKenzie team included Budapest-based Managing Partner Akos Fehervary, Associates Daniel Orosz and Dominik Csacsu, and Junior Associate Gabor Hajduk as well as further team members in Munich.
Editor's Note: After this article was published, Lakatos, Koves & Partners confirmed it had advised Muhr und Bender as well. The firm's team included Partner Adam Mattyus, Counsel Pal Rahoty, Senior Lawyer Nora Szigeti, and Lawyer Kornel Dirner.