Noerr has advised Merkur Sportwetten, a member of the Gauselmann Group, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Totolotek, a member of the Intralot Group. Totolotek was advised by Dubois & Wspolnicy.
Merkur Sportwetten is a sports betting business with operations in Germany, Austria, Denmark, and Belgium. Totolotek has approximately 7.3% of the Polish betting market and over 250 distribution points.
The Warsaw-based Noerr team was led by Associated Partner Ludomir Biedecki and included Associates Wojciech Nowosad, Tomasz Garncarek, Joanna Szacinska, and Mateusz Slodczyk.
The Dubois & Wspolnicy team included Counsel Szymon Chmielewski and Attorney at Law Kamil Rudo.