Hogan Lovells has advised the Gothaer Group on the sale of its Polish subsidiary, Gothaer Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen, to the Vienna Insurance Group. DeBenedetti Majewski Szczesniak advised Vienna Insurance Group on the deal.
According to Hogan Lovells, the Gothaer Group acquired Gothaer Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen ("Gothaer TU") in 2010. Since then Gothaer TU has increased its premium volume by 30 percent. The Gothaer Group plans to focus on its core business in Germany going forward.
The Hogan Lovells team was led by Dusseldorf Partner Christoph Louven and Counsel Guido Brockhausen. The Dusseldorf-based team also included Partners Martin Sur and Marcus Schreibauer, Of Counsel Alexander Loos, Counsel Petra Malsbenden, Senior Associates Sarah-Lena Kreutzmann and Sebastian Faust, and Associates Jan Philipp Sparenberg, Kathrin Fey, and Alexander Wiese. The firm's team in Warsaw consisted of Partners Beata Balas-Noszczyk, Andrzej Debiec, and Marek Wroniak, Counsels Tomasz Zak and Dorota Walerjan, and Senior Associate Maryla Surowiec.
The DMS team was led by Partner Bartosz Bagienski, supported by Senior Associate Magdalena Malocha and Junior Associates Anna Pszczolkowska and Krzysztof Sowinski.