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Freshfields advises LG Electronics and LG Corporation on its acquisition of Austria based ZKW group

The international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised one of the big South Korean "chaebol" conglomerates LG Electronics and LG Corporation on its acquisition of Austria based ZKW group for EUR 1.1bn (equity value).

The mandate was accompanied by international sites in Vienna, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Brussels and Beijing. The advisory team – under the lead of Freshfields partner Dr. Konrad Gröller (Vienna) and Dr. Heiner Braun (Frankfurt) – includes around 40 lawyers.

The advisory team of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer includes: Dr. Heiner Braun (Frankfurt), Dr. Konrad Gröller (Vienna), Konstantin von Richthofen (Berlin), Dr. Lars Meyer (Frankfurt), Dr. Tatjana Krutzler (Vienna), Dr. Eva-Maria Hoyler (Berlin), Dr. Sandra Gutmann (Vienna) and Maria Tumpel (Vienna).

Tax law: Dr. Martin Schiessl, Andre Happel, Dr. Leonard Kirscht (all Frankfurt), Prof. Dr. Claus Staringer, Dr. Lukas Mechtler (both Vienna)

ACT: Dr. Katrin Gassner, Katharina Gebauer (both Düsseldorf), Aaron Green und Donghao Cui (both Brussels), Ninette Dodoo (Beijing)

Due Diligence: Dr. Karin Buzanich-Sommeregger, Leonhard Prasser (both Vienna, PaR), Dr. Felix Neuwirther, Dr. Johannes Samaan, Thomas Deutinger, Filip Peric (all Vienna, Real Estate), Dr. Lukas Bauer, Dr. Andreas Huber (both Vienna, EPR), Dr. Christof Pöchhacker, Matthias Hofer (both Vienna, IP), Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, Dr. Stephan Dorn (both Düsseldorf, IP), Mathias Lehner, Michael Isak (both Vienna, Finance), Georg Lübbehüsen (Frankfurt, Finance), Dr. Gernot Fritz, Lukas Treichl (both Vienna, TMT), Daniel Lungenschmid, Stephan Rödler (both Vienna, Corporate), Anahit Gasparyan, Eileen Siemer (both Frankfurt, Corporate)

Lee & Ko (Seoul): Jang Hyuk Yeo (Corporate/M&A)

The Freshfields team was led by: