Freshfields and Hengeler lead as CVC seals €3.1bn German buyout

Freedman, Joshua
April 2013
Lawyer (Online Edition);4/19/2013, p1
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The article reports on the move of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Hengeler Mueller to lead on CVC Capital Partners Ltd.'s acquisition of energy metering group Ista from Charterhouse Capital Partners. It states that the acquisition will make CVC acquire a majority stake in Ista after holding interest in the company since 2003. It also mentions that the acquisition is the largest buyout in Germany since the acquisition of Xella.


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