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CMS Hasche Sigle advises Mayfair on its participation in Puma

17/05/2005

CMS Hasche Sigle advised Beteiligungs- und Vermögensverwaltungsgesellschaft Mayfair on the acquisition of 16.9% of the shares in the Herzogenaurach sports group Puma. The acquisition of the 2.82 million Puma shares has made Mayfair the largest individual shareholder. A share of 9.78% is still subject to the consent of the cartel office. 
Led by Hamburg partner Dr Christian von Lenthe (corporate), partners Dr Henrik Drinkuth (capital markets) and Dr Tim Reher (competition) advised on the acquisition. 
Contact CMS Hasche Sigle: 
Dr Christian von Lenthe 
Tel.: +49 (0) 40 / 37630-0 
E-mail: [email protected] 
Background 
CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 420 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. 
CMS Hasche Sigle operates at all the major business centres. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow, Prague and Shanghai. 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading European law firms. With over 575 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 3,800 support staff we advise our clients in 24 countries in and outside Europe on legal and tax issues. 
Local strength and legal tax advice tailored to the requirements of the market combined with a substantial amount of business and organisational integration form the basis for high-quality international legal advice. 
In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Klainguti Stettler Wille (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 24 countries in Western and Central Europe, North and South America, Asia and North Africa. 
For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see www.cmslegal.com .