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CMS Hasche Sigle advises Syscore GmbH on acquisition of Berlin Heart AG

12/10/2006

Syscore GmbH, a family office company of Sylvia Ströher, has acquired all the shares in Berlin Heart AG.

Berlin Heart AG is the European market leader for cardiac support systems and last year generated sales of almost EUR 15 million with a workforce of 130.
In Syscore the company has found an investor for expansion in growth area medical technology. The domicile of the company will stay in Berlin and the existing cooperation with the German Heart Centre will be expanded. Details of the purchase price were not disclosed.

Syscore GmbH was advised on this transaction by a team of lawyers from the Frankfurt office of CMS Hasche Sigle headed by partners Dr Martin Bell and Dr Heike Wagner.

Advisers to Syscore GmbH

CMS Hasche Sigle
Dr Martin Bell, Dr Heike Wagner, partners, (lead, M&A), Frankfurt
Dr Joachim Dietrich, Till Liebau (both corporate), Frankfurt
Anja Dombrowsky (employment), Frankfurt
Dr Jens Wagner (IP), Hamburg
Martin Beckmann (technology), Berlin


Contact CMS Hasche Sigle:

Dr Heike Wagner
Tel.:+49 (0) 69 / 7 17 01-322
E-mail: [email protected]

About CMS Hasche Sigle:

CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 450 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 595 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 4,200 support staff we advise our clients at commercial locations in 47 business centres in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues.

Local strength, legal and 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 LLP (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Henrici (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 23 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 http:// www.cmslegal.com .