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CMS Hasche Sigle advises ThyssenKrupp on sale of Construction Group


Düsseldorf – ThyssenKrupp has sold the construction components business of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG. The buyer is strategic Irish investor Kingspan Group, which has signed an agreement with ThyssenKrupp to acquire its Construction Group. The deal is currently awaiting approval from the supervisory bodies and the competition authorities.

An international CMS team led by lead partner Dr Jürgen Frodermann advised ThyssenKrupp on all aspects of the transaction. The CMS experts worked closely with the inhouse team at ThyssenKrupp headed by Dr Christian von Halen, which also structured the prepared carve-out within the group.

ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe’s Construction Group offers architects, engineers, project managers and developers solutions for building with steel. The company is one of Europe's biggest suppliers of lightweight steel components. With some 780 employees, the Construction Group processes around 120,000 tons of steel and reported annual sales of EUR 315 million. The Construction Group comprises companies in Germany, Austria, Belgium, France and Hungary, as well as international sales companies.

Advisers CMS Hasche Sigle

Dr Jürgen Frodermann, Corporate, Lead Partner
Dr Ernst-Markus Schuberth, Corporate
Dr Sebastian Becker, LL.M., Corporate
Dr Barbara Bittmann, Employment & Pensions
Thomas Gerdel, LL.M., Tax
Markus Deck, IP
Dr Dietmar Rahlmeyer, Cartel Clearance
Ina Büchner, Corporate
Dr Susanne Mujan, LL.M., Employment & Pensions
Daniela Herget, Tax

CMS advisory team

Cedric Guyot de Mishaegen, CMS DeBacker, Belgium
Richard Bull, CMS Cameron McKenna, UK
Jean-Philippe Clément, CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre, France
Martika Jonk, CMS Derks Star Busmann, Netherlands
Mag. Johannes Trenkwalder, LL.M., CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz, Austria

Inhouse at ThyssenKrupp

Dr Christian von Halen, Project Manager Legal,
Dr. Thomas Lampert, LL.M., Cartel Clearing,
Dr Timo Lausberg, Corporate,
Klaus van den Woldenberg, Employment & Pensions

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