Hengeler Mueller advises Omnicare Holding on sale of majority stake in Omnicare group to Equistone

Equistone Partners Europe ("Equistone")
acquires a majority stake in Omnicare group, a German pharmaceutical
wholesaler. Seller is Omnicare Holding, in which a consortium of shareholders
is bundled. It will retain a significant stake in the company. The acquisition
is subject to approval by antitrust authorities.

Hengeler Mueller advises the sell-side on the
transaction. The team is led by partner Emanuel Strehle (Munich) and includes
partners Jens Wenzel (Berlin) (both M&A/Private Equity), Simon Patrick Link
(Corporate), Matthias Scheifele (Tax) (both Munich), Alf-Henrik Bischke
(Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Hendrik Bockenheimer (Employment), Daniela Böning
(Financing) (both Frankfurt) and Wolfgang Spoerr (Public Law, Berlin), Counsel
Gunther Wagner (Tax, Munich) and Andreas Breier (M&A, Berlin) as well as
associates Christian Lutz, Niels Christian Schwaiger (both M&A/Private
Equity, Munich), Tobias Begemann, Maike Hölty (both Corporate/M&A, Berlin),
Jochen Schnepper (Corporate/Financing), Lisa Kopp (Corporate) (both Munich),
Christian Dankerl (Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Erasmus Hoffmann, Anton O. Petrov
(both Public Law), Ansgar Jahnke (M&A/Private Equity), Jan Michael Krusche
(IP/IT) (all Berlin), Miriam Peter (Financing) and Susanne Walzer (Employment)
(both Frankfurt).

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