BizLink’s €450 Million Acquisition of Leoni Industrial Solutions

Baker McKenzie advised BizLink Holding Inc. on the deal. Hengeler Mueller advises LEONI on the transaction.

BizLink executed the acquisition of Leoni Industrial Solutions business group for an enterprise value of about EUR 450 million in an all-cash transaction. 

BizLink Holding Inc., founded in 1996, is an international provider of high-quality solutions for cable connections and connectivity services.

The Baker McKenzie team consisted of Corporate/M&A: Gwyneth Gu (partner, Taipei), Jun Chen (associate, Taipei), Dr. Thomas Gilles (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Anna Ma (senior associate, Frankfurt); Antitrust: Fang-Yi Jen (partner, Taipei); Corporate/M&A: Dr. Markus Mörtel (senior associate, Frankfurt), Yixin Yang (associate, Frankfurt), Charlotte Chang (associate, Taipei); Corporate/Insolvency: Joachim Ponseck (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Arthur M. Swierczok (counsel, Frankfurt); Banking & Finance: Kathrin Marchant (partner, Frankfurt), Fabian Löw (associate, Frankfurt); Commercial & Trade: Dr. Johannes Teichmann (partner, Frankfurt); Employment: Dr. Lena Kern (counsel, Frankfurt), Dr. Sebastian Pfrang (associate, Frankfurt); Public Law: Anahita Thoms (partner, Dusseldorf), Dr. Andreas Schulz (counsel, Berlin), Alexander Ehrle (associate, Berlin); IP: Dr. Rembert Niebel (partner, Frankfurt), Lena Weber (associate, Frankfurt); IT: Simone Rieken (senior associate, Frankfurt); Tax: Sonja Klein (senior counsel, Frankfurt), Scott Chang (associate, Taipei).

The Hengeler Mueller team was led by Daniel Wiegand and Elisabeth Kreuzer (both M&A) and includes partners Simon Link (Corporate/Capital Markets), Matthias Scheifele (Tax) (all Munich), Dirk Uwer (Public Law, Düsseldorf) and Christian Hoefs (Employment, Frankfurt), counsel Matthias Rothkopf (IP/IT) and Moritz Rademacher (Public Law) (both Düsseldorf) as well as associates Florian Dendl, Florian Braun, Christian Lutz, Isabella Stocks (all M&A), Lisa Kopp (Corporate) (all Munich), Marius Marx (Tax), Andreas Kaletsch (Employment) (both Frankfurt), Caroline Beyersdorf, Sarah Milde (both Antitrust, Munich) and Carsten Bormann (Public Law, Düsseldorf).

Involved fees earner: Charlotte Chang – Baker McKenzie; Scott Chang – Baker McKenzie; Jun Chen – Baker McKenzie; Alexander Ehrle – Baker McKenzie; Thomas Gilles – Baker McKenzie; Gwyneth Gu – Baker McKenzie; Fang-Yi Jen – Baker McKenzie; Lena Kern – Baker McKenzie; Sonja Klein – Baker McKenzie; Fabian Loew – Baker McKenzie; Anna Ma – Baker McKenzie; Kathrin Marchant – Baker McKenzie; Markus Mörtel – Baker McKenzie; Rembert Niebel – Baker McKenzie; Sebastian Pfrang – Baker McKenzie; Joachim Ponseck – Baker McKenzie; Simone Rieken – Baker McKenzie; Andreas Schulz – Baker McKenzie; Arthur Swierczok – Baker McKenzie; Johannes Teichmann – Baker McKenzie; Anahita Thoms – Baker McKenzie; Lena Weber – Baker McKenzie; Yixin Yang – Baker McKenzie; Caroline Beyersdorf – Hengeler Mueller; Carsten Bormann – Hengeler Mueller; Florian Braun – Hengeler Mueller; Florian Dendl – Hengeler Mueller; Christian Hoefs – Hengeler Mueller; Andreas Kaletsch – Hengeler Mueller; Lisa Kopp – Hengeler Mueller; Elisabeth Kreuzer – Hengeler Mueller; Simon Patrick Link – Hengeler Mueller; Christian Lutz – Hengeler Mueller; Marius Marx – Hengeler Mueller; Sarah Milde – Hengeler Mueller; Moritz Rademacher – Hengeler Mueller; Matthias Rothkopf – Hengeler Mueller; Matthias Scheifele – Hengeler Mueller; Isabella Stocks – Hengeler Mueller; Dirk Uwer – Hengeler Mueller; Daniel Wiegand – Hengeler Mueller;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie; Hengeler Mueller;

Clients: BizLink Holding; Leoni AG;