Mainova’s Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Mobiheat

McDermott Will & Emery and Vischer advised Mainova AG on the deal.

Mainova executed the acquisition of a majority stake in energy service provider mobiheat GmbH.

The transaction will also include mobiheat’s foreign subsidiaries in Austria and Switzerland. The sellers of the shares are Energieversorgung Offenbach AG (EVO) and the mobiheat founders.

mobiheat GmbH, headquartered in Friedberg, Bavaria, specializes in mobile heating, cooling, and steam centers in German-speaking countries. By acquiring mobiheat, Mainova, one of the largest regional energy suppliers in Germany, will further expand its own energy services business.

The McDermott team advising Mainova was led by Frankfurt Corporate/M&A Partner Norman Wasse (Picture), and included Partners Kian Tauser (Tax), Christian Krohs (Antitrust, Düsseldorf/Cologne), Gudrun Germakowski (Labor, Düsseldorf), Oliver Hahnelt (Finance), Christian L. Masch (IT/IP, Munich), Maximilian Clostermeyer (Real Estate), Alexa Ningelgen (Public Law, Düsseldorf); Counsel Marcus Fischer (Tax) and Nikolas Koutsós (Finance), as well as Associates Lisa Schickling, Marion von Grönheim (both Corporate/M&A), Carina Kant (Antitrust Law, Düsseldorf/Cologne), Lukas Deutzmann (Labor Law, Düsseldorf/Cologne), Isabella Kätzlmeier (IT/IP, Munich), Franziska Leubner (Labor Law, Munich), Elif Sultan Üzümovali (Public Law, Düsseldorf) and Tina Zeller (Real Estate).

The VISCHER team lead by partner Dr. Robert Bernet (Corporate/M&A) comprised Dr. Peter Kühn (Counsel, Corporate/M&A), Ruben Masar (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A), Gian Geel (Senior Associate, Employment), Christoph Niederer (Partner, Tax) and Veysel Oruclar (Associate, Tax).

Involved fees earner: Maximilian Clostermeyer – McDermott Will & Emery; Lukas Deutzmann – McDermott Will & Emery; Marcus Fischer – McDermott Will & Emery; Gudrun Germakowski – McDermott Will & Emery; Oliver Hahnelt – McDermott Will & Emery; Carina Kant – McDermott Will & Emery; Isabella Kätzlmeier – McDermott Will & Emery; Nikolas Koutsós – McDermott Will & Emery; Christian Krohs – McDermott Will & Emery; Franziska Leubner – McDermott Will & Emery; Christian Masch – McDermott Will & Emery; Alexa Ningelgen – McDermott Will & Emery; Lisa Schickling – McDermott Will & Emery; Elif Sultan Üzümovali – McDermott Will & Emery; Kian Tauser – McDermott Will & Emery; Marion von Grönheim – McDermott Will & Emery; Norman Wasse – McDermott Will & Emery; Tina Zeller – McDermott Will & Emery; Robert Bernet – VISCHER AG; Gian Geel – VISCHER AG; Peter Kühn – VISCHER AG; Ruben Masar – VISCHER AG; Christoph Niederer – VISCHER AG; Veysel Oruclar – VISCHER AG;

Law Firms: McDermott Will & Emery; VISCHER AG;

Clients: Mainova;