Ashurst advises Karin Sartorius-Herbst in connection with her increase of shares

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    Ashurst advised Karin Sartorius-Herbst in connection with the increase of her shares in the community of heirs to Horst Walter Sartorius from other members of the Sartorius family. Karin Sartorius-Herbst is the eldest daughter of testator Horst Walter Sartorius and a member of the Sartorius community of heirs since it has been established in 1998. In total, the community of heirs owns 50.09% of the ordinary shares of Sartorius AG. 

    In addition to comprehensive corporate law advice on the purchase of shares, Ashurst advised on the financing of the acquisition.

    Ashurst provided advice on the acquisition with a team led by partner Matthias von Oppen (Corporate Transactions, Frankfurt) and on the financing with a team led by partner Dr Matthias Weissinger (Global Loans, Munich). They were assisted by partners Dr Anders Kraft (Tax) and Dr Michael Holzhäuser (Competition), counsel Astrid Keinath and Dr Valentin Pfisterer (both Corporate Transactions), senior associate Franziska Sauer (Global Loans), associates Melissa Bach and Jeffrey Miller (both Corporate Transactions) as well as transaction lawyer Ariana Fazlic (Global Loans).