Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises on Joint Venture and Takeover Offer for Rhön-Klinikum

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

FRANKFURT, March 3, 2020: Morgan Lewis has advised the founder of German healthcare company Rhön-Klinikum AG, Eugen Münch, and investment firm HCM SE in a joint venture with hospital group Asklepios and the voluntary takeover of Rhön-Klinikum.

The joint venture with Asklepios will see the parties pool their combined shareholding of Rhön-Klinikum totaling almost 50%. Asklepios also announced a takeover offer to all remaining shareholders of Rhön-Klinikum. Following completion, Eugen Münch and Asklepios aim to acquire the majority of voting rights in Rhön-Klinikum.

Morgan Lewis partners Christian Zschocke and Uli Korth led the team advising Eugen Münch and HCM and were assisted by partners Torsten Schwarze and Michael Masling.