Freshfields advises Goldman Sachs on acquisition of Oikos Group
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer ('Freshfields') has advised Goldman Sachs as fund manager of West Street Capital Partners VIII on the acquisition of Oikos Group.
Oikos Group, which owns the Hanse Haus, Bien-Zenker and Living Haus brands, is one of Europe's leading providers of prefabricated houses. In addition to its core market Germany, Oikos is also active in Austria, Switzerland and Great Britain. It currently employs around 1,300 people and increased its turnover to over €400 million in 2020.
The Freshfields team comprised:
- Partners: Heiner Braun and Tim Wilmot (both Lead, Corporate/M&A), René Döring (People and Reward), Stephan Eilers (Tax), Michael Ramb (Regulatory), Frank Röhling (Competition) and Michael Josenhans (Finance).
- Principal Associates: Till Burmeister, Friedrich von der Heydt and Florian Sippel (all Corporate/M&A), Philipp Knoll (People and Reward), Alina Paschke (Tax), Sascha Arnold and Lukas Pomaroli (both Regulatory) and Marie-Theres Urban (Competition).
- Associates: Maximilian Hobuss and Mirjam Meyer (both Corporate/M&A), Hendrik Bier (People and Reward), Katharina Reinhardt (Regulatory), Philipp Lehmann, Aljosha Barath and Maximilian Zellerhoff (all IP/IT), Nina Gissinger (Real Estate), Matthis Grenzer (Finance).