08.09.2023 | Deal Notifications, Deal Notifications

KPMG Law and KPMG advise Mainova AG on acquisition of majority stake in SOLEA AG

KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (KPMG Law) and KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (KPMG) advised Mainova AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in SOLEA AG.

SOLEA AG is a project developer for solar PV based in Lower Bavaria. Mainova is thus strengthening its core business area of renewable energies and accelerating the growth path for green power generation.

KPMG advised on the transaction from M&A advice to financial due diligence and tax due diligence and KPMG Law to legal due diligence and full contract negotiations. Due to the close integration of energy law, public M&A, antitrust law and the connection of tax and deal advisory, the complex transaction was successfully completed.

Subject to antitrust clearance, closing is expected in October.

Advisor Mainova AG:

Peter Lamers
(Partner, Public M&A), Dr. Dr. Boris Schilmar (Partner, Corporate/M&A),
Marc Goldberg
(Partner, Energy Law – all three overall lead);
Gerrit Rixen
(Partner, Antitrust Law);
Johanna Schrammen
(Senior Manager, Corporate/M&A);
Dirk-Henning Meier
(Senior Manager, Energy Law);
Sebastian Stöhr
(Senior Manager, Corporate/M&A);
Nikolai Fritsche
(Senior Manager, Employment Law); Peter Plennert (Senior Manager, Corporate/M&A); Johannes Embacher (Manager, Energy Law);
Jacqueline Unkelbach
(Manager, Antitrust); Franz Jakob Schipp (Senior Associate); Benedict Reitberger (Senior Associate, Public M&A); Tim Haller (Associate, Antitrust).

KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Tax: Lars-Christian Mahler (Partner, M&A Tax); Charlotte Reiher (Senior Manager, M&A Tax)

KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Deal Advisory: Annette Schmitt (Partner, Deal Advisory);
Andreas Heidenreich
(Partner, Transaction Services); Philipp Kemper (Director, Deal Advisory)

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