Norton Rose Fulbright advises ReachLocal on the sale of its German business to RegioHelden

Global Business June 22, 2018

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised ReachLocal GmbH, a leading provider of online marketing and advertising solutions, on the sale of its business to RegioHelden GmbH, a fast-growing company for local online advertising.

ReachLocal GmbH is part of the international ReachLocal Group having more than 1300 employees at 65 locations around the world. RegioHelden GmbH belongs to the international media group of the listed Ströer SE & Co. KGaA and has more than 250 employees at 9 locations in Germany.

Frank Henkel, corporate partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, comments:

“The firm has long standing experience advising on transactions within in the online technology sector and as a long- standing partner of ReachLocal we were delighted to advise them on this sale.”

The Norton Rose Fulbright team was led by the Munich-based partner Frank Henkel and further comprised partners Dr. Cornelia Marquardt (employment), Christian Filippitsch (antitrust), Dr. Christoph Ritzer (IT/data privacy), of counsels Dr. Nicolas Daamen (corporate/M&A), Dr. Frank Bayer (tax) and Claudia Posluschny (employment) as well as associates Johannes Diez, Dimitri Schaff (both corporate/M&A), Sven Jacobs (IT/data privacy) and Max Seuster (antitrust). The team represented ReachLocal in the sale of its business and advised on the structuring of the transaction in this context.

This was the first M&A transaction which Norton Rose Fulbright concluded for the company in Germany; globally, the law firm has been advising ReachLocal already for several years.

For further information please contact:

Stefanie Kerschke, PR & Communications Executive Germany
Tel: +49 89 212148 339; Mob: +49 174 34 528 72

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