DLA Piper advised Haas Group, the Austrian world market leader of wafer, biscuits, and confectionery production systems, on the global sale of their global group headquartered in Austria to a Swiss company, Bühler AG.

Bühler AG is a leading technology group and a leader in processing grains, rice, cocoa, coffee, and other raw materials as well as a leading solution provider of die-casting and surface-coating technologies in high-volume application areas, such as automotive, optics, and inks.

Christoph Mager, Partner and Corporate practice head at DLA Piper's office in Vienna, Austria, was leading the international advisory team which involved DLA Piper offices in Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, as well as DLA Piper's cooperation partners in Brazil, Campos Mello Advogados. 

Ukrainian team of DLA Piper was led by a partner and head of competition Galyna Zagorodniuk, with the core support from an associate Andrii Zhupanyn. 

The advisory services DLA Piper provided to Haas Group in the course of the planning and implementation of the transaction showcased the global firm's ability to support clients as a truly full-service business law firm and spanned from corporate law and structuring, tax, employment and IPT law to competition law and obtaining required merger clearances, amongst others in Austria, Germany and Ukraine. 


Oksana Buchatska 

Marketing and Business Development Manager
DLA Piper Ukraine, LLC
Tel.: +38 067 823 67 49 or e-mail: oksana.buchatska@dlapiper.com