Art-Invest Real Estate Group’s Acquisition Of GHOTEL Group


Baker McKenzie advised AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA on the sale of its subsidiary GHOTEL hotel & living to the Cologne-based Art-Invest Real Estate Group.

The GHOTEL Group belongs to the equity investment portfolio of the AURELIUS Group since 2006. It has developed into a fast-growing, dynamic operator of business hotels with currently 17 locations and 7 further openings planned by 2023. The purchase price is EUR 63 million (enterprise value), including subsequent components. The sale of GHOTEL Group is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.

The Baker Mackenzie team was led by Corporate/M&A Partner Dr. Heiko Gotsche (Picture), and also included Corporate/M&A: Julia Braun (counsel, Munich), Dr. Katja Heuterkes (counsel, Munich), Dr. Daniel Bork (senior associate, Dusseldorf), Cosima König-Mancini (associate, Dusseldorf), Dr. Julia Rossié (associate, Munich), IP: Andreas Jauch (senior associate, Frankfurt), IT: Dr. Holger Lutz (partner, Frankfurt), Simone Bach (senior associate, Frankfurt), Banking & Finance: Dr. Oliver Socher (partner, Frankfurt), Silke Fritz (associate, Frankfurt), Tax: Sonja Klein (partner, Frankfurt), Ariane Schaaf (counsel, Frankfurt), Employment: Dr. Anna Böhm (counsel), Agnes Herwig (associate, Frankfurt), Dr. Felix Diehl (associate, Frankfurt), Cornelius Ziegler (associate, Frankfurt), Commercial: Katharina Spenner (partner, Munich), Brigitte Estner (associate, Munich), Rebecca Romig (associate, Frankfurt), Public Law: Dr. Marc Gabriel (partner, Berlin), Dr. Janet Butler (counsel, Berlin), Dr. Claire Dietz-Polte (senior associate, Berlin), Vivien Vacha (associate, Berlin).

Involved fees earner: Simone Bach – Baker McKenzie; Anna Böhm – Baker McKenzie; Daniel Bork – Baker McKenzie; Julia Braun – Baker McKenzie; Felix Diehl – Baker McKenzie; Silke Fritz – Baker McKenzie; Heiko Gotsche – Baker McKenzie; Agnes Herwig – Baker McKenzie; Katja Heuterkes – Baker McKenzie; Andreas Jauch – Baker McKenzie; Sonja Klein – Baker McKenzie; Cosima König – Baker McKenzie; Holger Lutz – Baker McKenzie; Julia Rossié – Baker McKenzie; Ariane Schaaf – Baker McKenzie; Oliver Socher – Baker McKenzie; Cornelius Ziegler – Baker McKenzie;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie;

Clients: AURELIUS Equity Opportunities;