Huazhu Group’s Acquisition Of Steigenberger Hotels AG

Baker McKenzie advised D.H. Deutsche Hospitality Ltd. on the sale of all shares in Steigenberger Hotels AG to the Huazhu Group.

Huazhu is a leading multi-brand hotel group with a strong presence in China and listed on Nasdaq (NASDAQ: HTHT).

Steigenberger Hotels AG operates chain of hotels. The Company manages resorts and offers services to individuals, groups, business meetings, and conferences.

Baker McKenzie advised D.H. Deutsche Hospitality Ltd. on the legal aspects of the transaction.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Corporate/M&A partner Dr. Christian Vocke (Picture), Dr. Ulrich Hennings (partner, Berlin), Dr. Taher Helmy (partner, Cairo). Real Estate partner Dr. Florian Thamm (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Daniel Bork (senior associate, Dusseldorf), Nadine Uhrner (associate, Frankfurt). Corporate/M&A: Christian Atzler (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Thomas Gilles (partner, Frankfurt), Hyun Ah Zi (associate, Frankfurt), Dr. Markus Moertel (senior associate, Frankfurt), Esther Xiang (associate, Frankfurt). Tax: Christoph Becker (partner, Frankfurt), IP: Dr. Rembert Niebel (partner, Frankfurt), Dr. Markus Hecht (senior associate, Frankfurt). Antitrust: Dr. Christian Burholt (partner, Berlin). International Commercial & Trade: Anahita Thoms (partner, Dusseldorf). Employment: Dr. Matthias Köhler (senior associate, Berlin).

Involved fees earner: Hyun Ah Zi – Baker McKenzie; Christian Atzler – Baker McKenzie; Christoph Becker – Baker McKenzie; Daniel Bork – Baker McKenzie; Christian Burholt – Baker McKenzie; Thomas Gilles – Baker McKenzie; Taher Helmy – Baker McKenzie; Ulrich Hennings – Baker McKenzie; Matthias Köhler – Baker McKenzie; Markus Moertel – Baker McKenzie; Rembert Niebel – Baker McKenzie; Florian Thamm – Baker McKenzie; Anahita Thoms – Baker McKenzie; Nadine Uhrner – Baker McKenzie; Christian Vocke – Baker McKenzie; Esther Xiang – Baker McKenzie;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie;

Clients: D.H. Deutsche Hospitality;