DIC Asset AG’s Acquisition Of RLI Investors GmbH

CMS advised DIC Asset AG on the deal.

DIC Asset AG has acquired 100% of the shares in RLI Investors GmbH and a minority stake of 25% in Realogis Holding GmbH. This will enable it to expand the logistics asset class within the group and also outside Germany. The agreed purchase price is around EUR 42 million. The shares are scheduled to be transferred to DIC Asset AG in the first quarter of 2021.

DIC Asset AG, which is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, is a leading listed German property company. According to the company’s own figures, it manages 189 properties with a market value of around EUR 8.7 billion. The Frankfurt-based property company has been listed on the SDAX since 2006.

Munich-based RLI Investors GmbH is one of the leading independent logistics real estate investors in Germany. According to information supplied by the company, it manages assets worth more than EUR 700 million for institutional investors.

Realogis Holding GmbH, which is headquartered in Munich, is a market-leading independent advisor in the German industrial and logistics property segment. The Realogis Group operates out of seven locations across Germany and has over 60 employees.

CMS team included Dr Claus-Peter Fabian (Picture), Lead Partner, Dr Jochen Lux, Lead Partner, Katharina Mareike Franitza, Lead Counsel, Katharina Ivic, Associate, all Corporate/M&A, Dr Karsten Heider, Partner, Maximilian Schneider, Counsel, both Stock Corporation Law, Dr Daniel Voigt, Partner, Dr Sebastian Sedlak, Counsel, both Investment Management, Dr Nikolas Gregor, Partner, Dr Heike Freund, Counsel, Philippe Heinzke, Counsel, all Intellectual Property, Dr Rolf Hempel, Partner, Martin Cholewa, Counsel, both Competition & EU, Dr Tanja Graue, Counsel, Labor, Employment & Pensions, Birgit Wagner, Senior Legal Consultant, Edris Trabzadah, Legal Consultant and Steven Washington, Legal Consultant, all Smart Operations.

Involved fees earner: Martin Cholewa – CMS Hasche Sigle; Claus-Peter Fabian – CMS Hasche Sigle; Katharina Franitza – CMS Hasche Sigle; Heike Freund – CMS Hasche Sigle; Tanja Graue – CMS Hasche Sigle; Nikolas Gregor – CMS Hasche Sigle; Karsten Heider – CMS Hasche Sigle; Philippe Heinzke – CMS Hasche Sigle; Rolf Hempel – CMS Hasche Sigle; Jochen Lux – CMS Hasche Sigle; Maximilian Schneider – CMS Hasche Sigle; Sebastian Sedlak – CMS Hasche Sigle; Daniel Voigt – CMS Hasche Sigle;

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