Kuehne+Nagel’s Acquisition of Apex International Corporation

Kuehne+Nagel's Acquisition of Apex International Corporation

Baker McKenzie advised Kuehne+Nagel on the deal. Paul Hastings, LLP advised Apex International Corporation on the deal.

Kuehne+Nagel completed the acquisition of Apex International Corporation (Apex) from private equity firm MBK Partners and management.

Apex is one of Asia’s leading freight forwarders, especially in the transpacific and intra-Asia.

Kuehne + Nagel International AG is a global transport and logistics company based in Bremen, Germany.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Alexander Fischer (Picture), Howard Wu, Alexander Blaeser, Matthias Trautmann, as well as Zurich: Boris Wenger, Matthias Courvoisier, Eva-Maria Strobel, Markus Wolf, Yves Mauchle, Roger Thomi, Zarina Fueglister, Tiziana Hongler and Jan Lusti; PRC: Zheng Lu, Terry Xu, Gege Li, Merry Du, Coco Xi, Emma Zhao, Leo Zhang, Sufi Shang, Luis Zhang, Rachel Ye, Cora Wu, Lucca Li, Xi Chen, Hunt Wu, Kevin Yuan and Laura Liu; Hong Kong: Harold Van Kooten, Isabella Liu, Jannice Lau, Joel Cheung, Mandy Hung, Bryan Ng, Stephen Crosswell, Charlie Wong, Thomas Jenkins, Amy Ling, Lu Zhou, Jannie Mak, Rainbow Fu, Lesley Jingyu Luo and Antonia Chan; USA: Eunkyung Shin, Jeanne Song, Andrew Sagor, Chen Tang, Derek Liu, Stuart Seidel, John Fedele, Jennifer Trock, Alexander Matthews and Arvind Miriyala; Australia: Eric Thianpiriya; Canada: Yana Ermak; Germany: Alexander Ehrle; Mexico: Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez and Jesus Antonio Perez-Palazuelos; Netherlands: Christiaan Van der Meer, Danielle Pinedo, Florian Fehres, Emile Doelwijt, Julie Wulfften Palthe, Maarten van Laar, Philip Luckmann and Anastasia Moonen-Vaes; Taiwan: Gwyneth Gu and Yiting Lin; Thailand: Pornapa Luengwattanakit, Narumol Chinawong Teo, Sirikan Buranasiri and Kritchaya Rattanasakul; Vietnam: Lan Phuong Nguyen, Chi Hoang Yen Ngo and Xuan Nghi Ma.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Jia Yan, co-chair of the firm’s mainland China offices, with support from of counsel Ting Wang, and China associate Xunming Cui.

Involved fees earner: Alexander Blaeser – Baker McKenzie; Sirikan Buranasiri – Baker McKenzie; Antonia Chan – Baker McKenzie; Xi Chen – Baker McKenzie; Joel Cheung – Baker McKenzie; Narumol Chinawong Teo – Baker McKenzie; Matthias Courvoisier – Baker McKenzie; Stephen Crosswell – Baker McKenzie; Emile Doelwijt – Baker McKenzie; Merry Du – Baker McKenzie; Alexander Ehrle – Baker McKenzie; Yana Ermak – Baker McKenzie; John Fedele – Baker McKenzie; Florian Fehres – Baker McKenzie; Alexander Fischer – Baker McKenzie; Rainbow Fu – Baker McKenzie; Zarina Fueglister – Baker McKenzie; Gwyneth Gu – Baker McKenzie; Tiziana Hongler – Baker McKenzie; Mandy Hung – Baker McKenzie; Thomas Jenkins – Baker McKenzie; Jannice Lau – Baker McKenzie; Gege Li – Baker McKenzie; Lucca Li – Baker McKenzie; Yiting Lin – Baker McKenzie; Amy Ling – Baker McKenzie; Laura Liu – Baker McKenzie; Isabella Liu – Baker McKenzie; Derek Liu – Baker McKenzie; Zheng Lu – Baker McKenzie; Philip Lückmann – Baker McKenzie; Pornapa Luengwattanakit – Baker McKenzie; Lesley Jingyu Luo – Baker McKenzie; Jan Lusti – Baker McKenzie; Xuan Nghi Ma – Baker McKenzie; Jannie Mak – Baker McKenzie; Alexander Matthews – Baker McKenzie; Yves Mauchle – Baker McKenzie; Arvind Miriyala – Baker McKenzie; Anastasia Moonen-Vaes – Baker McKenzie; Bryan Ng – Baker McKenzie; Chi Hoang Yen Ngo – Baker McKenzie; Lan Phuong Nguyen – Baker McKenzie; Jesus Antonio Perez-Palazuelos – Baker McKenzie; Danielle Pinedo – Baker McKenzie; Kritchaya Rattanasakul – Baker McKenzie; Andrew Sagor – Baker McKenzie; Stuart Seidel – Baker McKenzie; Sufi Shang – Baker McKenzie; Eunkyung Shin – Baker McKenzie; Jeanne Song – Baker McKenzie; Eva-Maria Strobel – Baker McKenzie; Chen Tang – Baker McKenzie; Eric Thianpiriya – Baker McKenzie; Roger Thomi – Baker McKenzie; Matthias Trautmann – Baker McKenzie; Jennifer Trock – Baker McKenzie; Christiaan van der Meer – Baker McKenzie; Harold van Kooten – Baker McKenzie; Maarten van Laar – Baker McKenzie; Julie van Wulfften Palthe – Baker McKenzie; Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez – Baker McKenzie; Boris Wenger – Baker McKenzie; Markus Wolf – Baker McKenzie; Charlie Wong – Baker McKenzie; Howard Wu – Baker McKenzie; Cora Wu – Baker McKenzie; Hunt Wu – Baker McKenzie; Coco Xi – Baker McKenzie; Terry Xu – Baker McKenzie; Rachel Ye – Baker McKenzie; Kevin Yuan – Baker McKenzie; Leo Zhang – Baker McKenzie; Luis Zhang – Baker McKenzie; Emma Zhao – Baker McKenzie; Lu Zhou – Baker McKenzie; Xunming Cui – Paul Hastings; Ting Wang – Paul Hastings; Jia Yan – Paul Hastings;

Law Firms: Baker McKenzie; Paul Hastings;

Clients: Apex International Corporation; Kuehne + Nagel;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler