DLA Piper advises Porr on competition law matters concerning Alpine acquisitions
DLA Piper has advised Austrian construction company Porr on competition law matters concerning the acquisition of two Alpine subsidiaries. The acquisition of Grund Pfahl und Sonderbau and Geotechnics Systems took place from the bankrupt estate of Alpine.
The merger, by which Porr Bau acquired 100 per cent of the shares in Grund Pfahl und Sonderbau as well as 100 per cent of the shares in Geotechnics Systems, was subject to approval by the competition authorities in Germany, Poland and Austria.
Experts in the competition law practice at DLA Piper managed to obtain approval of the merger in all three countries without conditions.
The Austrian team included Claudine Vartian, Florian Schuhmacher and Georg Muntean.
The merger filings in Germany and Poland were carried out by the DLA Piper offices in Cologne and Warsaw.
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