Bird & Bird advises Merck KGaA in the acquisition of LITEC-LLL GmbH

12 August 2008

A team of Bird & Bird corporate lawyers based in Frankfurt and led by partner Dr. Erich Michel, LL.M. and Senior European Consultant Dr. Stefan Kleinbreuer advised Merck KGaA on the acquisition of 100 % of the shares in LITEC-LLL GmbH, Greifswald. On the part of Merck KGaA, the transaction was led by Mr. Marcus Heppner (Konzernrechtsabteilung).

LITEC-LLL GmbH is a specialist in research and development as well as production and marketing of ortho-silicate lighting materials. The acquisition of the company gives Merck KGaA access to the future-oriented business with light sources for LEDs.


For further information, please contact:
Dr. Erich Michel, LL.M.
Taunusanlage 1
60329 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49-69 74 222 6220