Bird & Bird advises NPG Wealth Management on acquisition of majority stake

14 December 2009

Bird & Bird advised Luxembourg's financial service provider NPG Wealth Management in strengthening its brokerage business.

LifCorp s.à.r.l., a subsidiary of NPG, takes over 68.4% of the shares in Asklepios AG Assekuranzmakler, an insurance and capital investment broker located in Fribourg by way of share deal. It is NPG's second step into the German market after the establishment of NPG Germany Life & Pension Vertriebs GmbH, a German sales company, in October 2009.

LifCorp s.à.r.l. has been advised by Bird & Bird partner Stefan Münch (lead) as well as by the as-sociates Dr. Alexander Franz and Stephan Kübler LL.M. (all Corporate/M&A, Munich).

For more information please contact:

Dr. Alexander Schröder-Frerkes, Managing Partner Germany
T +49 (0) 211 2005 6223, email:
alexander.schroeder-frerkes@twobirds.com

Carola Heinig, Marketing Manager Germany
T +49 (0) 211 2005 6243, email:
carola.heinig@twobirds.com

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