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WFW advises Tank & Rast on acquisition of fromAtoB14 March 2018

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised Tank & Rast Group (“Tank & Rast”) on its acquisition of assets from fromAtoB GmbH (“fromAtoB”).

With offices in Berlin and Aachen, fromAtoB operates a travel-app which helps users to determine the easiest, fastest and most cost-efficient way to get from their starting point to their chosen destination. By acquiring assets from fromAtoB Tank & Rast is set to further expand its growing digital business.

The WFW Germany team advising Tank & Rast was led by Frankfurt Corporate Partner Dr. Torsten Rosenboom supported by Associate Dr. Jan Winzen. In Frankfurt, they were assisted by Partner Dr. Christoph Naumann, Senior Associate Sebastian Ens, Associates Nicolas Persch, Matthias Murr and Dr. Robert Schalber (all Corporate), Senior Associate Dr. Tom Hartung (Restructuring & Insolvency) and Associate Fabian Arhelger (Banking & Finance). From the Hamburg office, Partners Dr. Andreas Wiegreffe (Employment) and Eckrolf Berg(Real Estate), as well as Senior Associate Torge Rademacher (Data Protection law) and Associate Dr. Matthias J. Annweiler (Corporate) also assisted. Munich Associates Marian Peter Wieczorke, Dr. Hauke Kuder and Silvia Rava provided Corporate advice and Paris Partner Pascal Roux, Senior Associate Ariane Massonnaud and Associate Maureen Perchicot provided French law advice.

Throughout the transaction, the team worked closely with Tank & Rast’s in-house legal team led by Head of Legal Projects Susanne Ankersdorfer.

Dr. Philipp Hackländer (White & Case, Berlin), the insolvency administrator of fromAtoB’s assets was advised by Partner Dr. Maximilian von Mangoldt and Associates Carolin Brand and Kathrin Brockmeyer of German law firm FINKENHOF.


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