DLA Piper advises Russia’s Gazprom Export on the acquisition of Centrex Europe & Energy Gas AG
DLA Piper has advised Gazprom Export on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Centrex Europe & Energy Gas AG from Gazprombank.
Centrex Europe & Energy Gas AG is the holdingcompany of the Austrian Centrex Group, which includes businesses in natural gas trading, storage and transportation on the markets of Austria, Hungary, Italy and Serbia.
DLA Piper advised Gazprom Export on the legal aspects of the acquisition, including comprehensive due diligence, negotiation of the sale and purchase agreement and anti-monopoly issues. The team was led by partners Denis Sosedkin (Corporate, St.Petersburg), Christoph Mager (Corporate, Vienna) and Jan Dreyer (Litigation & Regulatory, Cologne). They were assisted by counsels Johanna Höltl (Vienna) and Gábor Simon (Budapest), senior associates Ekaterina Larens, Martina Peric (both Vienna), Gianmarco Scialpi (Rome), Sarah Plasser (Vienna) and Gregor Schroll, and associate André Köhler (both Cologne).