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Latham & Watkins Advises Körber on Sale of Minority Stake in its Supply Chain Software Business to KKR

December 14, 2021
The strategic partners will co-develop the business in the future.

Latham & Watkins LLP advised the international technology group Körber on the sale of a substantial minority stake in its supply chain software business to KKR. The strategic partners will co-develop the business in the future. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

The Latham team was co-led by Hamburg partners Henning C. Schneider and Nils Röver, with Frankfurt partner Otto von Gruben, Hamburg associates Jacob Ahme, Daniel Kreutzmann, Maximilian Berenbrok, Lorenz Koffka, Jana Maué, Edward Martin, Chicago associates Aidan Milstead, Gabe Pugel, and Paris associate Christos Ierna. Advice was also provided on tax matters by partner Tobias Klass; on employment matters by Munich partner Tobias Leder and associate Kristina Steckermeier; on intellectual property matters by Frankfurt partner Susan Kempe-Müller and associate Pia Sösemann; on capital markets matters by Frankfurt partners Oliver Seiler and David Rath; on antitrust matters by Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann de Chapto and Frankfurt associate Helena Hofmann; and on data security matters by associate Wolf-Tassilo Böhm.