Global law firm White & Case LLP advised Samsung Electronics GmbH regarding the acquisition of Sonoace Deutschland GmbH, an ultrasound equipment manufacturer. The acquisition took place as an asset deal. The mandate also included providing advice on the regulatory requirements for medical devices.
For the German Samsung Electronics GmbH the acquisition represents the entry into the medical device market. "The requirements associated with the sale of ultrasound equipment were a particular challenge of this mandate. Also of great importance was the ambitious aim to complete the acquisition within a short period of time", said Dr. Andreas Knebel, partner at White & Case.
The White & Case team included partners Dr. Andreas Knebel (Tax, Frankfurt), and Martin Munz (IP, Hamburg) as well as local partners Dr. Katrin Rübsamen (Public Law, Berlin) and Florian Hirschmann (M&A, Munich). They were supported by associates Dr. Susanne Weckbach (IP, Munich) and Katharina Rank (M&A, Munich).
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