Top 10 M&A Deals Germany - February 2019*

With the friendly support of BUREAU VAN DIJK (www.bvdinfo.com) IR.on AG informs monthly about the ten most important M&A transactions with German companies involved. 

M&A February 2019*

Deal value € millionCompleted dateTarget nameTarget countryAcquiror nameAcquiror CountryVendor nameDeal type

1

5,007.19

23-02-19

DAIMLER AG

DE

TENACLOU3 PROSPECT INVESTMENT LTD

MERCK INTERNATIONALE BETEILIGUNGEN GMBH

Minority stake increased from 3% to 9.69%

2

4,369.76

15-02-19

BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG

DE

AQTON SE

DE

Minority stake increased from 17.64% to 25.83%

3

4,369.76

15-02-19

BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG

DE

SUSANNE KLATTEN BETEILIGUNGS GMBH

DE

Minority stake increased from 12.75% to 20.94%

4

2,257.25

06-02-19

DAIMLER AG

DE

ZHEJIANG GEELY HOLDING GROUP CO., LTD

CN

Minority stake 3%

5

1,273.21

22-02-19

DAIMLER AG

DE

INVESTORS

BLACKROCK INC.

Minority stake 1.69%

6

1,106.37

28-02-19

DAIMLER AG

DE

BLACKROCK INC.

US

Minority stake increased from 4.14% to 5.61%

7

765.91

23-02-19

SAP SE

DE

INVESTORS

PORTIKA GGMBH

Minority stake 0.74%

8

500.00*

28-02-19

HUGO BOSS AG

DE

ZIGNAGO HOLDING SPA

IT

RED & BLACK LUX SARL

Minority stake 6.353%

9

450.00

06-02-19

GEA GROUP AG

DE

GEA GROUP AG

DE

Share buyback 6.24%

10

376.74

09-02-19

DERMAPHARM HOLDING SE

DE

THEMIS BETEILIGUNGS-AG

Initial public offering 25% on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Source: Datenbank Zephyr, Bureau van Dijk

*  Decisive is the time of the transaction's completion. 
** Value of the transaction has been published, but has not yet been confirmed by the parties involved.