Top 10 M&A Deals Germany - April 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 April 2019*

Deal value € millionCompleted dateTarget nameTarget countryAcquiror nameAcquiror CountryVendor nameDeal type

1

6,265.00

24-04-19

USG CORPORATION

US

GEBR. KNAUF KG

DE

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.

Acquisition increased from 10.5% to 100%

2

3,158.00*

08-04-19

LINDE AG

DE

LINDE INTERMEDIATE HOLDING AG

DE

Acquisition increased from 92% to 100% Bid 2 - Increased Offer

3

2,006.00

30-04-19

GENERALI LEBENSVERSICHERUNG AG

DE

VIRIDIUM GROUP GMBH & CO. KG

DE

GENERALI DEUTSCHLAND AG

Acquisition 89.9%

4

1,986.00

17-04-19

BAYER AG

US

HARRIS ASSOCIATES LP

DE

Minority stake 3.07%

5

1,200.00

30-04-19

LINDE KOREA CO., LTD

KR

IMM PRIVATE EQUITY NO.4 FUND

KR

LINDE AG

Institutional buy-out 100%

6

1,124.00*

30-04-19

PORSCHE AUTOMOBIL HOLDING SE

DE

PORSCHE FAMILY

DE

MR FERDINAND PIECH

Minority stake unknown %

7

1,044.00*

01-04-19

FOODORA GMBH

DE

TAKEAWAY.COM NV

NL

DELIVERY HERO SE

Acquisition 100%

8

1,021.00

01-04-19

TOMTOM TELEMATICS BV

NL

BRIDGESTONE EUROPE NV/SA

BE

TOMTOM NV

Acquisition 100%

9

568.00

30-04-19

UIPATH INC.

US

WELLINGTON PARTNERS VENTURE CAPITAL GMBH

DE

Minority stake unknown %

10

480.00*

01-04-19

HOCHTIEF AG

DE

ATLANTIA SPA

Minority stake 4.74%

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.