A consortium consisting of German carmaker and pioneer in the area of climate-neutral mobility Volkswagen AG (66%), the English investment fund Attestor Limited (27%) and Dutch Pon Holdings B.V. (7%) submitted a takeover bid to the French listed car-rental company Europcar Mobility Group ("Europcar") for EUR 0.50 per share, which was accepted by Europcar. The total takeover price amounts to more than EUR 2.1 bn. The takeover is currently subject to the approval by the French Stock Market Authority AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) and the relevant antitrust approvals. The transaction will be completed in Q4 2021 or Q1 2022.
Prager Dreifuss AG (Daniel Hayek, Laura Oegerli) advised the existing Europcar shareholder Attestor Limited on the negotiation of the takeover agreements and the shareholder agreement with the consortium and the submission of the takeover bid. Attestor is an owner-managed investment fund specialized on turnaround and distressed-debt situations.
Laura Oegerli advises national and international companies and hedge funds in the areas of contract and company law, as well as debt collection and bankruptcy law. Her main focus areas are representing creditors in restructuring and insolvency proceedings, asset tracing, protection measures and enforcement proceedings.
Admission to the Bar
Admitted in Switzerland (2020)
- Insolvency & Restructuring
- Corporate & M&A
- University of Zurich (MLaw, 2017)
- Université Paris Nanterre (2016)
- Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (2015)