Gleiss Lutz advises Segula on strategic partnership with Opel to create European Engineering Campus
Segula Technologies and German car manufacturer Opel, a subsidiary of the French Groupe PSA, have entered an agreement on a strategic partnership. Segula aims to establish a European Engineering Campus in Rüsselsheim. From Opel’s current Engineering Center in Rüsselsheim this would involve the integration of up to 2,000 colleagues. In addition, facilities from the vehicle and propulsion development of Opel will also be included. The closing of the transaction is expected in the second quarter of 2019.
The following Gleiss Lutz team, led by Dr Cornelia Topf (partner, corporate/M&A) and Dr Doris-Maria Schuster (partner, employment, both Frankfurt) advised Segula in the transaction: Dr Tim Weber (partner, real estate), Nina Ahlert (corporate/M&A, all Frankfurt), Prof Dr Martin Diller (partner, Stuttgart), Christian Mathias, Dr Sebastian Schulte (all employment), Michael Neher (all Frankfurt), Dr. Fabian Kutz (Berlin, both real estate), Anna Karpf (commercial contracts, Stuttgart), Dr Jacob von Andreae (partner), Dr Lars Kindler (both public law, Düsseldorf), Dr Stefan Weidert (partner), Dr Alexander Molle (counsel, both IP/IT, Berlin), Dr Birgit Colbus (counsel), Dr Alexander Fritzsche (both competition/antitrust, Frankfurt), Dr Johann Wagner (partner), Dr Hendrik Marchal (counsel, both tax, Hamburg).