Gleiss Lutz advises Hornbach on its change of legal form into a KGaA
Hornbach Holding AG’s legal form was changed into a partnership limited by shares (Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien - KGaA). The change was approved by the company’s shareholders at this year’s Annual General Meeting on 9 July 2015 and at the separate meeting of preference shareholders held on 10 July 2015 in Landau (Pfalz).
The change in legal form of HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA took effect upon the entry in the commercial register last Friday (9 October 2015). The public listing of the total of 16 million ordinary shares in HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA began on Monday, 12 October 2015.
Gleiss Lutz regularly assists the Hornbach Group. The law firm advises the company on, among other things, corporate law issues as well as in connection with the development of new sites.
The following team of Gleiss Lutz lawyers advised Hornbach on its change of legal form: Dr. Stefan Mutter (partner, corporate, Düsseldorf), Dr. Stephan Aubel (partner, capital markets, Frankfurt, both lead); Prof. Dr. Hans Schlarmann (partner, public law, Stuttgart), Dr. Dirk Wasmann (partner, corporate, Stuttgart), Dr. Carsten Kruchen, Nadja Hölscher (both corporate, Düsseldorf), Jan-Rasmus Roßkamp, Melanie Barwich, Alexander Gebhardt, Marina Stoklasa (all capital markets, Frankfurt), Dr. Michael Marquardt (partner, tax, Frankfurt), Dr. Thomas Winzer (partner, employment, Frankfurt).