In one of the largest Austrian deals of the year, Cerha
Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati advised OMV in the sale of its
subsidiary Agrolinz Melamine International to
the Abu Dhabi-based International Petroleum Investment
Company. M&A partners Clemens Hasenauer and Albert
Birkner led the team advising OMV on the deal, which was worth
€241 million. A team fromHadef Al Dhahir & Associates
in Abu Dhabi represented IPIC. DLA Weiss-Tessbach
Rechtsanwälte advised IPIC in Austria. Hilmar Kroat-Reder
acted as OMV's in-house counsel on the transaction and David
Forbes led the in-house team at IPIC group.
Infogrames Entertainment has completed the restructuring of
around €100 million of debt, maturing in July 2005.
Infogrames is the parent company of the Atari group, which
edits and distributes interactive entertainment software.
Shearman & Sterling advised Infogrames Entertainment and
Linklaters acted for the presenting banks Calyon,
Société Générale and Natexis
Bleichroeder. Rothschild & Cie Banque advised...