Schoenherr represents Austrian Core Shareholders on re-acquisition of majority shareholding in C-Quadrat from HNA Group
Schoenherr has advised and represented an investment company controlled by San Gabriel Privatstiftung and the C-Quadrat management board member Cristobal Mendez de Vigo, on the re-acquisition of a controlling participation in Cubic (London) Limited ("Cubic"), and thus indirectly in C-Quadrat Investment AG ("C-Quadrat"), from HNA Group (International) Asset Management Co., Limited, Hong Kong ("HNA"). The Jebsen Group, an investment company based in Hong Kong, will hold a minority participation.
Closing of the transaction is subject to clearance of the transaction by regulators inter alia in Austria, the UK and Armenia.
C-Quadrat Investment Group consists of several independent asset management companies that specialise in quantitative and discretionary absolute and total return strategies. C-Quadrat was established in Vienna in 1991. Today, with offices in Vienna, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Madrid and Yerevan, it operates in more than 20 countries.
Founded in 1895, the Jebsen Group is a private, family-owned distribution, marketing and investment company headquartered in Hong Kong with deep roots in Europe.
HNA Group is a global company focused on aviation and aviation-related businesses with assets and operations in the United States, Europe and Asia.
The Schoenherr team advising on the transaction consisted of Christian Herbst (partner, Vienna, corporate/m&a) and Maximilian Lang (counsel, Vienna, corporate/m&a) as well as Peter Feyl (partner, Vienna, banking & finance) and Matthias Pressler (attorney at law, Vienna, banking & finance).