Herbst Kinsky has provided Austrian legal advice to the Hofmann Menu Group on refinancing by an international banking consortium headed by The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland and UniCredit Bank AG as Joint Global Coordinators. The transaction volume amounts to EUR 200 million. Latham & Watkins was global counsel to the Hofmannsmenu Group.
Hofmann Menu Group, located in Boxberg-Schweigern (Germany) offers catering concepts for canteens from smaller companies and social facilities such as nursing homes, hospitals, and schools, and employs 1,200 people. It is a portfolio company of the Partners Group, a Zug, Switzerland-based global manager of private market investments, which invested in the company in 2013. Herbst Kinsky advised on that transaction as well.
The Herbst Kinsky team was led by Partner Christoph Wildmoser, supported by Philipp Baubin and Carl Walderdorff. The Latham & Watkins team was led by Frankfurt-based Partner Alexandra Hageluken.