Takeover Bid: Signa Intervenes for Kaufhof Using Skadden and McDermott


Jens Ortmanns (real estate), Matthias Kampshoff (corporate/M&A) and Kian Tauser (tax) are advising Austrian investor René Benko on a three billion euro offer for Kaufhof through his Signa Group. Benko had tried to buy the company after a takeover of Karstadt in 2014, on which McDermott also advised.