International law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP has advised EADS Deutschland GmbH, Munich, on the spin-off of its Naval electronics business, to the submarine electronic supplier Atlas Elektronik GmbH. The transaction was led by corporate partner Mark Walker from the firm's Frankfurt office. He was assisted by partners Dr. Heinrich von Bünau (corporate), Dr. Klaus Müller (corporate), Dr. Ulrike Binder (corporate) and Dr. Guido Zeppenfeld (employment).

Atlas Elektronik GmbH is a joint company of ThyssenKrupp Technologies AG (51 percent) and EADS Deutschland GmbH (49 percent).

ThyssenKrupp Technologies and EADS acquired Atlas Elektronik in 2006 from BAE Systems. Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw advised EADS on this acquisition also.

Contact for further information:
Mark Walker
Partner, Frankfurt
 +49 69 7941 2091