23 August 2007 - Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP has advised Primondo Specialty Group GmbH, a mail order division of Arcandor AG (former KarstadtQuelle AG), on the sale of Mercatura Holding to the Swedish Kwintet Group. The transaction was led by partners Peter Nägele and Dr. Heinrich von Bünau, assisted by Malte Richter and Dr. Andrea Patzak, all based in the firm's Frankfurt office. Mercatura Group is a leader in service wear. Kwintet AB is Europe's leading provider of professional clothing.

For further information:
Heinrich von Bünau
Partner, Frankfurt
+49 69 7941 1377

Peter Nägele
Partner, Frankfurt
+49 69 7941 2751