14 July 2009 - International law firm Mayer Brown advised Hewitt Associates on the acquisition of shares of BodeHewitt AG & Co KG from Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG (HVB).

Hewitt Associates advises companies in the human resources and outsourcing sector. BodeHewitt, which is working as a joint venture since 2005, focuses on consulting in regard of corporate pension services. With its acquisition of BodeHewitt, Hewitt Associates is strengthening its presence in the corporate pension services sector in Germany. Together, Hewitt and BodeHewitt will have 230 associates working from offices in Munich, Stuttgart and Wiesbaden.

The Mayer Brown Team working on the deal included Christof Gaudig (lead); counsel: Isabelle van Sambeck; associates: Dirk Langner, Stefan Westerheide (all Corporate, Cologne). Dr. Wolfram Schiessler (inhouse) advised HVB.

For further information:
Friederike Hartmann
Director Marking & Business Development, Frankfurt
T: +49 69 7941 1045
M: +49 160 9019 2756

Christof Gaudig
Partner, Cologne
T: +49 221 5771 224
cgaudig@mayerbrown.com