Mayer Brown advised Goodyear on the acquisition of all shares in tire wholesaler Reifen Burkhardt GmbH & Co. KG. The transaction was completed on September 1, 2022.
Goodyear is one of the largest tire companies in the world. The company employs approximately 72,000 people and operates 57 plants in 23 countries around the world. Mayer Brown is long-standing legal advisor to Goodyear and acted as counsel on the acquisition of Reifen Baierlacher KG.
Reifen Burkhardt GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1959 and is located in Bruchsal.
The Mayer Brown Team was led by Corporate & Securities partner Dr. Jan Streer (Düsseldorf) and included: Corporate & Securities – partner Dr. Joachim J. Modlich (Düsseldorf) and associate Dr. Joy Sievers (Frankfurt); Employment & Benefits – counsel Björn Vollmuth (Frankfurt); Real Estate – counsel Dr. Jürgen Streng and associate Maik Sebastian Lammers (both Düsseldorf); Intellectual Property – associate Maximilian Kücking (Düsseldorf); Tax – partner Volker Junge und counsel Susan Günther (both Frankfurt); Antitrust & Competition – partner Dr. Johannes Weichbrodt (Düsseldorf).