13 December 2011
The Turkish airport service company Çelebi Havacılık Holding A.Ş acquired 100 percent of the shares in Fraport Ground Services Austria GmbH (FGSA) from Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide. Mayer Brown acted as transaction counsel for of Çelebi.
The FGSA is a ground handling service company at Vienna International Airport. The company will be registered as Çelebi Ground Services Austria GmbH.
Over the past few years, Mayer Brown has advised Çelebi in connection with their activities on the German market.
The Mayer Brown team working on this transaction included partners Dr. Guido Zeppenfeld (Lead Counsel, General Commercial Law, Employment & Benefits), Dr. Heinrich von Bünau (Corporate und M&A, both Frankfurt) and Dr. Marius Boewe (Public Commercial Law, Cologne), as well as associates Dr. Sven Labudda (Corporate), Björn Vollmuth, Holger Faust (both Employment & Benefits, all Frankfurt). As Local Counsel the Austrian law office Baier Böhm with the lawyers Dr. Gregor Grubhofer and Dr. Andreas Alzinger (both Corporate, Vienna) were involved.