GOF advises ZF Friedrichshafen on the sale of Astyx to GM Cruise

Munich, July 7, 2020 – Gütt Olk Feldhaus advised ZF Friedrichshafen AG on the sale of its stake in Astyx GmbH to GM Cruise Holdings LLC.

In 2017 Gütt Olk Feldhaus had already advised ZF Friedrichshafen AG, one of the world's leading technology companies in the automotive industry, on the acquisition of its 44.47%-stake in Astyx GmbH. The legal advice now also included a complex real estate carve-out.

Founded in 1997 and based in Ottobrunn near Munich, Astyx GmbH produces high-frequency radar sensors and modules, primarily for customers and partners in the automotive industry, and thus provides a key technology for autonomous driving.

GM Cruise is a global leader in the field of autonomous driving, based in San Francisco, California.

Gütt Olk Feldhaus advises ZF Friedrichshafen AG regularly on transactions.

Legal advisors ZF Friedrichshafen AG:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Munich: Dr Sebastian Olk, Adrian von Prittwitz (both Partner, Corporate/M&A, both lead), Thomas Becker (Of Counsel, IP/IT/Data Protection), Dominik Forstner (Associate), Isabelle Vrancken (Senior Associate), Karl Ehrenberg (Associate, all Corporate/M&A)

BLOMSTEIN, Berlin: Dr Roland M. Stein, Dr Leonard von Rummel (both Foreign Trade Law)

Kind & Drews, Düsseldorf: Dr Ernesto Drews (Tax and Real Estate Law)

About Gütt Olk Feldhaus:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus is a leading international law firm based in Munich, Germany. We advise on all aspects of commercial and corporate law. The main areas of our expertise are company law, M&A, private equity and finance. Gütt Olk Feldhaus also handles litigation in these areas.


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