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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP: Willkie advises PAI portfolio company AS Adventure on its acquisition of McTREK from YEAH! AG

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14.08.2017 / 11:54
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AS Adventure Group, a portfolio company of French private Equity fund PAI, has acquired the majority of the shares in YEAH! AG, which operates inter alia the McTREK stores. The consummation of the transaction is subject to antitrust approval.

AS Adventure Group is currently active in 6 countries with a total turnover of over EUR 500 million.

McTREK is a successful outdoor retailer in Germany with 39 stores and a fast-growing web shop with a total turnover of more than EUR 50 million.

The founder and CEO of McTREK, Ulrich Dausien, was also the founder of Jack Wolfskin.

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The Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP team was led by Dr. Axel Wahl and Mario Schmidt (both Corporate, Frankfurt) and included partners Susanne Zuehlke (Antitrust, Brussels), Dr. Bettina Bokeloh (Tax) and Dr. Christian Rolf (HR, both Frankfurt) as well as the associates Johannes Eckhardt, Adrian Dengler, Dr. Stefan Bührle, Lukas Nein (all Corporate) and Tim Bulian (HR, all Frankfurt).

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an international law firm, comprising more than 650 attorneys with offices in New York, Washington, Houston, Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Frankfurt and Brussels. The headquarters are in New York, 787 Seventh Avenue, Tel.: 001 212 728 8000.
Frankfurt am Main, August 14, 2017

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