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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP: Willkie advises Waterland Private Equity in the sale of its interest in the A-ROSA River Cruise Group

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11.01.2018 / 19:25
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Waterland has announced today the sale of its interest in the A-ROSA river cruise group to Duke Street.

Background of the transaction:
The British company based in London is acquiring all the shares in the market leader for premium cruises on European rivers together with management.

The independent private equity firm acquired a majority share in the leading German river cruise provider in 2009, and has since contributed significantly to the company's growth and to its becoming the most successful river cruise operator in the German source market.

The transaction is subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities. The parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details relating to the transaction.

Transaction Advisors
The Willkie team was led by Mario Schmidt and Dr. Stefan Jörgens (both Corporate, Frankfurt) and included partners Dr. Axel Wahl (Corporate, Frankfurt), Dr. Patrick Meiisel, Dr. Bettina Bokeloh (both Tax, Frankfurt), Jan Wilms, Dr. Jasmin Dettmar (both Finance, Frankfurt), Dr. Christian Rolf (HR, Frankfurt) and associates Dr. Stefan Bührle, Adrian Dengler, Erik Göretzlehner, Andreas Knödler and Karsten Silbernagel (all Corporate, 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, January 11, 2018

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