Hogan Lovells advises Deutscher Sparkassenverlag on a joint venture with Ingenico

Led by Frankfurt partner Tim Oliver Brandi Hogan Lovells has advised Deutscher Sparkassenverlag on a joint venture with payment service provider Ingenico.

Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag GmbH (DSV), which is part of the Sparkasse Financial Group, and Ingenico Group S.A., Paris, have come to an agreement on the establishment of a joint venture in the payment sector for the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland). The combination of DSV owned BS PAYONE GmbH, Frankfurt a. M., with Ingenico Payment Services GmbH, Ratingen, as well as additional companies of the Ingenico Group is to take place at the beginning of 2019.

"We feel honoured that we could advise the Sparkasse Financial Group during this transaction, which is of outstanding importance to the payment services sector within the DACH region", said Tim Oliver Brandi.

Hogan Lovells for Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag


Dr. Tim Oliver Brandi (Partner), Dr. Joachim W. Habetha (Partner), Philipp Weber (Senior Associate), Lena Jahnke, Dr. Marcel Polte (Associates, Frankfurt).

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Dr. Martin Sura (Partner), Sebastian Faust (Senior Associate), Jan Philipp Sparenberg (Associate, Dusseldorf).

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Dr. Richard Reimer (Partner), Andreas Doser, Sarah Wrage, Nicola Jozefowski (Associates, Frankfurt);

Roger Tym (Partner), Charles Elliott, Oliver Irons (Senior Associates, London). 


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Dr. Thomas Frank (Senior Associate, Munich).

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Dr. Nils Rauer (Partner), Dr. Fabian Pfuhl (Counsel), Christina Kesting (Associate, Frankfurt).

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