Hogan Lovells advises Mabanaft on the acquisition of WESTFA Energy

Hogan Lovells advises Mabanaft on the acquisition of WESTFA Energy

Press releases | 09 April 2024

Led by Matthias Hirschmann and Julian Tristram, global law firm Hogan Lovells has advised leading Hamburg-based energy company Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in WESTFA Energy GmbH, including all subsidiaries and shareholdings, from Adeleon Familienholding GmbH, formerly WESTFA Holding GmbH.

WESTFA Energy is one of the leading LPG suppliers in Germany and delivers LPG to private households, businesses and industry in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France. WESTA's strong position in the liquefied natural gas market significantly complements Mabanaft's existing business. The acquisition strengthens the company's strategic goals of expanding its product portfolio and meeting the growing needs of its customers. 

The Mabanaft Group is a leading independent and integrated energy company that offers its customers innovative energy solutions in the transportation, heating, industrial and agricultural sectors. The company offers customers a broad and flexible product range and is proactively committed to the energy transition.

Hogan Lovells advised its long-standing client Mabanaft on the entire transaction process and provided comprehensive legal advice. 

Hogan Lovells team for Mabanaft GmbH & Co.KG

Matthias Hirschmann (Partner), Julian Tristram, Yannic Venus (Senior Associates), Philip Genske, Moritz Lamersdorf (Associates), Adrianni Marhain-Prante (Foreign Associate) (all Corporate Energy/ M&A, Hamburg);

Christian Ritz (Partner), Dr Dennis Cukurov (Senior Associate), Dr Lukas Rengier (Counsel) (all Munich), Dr Felix Werner (Senior Associate, Berlin) (all Regulatory);

Dr Justus Frank (Counsel), Annika Weber (Senior Associate) (both Employment, Dusseldorf);

Fabian Reischauer, Dr Laura Iva Savić (Senior Associates) (both Real Estate, Hamburg).