As part of its strategic realignment, Leder & Schuh AG – one of Europe’s leading shoe retailer based in Graz, Austria – with the brands Humanic, Dominici, Jello, Shoe4You and Stiefelkönig, has sold Shoe4You and Jello formats – specialists activities in Germany as part of a structured process – to Kienast Holding GmbH & Co. KG, a privately owned group of companies in the German shoe retail market.

The team of Herbst Kinsky was led by Wolfgang Schwackhöfer (Corporate/M & A and Real Estate law), further member of the transaction team have been Christoph Wildmoser (Corporate / M & A), Sonja Hebenstreit (IP), Johannes Frank (Real Estate), Bianca Moeller (Real Estate), Alexander Weber (Corporate) and Tanja Lang (Labour). On aspects of German law the Leder & Schuh AG was advised by P + P Pöllath and Partners under the lead of Georg Greitemann. The Kienast Holding GmbH & Co. KG was advised by Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, Hannover, under the lead of Thomas Halberkamp and Jens Röhrbein.