P+P advises Abeking & Rasmussen Schiffs- und Yachtwerft Aktiengesellschaft on the process of incoporating a Societas Europaea (SE)

March 2016

Abeking & Rasmussen Schiffs- und Yachtwerft Aktiengesellschaft, located in Lemwerder, has assumed the legal form of a Societas Europaea (SE). The formation of the SE was carried out by way of a merger of an Austrian subsidiary stock corporation of Abeking & Rasmussen Aktiengesellschaft.

The general meetings of Abeking & Rasmussen Schiffs- und Yachtwerft Aktiengesellschaft and the Austrian subsidiary already approved the merger in July 2015. On the basis of the certifications of legality of the merger under Austrian and German law and after completion of the employee participation procedure, Abeking & Rasmussen Schiffs- und Yachtwerft SE became a legal entity upon its entry into the commercial register on March 7, 2016.

The following P+P Munich team advised Abeking & Rasmussen on the restructuring with regard to both corporate law and the employee participation procedure:

  • Eva Nase (partner, lead, corporate and capital markets law)
  • Tobias Sawada (associate, corporate and securities law)

Clemens Schindler and Katharina Schindler of the Austrian law firm Schindler Attorneys, Vienna, advised on the Austrian part of the incorporation of the SE.