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BEITEN BURKHARDT Acts as Counsel to Tresalia Capital in Take-over of All Shares in Artega Automobil GmbH & Co. KG

(PresseBox) (Frankfurt am Main, ) The international business law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT has acted as counsel to Tresalia Capital S.A. de C.V., a Mexican investment group, in a successful takeover of Artega Automobil GmbH & Co. KG. In this takeover, Tresalia Capital acquired 52% of the shares from prior coshareholder and founder of the company Klaus Dieter Frers. Tresalia Capital now holds a 100% interest in Artega Automobil GmbH & Co. KG.

Artega Automobil GmbH & Co. KG., which was founded in 2006 and has its registered office in Delbruck near Paderborn, produces the sports car "Artega GT", a 300 hp twoseater. Serial production is planned to start in March 2010. Tresalia Capital is a familyowned investment group that is the majority shareholder in the Grupo Modelo brewery, well known for the beer brand "Corona". In addition, Tresalia Capital holds, inter alia, stakes in the US fashion company Tory Burch and a real estate business.

BEITEN BURKHARDT had already acted as counsel to Tresalia Capital when it joined Artega Automobil GmbH & Co. KG in September 2008 and later with regard to other financing rounds, such as a mezzanine loan.

Counsel to Tresalia Capital:

BEITEN BURKHARDT: Dr. Max Hirschberger, Dr. Markus J. Friedl, Ruth-Maria Thomsen, Dr. Marco Ottaviano, Dr. Alexia Bierweiler (all Frankfurt am Main, all M&A), Dr. Rudolf Mikus, Stefan Spengler (both Frankfurt am Main, both tax law), Inka Zielski, Tim Luchtenberg (both Frankfurt am Main, both labour law), Dr. Sebastian Heim (Munich, IP).

Vinson & Elkins: Timothy F. Foarde

Counsel to Klaus Dieter Frers:
Streitbörger Speckmann: Dr. Bertram Schacker

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