Luther advises Autohaus Sahm on the sale of the Mercedes-Benz service business to the LUEG Group

Ratingen, 19.02.2024 – The automotive business is changing and consolidation is currently taking place at all levels. LUEG AG & Co. KG will take over Mercedes-Benz customer service for cars and vans from Sahm GmbH in Ratingen on 1 April 2024. The seller was advised on the transaction by Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft.


The takeover is part of LUEG's Strategy 2030+, which aims to expand its dealership business and strengthen the Düsseldorf catchment area. LUEG will continue to develop the location in the spirit of the Sahm family and offer customers the usual service at the location. All 50 employees will be integrated into the company.

LUEG is active in the classic car dealership business with sales brands such as Mercedes-Benz, smart, Volvo, Ineos and Ferrari and is one of the largest providers of individual mobility in Germany. Founded in 1868 as a car factory in Bochum, the LUEG Group today employs a total of almost 2,500 people in Europe.

Luther's Mobility & Logistics industry group brings together legal experts from various fields of law and has been successfully advising clients from the automotive industry for many years. Luther's lawyers advise at all levels of the value chain and with the full-service approach typical of the firm.

About Sahm GmbH:

Sahm GmbH was founded in Ratingen in 1926 and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2026. The company has been associated with the Mercedes-Benz brand since the 1960s.

For Sahm GmbH:

Luther, Corporate/M&A: Thomas Weidlich, LL.M. (Partner, lead), Falco Rohrberg, LL.M. (Senior Associate), Dr Madeleine Martinek, LL.M. (Associate)

Luther, Real Estate Law: Michael Kunkel, LL.M. (Partner)

Luther, Labour Law: Kerstin Gröne (Partner), Dr. Christoph Corzelius (Senior Associate)

Luther, IT / Data Protection Law: Silvia C. Bauer (Partner)

Ebner Stolz: Guido Glörfeld (Partner, Transaction Advisory), Markus Meyer (Tax)