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Beccar Varela advises on Agrofina’s notes issuances.
Beccar Varela, November 2019
Argentina

November 20th, 2019. Beccar Varela advised Agrofina S.A. on the issuances of Class VIII notes, worth US$13.509.284, and Class VIII Additional notes (reopening), worth US$4.979.651, both carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of simple notes, not convertible into shares, for a maximum nominal value of up to US$60 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Cincinnati Associate Sarah Sessler Bolsters Dinsmore’s Robust Litigation Group
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2019
Kentucky, United States of Ame

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed Sarah Sessler—a new commercial litigation associate in the firm’s Cincinnati office. Dinsmore’s litigation group now boasts 291 attorneys across the firm, including 131 in Ohio and 95 in Cincinnati...

Two new additions for Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2019
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek adds a Salaried Partner in White Collar & Criminal Compliance at its Hamburg office. After two and a half years of practicing at criminal law boutique Langrock Voß & Soyka, Dr. Sabine Ottow (39) returns to Heuking...

Expedeon Sells Immunology and Proteomics Businesses to Abcam
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2019
Germany

Expedeon AG (Heidelberg, Germany) signed an agreement with Abcam plc (Cambridge, UK) to sell its immunology and proteomics businesses for EUR 120 million. The sale is subject to shareholder approval at an extraordinary general meeting on December 19, 2019. A team led by Dr...

Springboard Advise on the Secondary Buy Out of ELE Advanced Technologies
Springboard Corporate Finance, November 2019
England

Springboard Corporate Finance is pleased to announce that it has advised mid-market private equity investor LDC and Newco on the secondary buy-out of ELE Advanced Technologies, with working capital and capex facilities provided by Lloyds Bank...

Swiss Hotelplan Group Acquires Tour Operator vtours
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2019
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Jörg aus der Fünten, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the shareholders of vtours on the sale to Hotelplan Group. vtours GmbH in Aschaffenburg and vtours international AG in Switzerland will continue to operate independently. The parties agreed not to disclose the acquisition price. The transaction closed on November 12, 2019...

Dinsmore Establishes Annual LGBTQ Scholarship with University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2019
Kentucky, United States of Ame

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is proud to announce the creation of the Dinsmore University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law LGBTQ Scholarship. Through the generosity of Partner John Selent, Dinsmore will fund half the annual tuition of a student who either identifies as LGBTQ, or who has made significant contributions to the community...

Verrill Attorney Elected Secretary of National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network Executive Board
Verrill, November 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(November 13, 2019) – Verrill attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith was recently elected secretary of the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN). Smith has been a member of the NWCDN since 2006, and was first elected to the Executive Board in 2018...

Verrill Welcomes Patent Attorney Dean Phelps
Verrill, November 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(November 13, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome patent attorney Dean Phelps to the firm’s Boston office. Dean is the fifth patent attorney to join Verrill in the past nine months as the firm continues to expand its intellectual property practice and build the firm’s presence in Boston...

Photonics Systems Holding GmbH acquires EPP Electronic Production Partners
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2019
Germany

Stuttgart-based Partner Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer advised Photonics Systems Holding GmbH with a team on the acquisition of EPP Electronic Production Partners GmbH. The acquisition strengthens Photonics Systems Group’s activities in the electronics sector and creates the conditions for continued growth...

LEG Sells Residential Portfolio to Coreo with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Vocke, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised LEG on the sale of a portfolio of 272 apartments and a commercial unit in the cities of Wuppertal, Bielefeld, Gelsenkirchen, and Lünen. The total rental space is 19,800 square meters. The buyer is Coreo. The residential portfolio is almost fully rented out...

Morgan & Morgan Participated in The International Maritime Law Seminar 2019
Morgan & Morgan, November 2019
Panama

Luis G. Raven, partner in the Shipping and Admiralty Litigation Department of Morgan & Morgan, participated in The International Maritime Law Seminar (IMLS), an annual event that takes place in the City of London and seeks to provide in-depth analysis and discussion of current legal topics critical to the marine industry...

Expansion of Chinese Business: Duisburger Hafen AG and its International Partners Develop the Largest Container Terminal in the European Inland
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2019
Germany

Duisburger Hafen AG, together with its international partners COSCO SHIPPING Group, Hupac SA and HTS Group, is developing the largest container terminal in the European hinterland on the site of the Port of Duisburg, thereby expanding the port into the central European anchor point of the New Silk Road...

Decorated Dressage Rider Lindsey Saad Joins Dinsmore as Litigation Partner
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2019
Kentucky, United States of Ame

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of Partner Lindsey Saad to the firm’s Morgantown office. She will practice with Dinsmore’s tort and litigation groups. To date, her broad practice has focused on long-term care and product liability with an emphasis on pharmaceutical and medical device defense litigation...

Dinsmore Earns Top-Tier Honors in 2020 ‘Best Law Firms’ List
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2019
Kentucky, United States of Ame

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has earned top honors in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings. Dinsmore received three tier 1 national listings for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Mining Law and Public Finance Law. The firm also received 118 first-tier metropolitan listings...

Dinsmore Named LCLD Top Performer for 3rd Time in 5 Years
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2019
Kentucky, United States of Ame

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP was recognized as a top performer at this year’s Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) annual meeting in Washington, D.C...

Beccar Varela and Allende & Brea Advise on a Loan Granted to Grupo Gerdau Worth US$800 Million.
Beccar Varela, October 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 30 October 2019. Beccar Varela and Allende & Brea rendered advice on a loan agreement for a total amount of up to US$800.000.000 granted to Grupo Gerdau. The loan was granted by Bank of America N.A., Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., New York Branch, BNP Paribas, Citibank N.A., HSBC Bank USA, National Association, JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A., Mizuho Bank, Ltd...

Verrill Trial Attorneys Again Recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” by Benchmark Litigation
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(October 30, 2019) – Eight Verrill attorneys have once again been recognized for their litigation skills in Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 edition. In addition to the firm’s eight individual rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf and Martha C...

Dinsmore Partner Justin Walker Confirmed as Federal Judge
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
Kentucky, United States of Ame

The United States Senate has confirmed Dinsmore Partner Justin Walker to a lifetime appointment as a U.S. district judge for the Western District of Kentucky.  At Dinsmore, Walker practiced commercial litigation with a focus on appellate law...

SeniVita Issues Two Corporate Bonds at a Total Nominal Value of EUR 30 Million
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based Partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised SeniVita Social Estate AG on issuing two new SME bonds totaling up to EUR 30 million. SeniVita intends to use the proceeds from the issue to refinance the 6.5 percent 2015/20 convertible bond of EUR 45 million due in May 2020 and to finance its current business activities...

Dinsmore Continues Fall Expansion in Columbus with Addition of Health Care Partner Tim Cahill
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
Kentucky, United States of Ame

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s quick expansion in Columbus is continuing with the addition of Tim Cahill, who has joined the firm as partner of counsel in the health care group. He comes to Dinsmore from Adena Health System, where he served as general counsel and board liaison for nearly five years and interim chief compliance officer for a year...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Management Buyout at NOBILIS GROUP
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher from the Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised management on the acquisition of NOBILIS Group GmbH, one of Germany’s most renowned companies for high-quality fragrance and perfume brands...

Verrill Welcomes Attorney Danielle Starr
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(October 23, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Danielle Starr to the firm’s Portland office. As a member of both Verrill’s Real Estate Group and Private Clients Group, Starr focuses her practice on all aspects of residential and commercial transactions, estate planning, estate administration, and prenuptial agreements...

Leading Speech Recognition Technology Company Eyes Global Expansion Following a Series A Investment Round.
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2019
England

Shoosmiths’ corporate team has advised speech recognition technology expert, Speechmatics, on a £6.35 million Series A funding round, which will be used to grow the firm globally...

New Law on Tax Amnesty in Panama: Corporations and Private Interest Foundations
Morgan & Morgan, October 2019
Panama

The Panamanian government has issued Law 99 of October 11, 2019, which establishes a General Tax Amnesty Law (“Amnesty”) that includes the elimination, for a limited period, of the penalties and surcharges caused by non-payment of the obligations with the National Treasury for corporations and private interest foundations...

Shoosmiths Recognised in Top Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2019
England

Shoosmiths CEO Simon Boss says a commitment to clients, a cutting edge approach and delivering collaborative solutions are key to the firm’s results in this year’s leading legal directories results. In The Legal 500, Shoosmiths has been recommended as a top tier firm across an impressive 25 practice areas with 29 practice areas moving up a tier...

HMP Acquires Provascular GmbH and Announces Establishment of HMP Europe
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer advised HMP, a leading provider of healthcare events and education, on the acquisition of Provascular GmbH. The company announced the establishment of HMP Europe to better leverage growth opportunities on the European market...

Portland Chamber Disputes Portland Mayor's Proposal at Mayoral Debate
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

After the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce's Portland Mayoral Debate on October 10, the Portland Press Herald published an article, "Business Group Accuses Portland Mayor of Misleading Supporters by Saying He Was 'Heckled,'" where Chamber President and Verrill attorney Jim Cohen was quoted in response to Mayor Ethan Strimling's $15-an-hour minimum wage pr

Advice from Women Leaders of Verrill
Verrill, October 2019
United States of America

The Massachusetts Brewers Guild continues to take steps to create gender equality within its community and since Verrill has similar initiatives, MBG decided to highlight some of our women in leadership in its article, "Pint of Change: Women Tap Into Leadership Roles In Male Dominated Industries...

mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG Accompanies Third Bond Issue of Real Estate Company Euroboden GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019
Germany

The team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Madeleine Zipperle from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office accompanied mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG on issuing Euroboden GmbH’s “Euroboden III Bond.” The placement of EUR 40 million was terminated prematurely due to oversubscription after three days...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Management Buy-In at EBG compleo GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Fontus Invest GmbH and part of its management on the acquisition of an equity interest in EBG compleo GmbH. EBG compleo GmbH is a leading provider of charging stations for electric vehicles...

M&A Expert Dr. Oliver von Rosenberg and Team are Joining Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek from Görg
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019
Germany

Effective January 1, 2020, Dr. Oliver von Rosenberg, LL.M. (54) and Dr. Alexander Jüngst (37) will join Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office as Equity Partners. Moving from Görg to Heuking, they will be accompanied by Associates Dr. Kerstin Goeck and Maximilian Spitzhorn-Storck...

Verrill Welcomes Litigator Travis Waller
Verrill, October 2019
United States of America

(October 15, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Travis Waller to the firm’s Westport office. Waller has experience in a wide range of complex commercial disputes in addition to construction litigation...

WSG Winners: International Tax Review - Americas Tax Awards 2019
World Services Group, October 2019
United States of America

World Services Group is honored to spotlight the WSG member winners and nominees of the International Tax Review - Americas Tax Awards 2019...

Springboard Advise on the Sale of Parking Facilities to Hill & Smith Holdings PLC
Springboard Corporate Finance, October 2019
England

Springboard Corporate Finance is pleased to announce that it has advised on the sale of Parking Facilities Limited to Hill & Smith Holdings PLC. Based in Tamworth, Parking Facilities specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of a market-leading range of parking and access control products...

Dinsmore Health Care Group Earns ABA Top-10 Ranking in Midwest
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has once again been named a top-10 health care firm in the American Bar Association’s Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition List. This year, Dinsmore ranked No. 7 in the Midwest region based on section lawyer membership...

Dinsmore Moves to New Chicago Office Following 5 Years of Exponential Growth
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Due to its quick expansion and plans for continued growth, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Chicago branch has moved into its new office at 222 W Adams St., on the top floor of the Franklin Center’s USG Tower...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Launches Smarter Working Innovation Unit
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has launched a Smarter Working innovation unit to further enhance its service to clients...

Chamber President Gives Insight on Mayoral Debate Claims
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

On October 10, 2019, government and public relations attorney Jim Cohen hosted the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues: Portland Mayoral Debate and was later quoted in a Portland Press Herald article, "Portland Mayor Tells

Jim Dimitrijevs Named to World Trademark Review Best of the Best List
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is proud to announce Cleveland Office Managing Partner James Dimitrijevs has been named to World Trademark Review’s Best of the Best list. WTR Global Leaders is a new publication that aggregates the world’s foremost legal and corporate trademark professionals...

Dinsmore Partner Laura Holoubek Named President-Elect of Equestrian Events, Inc.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Partner Laura Holoubek has been named president-elect of Equestrian Events, Inc., a Kentucky-based non-profit that organizes and hosts some of the nation’s most prestigious equestrian sporting events...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on Restructuring of Bader Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2019
Germany

Internationally operating Bader group, with some 1,000 employees throughout Europe, is preparing for the future and will undertake restructuring steps by the end of the year. As part of the restructuring, affiliated company Bader GmbH at its Senden site closes in particular the “machine cladding” partial production area. Dr. Lothar Ende and Dr...

Dawson Joins Dinsmore to Create Columbus’ Largest Law Firm for Workers’ Comp
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce that Dawson & Associates LLC, a leading workers’ compensation boutique firm in Columbus, has joined Dinsmore here in the capital city. With the move, Dinsmore’s local office is doubling its workers’ compensation group up to eight attorneys, making it the largest in Columbus for employment defense among the firms listed in U.S...

Consortium has been Recognized for its Leading Role in Central America by International Tax Review
Consortium Legal - El Salvador, October 2019
El Salvador

We are proud to announce that our regional tax team has been recognized as "Best Firm in Central America" by International Tax Review. The recognition was conferred during ITR Awards Ceremony held the night of Thursday September 19th, 2019. During the ceremony, it was stated that “the winner for “Tax Firm of the year” wins for its strength in delivery for clients across all region”...

Louisville Native Chase Cunningham Joins Dinsmore & Shohl
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed associate Chase Cunningham to the firm’s Louisville office. He will practice with both the immigration and labor and employment groups. Cunningham is a 2018 graduate of the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Before joining Dinsmore, he worked as a judicial term clerk for United States Magistrate Judge Colin H...

Forbes Names Dinsmore among 29 Best Labor & Employment Firms in America
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Forbes has named Dinsmore & Shohl LLP among the nation’s best law firms for labor and employment practice in its inaugural America’s Top Corporate Law Firms list . Of the more than 400,000 law firms across the country, 243 made the list, and a mere 29 were recognized for their labor and employment work...

COP 25: The U.N. Climate Change Conference was Officially Launched
Carey, October 2019
Chile

On September 9th, an inaugural event launched the construction of the complex that will receive delegates from 196 nations and U.N. members who will participate in the Conference of the Parties number 25 (COP 25) of the United Nations Framework Convention (UNFCCC). The conference is organized in response to climate change, and will take place in Chile this December...

Haynes and Boone Releases Fall 2019 Energy Roundup and Borrowing Base Redeterminations Survey
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2019
United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP today released its Fall 2019 Energy Roundup, a comprehensive report on the state of the energy industry, as well as updates to several other key

New Management at Delphi in Stockholm
Delphi, October 2019
Sweden

Delphi has appointed Stefan Erhag as Managing Partner and Frida Rydin as Deputy Managing Director for the office in Stockholm. Delphi has appointed Stefan Erhag as the new managing partner for the operations in Stockholm, effective as of October 1. Stefan has worked at Delphi since 2003 and was managing partner between 2008 and 2016...

Pipeline Expansion, Safety Focus of October 3rd Natural Gas Conference
Verrill, October 2019
United States of America

Keynote Speakers Include Maine Public Utilities Commission Chair Philip L. Bartlett and University of Maine’s David Dvorak (October 1, 2019) – Verrill and Pierce Atwood will host the seventh annual full-day Maine Natural Gas Conference on Thursday, October 3 at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth, Maine...

 

 


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