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Business leaders outline blueprint for Scotland’s future economic success
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, March 2019
Scotland

Scotland must address eight core issues in order to seize export opportunities and build an economy fit for the future, according to a landmark study by the Fraser of Allander Institute...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in the registration of Mortgage Loans Notes for an amount of up to US$40 million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A., acting as trustee of the Fifteenth Mortgage-Backed Notes Trust (an issuer trust constituted under the laws of Panama), registered Mortgage Loans Notes in three tranches for an amount of up to US$40,000,000 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama, which notes were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in the registration of Mortgage Loans Notes for an amount of up to US$60 million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A., acting as trustee of the Fourteenth Mortgage-Backed Notes Trust (an issuer trust constituted under the laws of Panama), registered Mortgage Loans Notes in three tranches for an amount of up to US$60,000,000 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama, which notes were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange...

Morgan & Morgan represented Electron Investment, S.A. in an arbitration process filed by Constructora Seli Panamá, S.A. before the International Chamber of Commerce
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Panama, February 18, 2019. Morgan & Morgan was part of the team of lawyers that represented Electron Investment, S.A. (“EISA”), in an arbitration process filed by Constructora Seli Panamá, S.A. (“SELI”), before the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”)...

Beccar Varela Appoints New Partner.
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, March 15th, 2019. On March 13th, Beccar Varela promoted Dr. Daniel Levi to partner, in recognition of his dedication and expertise, which have allowed him to develop a promising and exceptional career. Daniel focuses on the areas of Corporate Finance, Banking and Financial Institutions, and Corporate Law. He joined the firm in 2004...

Marval and Beccar Varela Advise on the Transfer of Arch Química’s Quotas to Platinum Equity.
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 March 2019. Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal advised Grupo Lonza on the transfer of Arch Química Argentina SRL’s quotas to Platinum Equity. The transaction, which closed on February 28, 2019, is part of a global operation in which Grupo Lonza transferred it entire global water treatment business to Platinum Equity...

Pérez Alati and Beccar Varela in Financing to Puerto de Quequén.
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 March 2019. Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and Beccar Varela participated as legal counsels in the structuring of a syndicated loan for up to US$32,200,000, granted by Banco Macro S.A. (Banco Macro) and Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior S.A...

Dykema’s William J. Kohler Appointed to the Connected Vehicle Trade Association’s Board of Directors
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that William J. Kohler, co-leader of the firm’s Mobility and Advanced Transportation Team and senior counsel in its Corporate Finance Practice Group, has been appointed by the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) to serve as a member of its Board of Directors. Headquartered in Plymouth, Mich...

Dykema’s Lansing Office Adds Government Policy Advisor Tracy D. Winston
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Tracy D. Winston to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a government policy advisor in the firm’s Lansing office. Prior to joining Dykema, Winston served as Democratic Caucus Policy Advisor for the Michigan House of Representatives. In her previous advisory role, Winston focused her work on health and insurance policy...

Dykema’s Chicago Office Adds Three Attorneys
Dykema, March 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael A. Dorfman, Robert “Dean” Hagan, and Heidi J. Herman to its Chicago office. Dorfman joins Dykema as Member in its Intellectual Property and IP Litigation Department, while Hagan and Herman each join as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group...

Prepaid Alliance in Merzig and Trier – M&M-Werbeagentur GmbH and ICP Transaction Solutions GmbH are Merging in a Holding Company
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2019
Germany

With a Frankfurt-based team led by partner Thomas K. Schrell, business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised HF Private Debt on financing the acquisition of all shares in M&M Werbeagentur GmbH – phone card marketing. The financing volume was not disclosed. M&M Werbeagentur was acquired via a member of ICP Group...

Karanovic & Partners Advise Conscia Holding in Acquisition of NIL Skupina for EUR 41 million
Karanovic & Partners, March 2019
Serbia

A leading provider of secure IT infrastructure solutions in Europe, Conscia Holding acquires NIL Skupina, a leading IT services provider headquartered Slovenia, with subsidiaries in Serbia, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. The Karanovic & Partners legal team – led by Senior Partner* Marko Ketler and Associate Živa Nucic, advised Conscia Holding in this transaction...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Munich office grows with Dr. Martin Ströhmann as Salaried Partner
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2019
Germany

As of March 2019, Dr. Martin G. Ströhmann, LL.M. (Chicago) joined the Munich office of law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. As Salaried Partner, he will expand the firm’s Compliance practice in Munich and will join the teams led by Partners Boris Dürr and Dr. Arnold Büssemaker. Dr...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Auctus and its Portfolio Companies GS Star Hotels on the Acquisition of Rilano Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2019
Germany

With a team led by Boris Dürr and Dr. Oliver Treptow, both from the firm’s Munich office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised private equity investor Auctus and its portfolio company GS Star Hotels on the acquisition of a majority interest in Rilano Holding GmbH...

Octopus Investments Shines a £5 Million Light on Entertainment Industry Lighting Experts
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2019
England

The award-winning venture capital team at Shoosmiths has guided the development capital team of its long-term client Octopus Investments on its £5 million growth investment into Rotolight, which creates advanced LED lighting for the photography and filmmaking industry...

WSG Nominees: The Asia Legal Awards 2019
World Services Group, March 2019
United States of America

World Services Group is honored to congratulate our Asia-Pacific member firms that were nominated for The Asia Legal Awards 2019. The Asia Legal Awards present the region's top lawyers, law firms, and in-house teams and celebrate their most stellar achievements of the year...

Carey was Highlighted in Different Fields
Carey, March 2019
Chile

February was a month of good news for Carey. We were ranked by Chambers Global as the Chilean firm with most areas of practice ranked in Band 1. Chambers Global covers more than 180 countries around the world and compares firms that have an expansive regional or global scope, identifying and classifying the most outstanding firms and lawyers...

Domicil Acquires Residential Complex in Munich’s Johanneskirchen District
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Vocke, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Domicil Real Estate Group on the acquisition of a residential building in Munich’s Johanneskirchen district as part of a share deal. The building will be a part of the asset and portfolio manager’s own portfolio. The residential complex has been sold by a family office...

Springboard Advise on the Sale of Thomas Fudge's to The Burton's Biscuit Company
Springboard Corporate Finance, March 2019
England

Founded in Dorset in 1916, Thomas Fudge's supplies premium biscuits, flatbreads and Florentines to major supermarkets and independent retailers across the UK. Thomas Fudge's has built a strong market position as an iconic British brand focussed on premium bakery and biscuit products, operating from its own UK based bakery in Dorset...

Promotions at NNDKP
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, March 2019
Romania

Bucharest, 4 March 2019 - Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen announced today its 2019 promotions. Roxana Abrașu (Employment) and Șandor Gal (NNDKP Brașov) were promoted to Managing Associate positions...

MOMENI Acquires Renowned “Galerie Luise” in Hanover with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Frank Baßler from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Stuttgart office advised MOMENI group on the acquisition of “Galerie Luise,” a gallery that is well known beyond Hanover’s borders. The acquisition was made on behalf of an open-ended special AIF managed by MOMENI group. The seller is a property company managed by Munich-based Accom...

Motesque Enters Into Cooperation with Ottobock – Heuking Advises Start-Up
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Michael Sörgel advised the start-up Motesque on a cooperation with Ottobock SE. Together, the two companies intend to further develop a digital, cloud-based platform for motion analysis developed by Motesque and market it as a medical device...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Corporate Finance Team Reports 106% Deals Value Growth
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, February 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate finance team has reported a bumper year for deals activity, with the value of transactions more than doubling to £8.65 billion...

Hanson Bridgett Names Neepa Ranavat as Leadership on Legal Diversity Pathfinder
Hanson Bridgett LLP, February 2019
California, United States of America

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 13, 2019 – Hanson Bridgett has chosen Neepa Ranavat to be a member of the 2019 class of Pathfinders, participating in a program designed by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to train high-performing, early to mid-career attorneys in critical career development strategies including leadership and the building of professional networks...

Hanson Bridgett Names André Campbell as Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow
Hanson Bridgett LLP, February 2019
California, United States of America

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 13, 2019 – Hanson Bridgett has chosen André Campbell to be a member of the 2019 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. “This is a singular honor for André,” said Managing Partner Andrew Giacomini ...

Dykema’s Experienced Team Well-Positioned to Handle BIPA-Related Counseling and Litigation
Dykema, February 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce the formation of its dedicated Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) team...

Silverlake Acquires Office Building at Ben-Gurion-Ring in Frankfurt with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2019
Germany

Supported by a team led by Dr. Peter Vocke, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Düsseldorf office, Silverlake Real Estate Group acquired the office building at Ben-Gurion-Ring 174 in Frankfurt, a former SEB branch. With the acquisition of the building, Silverlake is implementing its intended market entry in Frankfurt...

Total Eren, KFW, FMO and KFW Ipex agree on non-recourse project financing for the wind project “Malaspina I”.
Beccar Varela, February 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 22 February 2019. On February 8th, the French renewable energy group Total Eren announced the closing of an agreement with the international banks KfW and FMO for the financing of the “Malaspina I” wind project, worth up to US$103,690,583.78. Central Eólica Pampa de Malaspina S.A.U. was awarded a Renewable Electricity Purchase Agreement within the framework of Resolution No...

Top Ranked in the 2019 Chambers Global Guide
Karanovic & Partners, February 2019
Serbia

We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners has once again been top-ranked on the most recent Chambers Global leading law firm listing. The 2019 Chambers Global guide highlights the Corporate & Commercial practice group in the jurisdictions of Montenegro and Serbia as belonging to band 1...

Karanovic & Partners Shortlisted With 5 Deals for Deal of the Year Award
Karanovic & Partners, February 2019
Serbia

After winning the Deal of the Year Award in 2018, Karanovic & Partners is this year once again in the finals for this prestigious accolade – this time with 5 deals and in 5 jurisdictions. Organized by the renowned CEE Legal Matters magazine, these awards are a way of recognizing the biggest and most important deals by law firms in Central and Eastern European jurisdictions...

Mid Europa Partners sells Bambi to Coca-Cola HBC
Karanovic & Partners, February 2019
Serbia

Coca-Cola HBC announced the agreement to acquire Bambi, the leading Serbian biscuit and confectionary maker, from Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe...

Wardynski & Partners Celebrates its 30th Anniversary
World Services Group, February 2019
United States of America

Founded in 1988, Wardyński & Partners has grown to become one of the largest independent law firms in Poland – with offices in Warsaw, Kraków, Poznań and Wrocław. Over the last 30 years, their relationship with the business and financial sectors have endured and prospered...

O’Neal Webster Expands Litigation Department with the Addition of Well-Known Litigator Dan Wise
O'Neal Webster, February 2019
British Virgin Islands

O’Neal Webster announces the expansion of its litigation team with the addition of Dan Wise, formerly Head of Litigation at Martin Kenney & Company, who joins as a partner in the firm’s Tortola office. Mr. Wise specializes in complex, cross border commercial litigation and is admitted to practice in England and Wales, the British Virgin Islands, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines...

Strong Growth Once Again: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Increases Revenue by Double Digits
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2019
Germany

In fiscal 2018, business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek again recorded significant gains in revenue: 2018 annual revenue amounted to EUR 177 million, an increase of EUR 27.5 million over the previous year. With last year’s revenue standing at EUR 149.5 million, growth of 18.4 percent was recorded in 2018...

Shoosmiths residential development experts advise Kier Living on prestigious Cardiff site
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised long-standing client Kier Living on its successful bid to provide exclusive, high-quality homes in one of Cardiff’s largest and more prestigious residential developments. The Churchlands development site in Lisvane, Cardiff, will be transformed into a 1,000-home site with a new school, district centre and extensive areas of public open space...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises ON and TPH on a Forward Deal for a Residential Project in Düsseldorf
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2019
Germany

A joint project company of ON Real Estate and TPH Real Estate sold a project development at Wattenscheider Straße 13 in Düsseldorf. A team led by Düsseldorf-based partner Dr. Peter Vocke advised the company on the share deal. The buyers are two family offices from Frankfurt and Hamburg. The building with 56 micro-apartments in Düsseldorf will be completed in the course of 2019...

BSI Commissions Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek to Prepare a Study on Cyber Security Architecture
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2019
Germany

In autumn 2018, the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) commissioned business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek to prepare a comprehensive study to take stock of the relevant actors in cyber security architecture in Germany...

Trial Attorney Michael R. Carey Joins Dykema’s Minneapolis Office
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael R. Carey to its Products, Class Actions & Professional Liability Practice Group as a Member in the firm’s Minneapolis office. He joins Dykema from Bowman and Brooke LLP, where he practiced for more than a decade...

Dinsmore Among Top State, National Counsel in 2018 Bond Buyer Rankings
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP earned high marks in The Bond Buyer 2018 rankings, including being ranked second overall in Kentucky and Ohio and second in Pennsylvania for the number of transactions. Dinsmore earned a top-25 spot nationally for bond counsel. Thomson Reuters compiles transaction data for The Bond Buyer...

Jason Hanselman Named A “Leader in the Law” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Jason Hanselman, Lansing-based member in Dykema’s Government Policy and Practice group, was named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2019 “Leaders in the Law.” A luncheon celebrating the honorees will be held on April 18, 2019, at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, where the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” will be announced...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Vectron Systems on Capital Increase
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2019
Germany

With a team led by capital market lawyer Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised publicly listed Vectron Systems AG on a capital increase. The company intends to use the proceeds from the issue to further expand its digital business areas...

Takenaka Partners & Stout Look Abroad for Synergies in Noritz/PB Heat Acquisition
Takenaka Partners LLC, February 2019
Japan

On January 7th, 2019, the World Services Group reached an important milestone. Member firms Takenaka Partners LLC (Los Angeles, CA) and Stout (Chicago, IL) worked closely to unite Noritz Corporation (TSE:5943) and PB Heat, LLC. Takenaka Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to the acquirer, Noritz, while Stout served as the exclusive financial advisor to the acquiree, PB Heat...

Four Dinsmore Attorneys Named Top in Trademark Law
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP and individual attorneys earn spot on prestigious trademark list Dinsmore IP partners James Dimitrijevs, Lisa Parker Gates, Karen Gaunt and Lynda Roesch have been recognized by World Trademark Review (WTR) in its 2019 edition of WTR 1000, a listing of the standout firms and attorneys in tra

Shoosmiths’ Corporate Team “Does the Double” to Win Two UK Awards in 24 Hours
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after its corporate team won two prestigious national UK awards in just 24 hours for its work in the venture capital sector. Shoosmiths was named Best EIS / SEIS Tax Adviser 2018 at the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Association Awards at the House of Lords last night...

High-Profile Litigators Join Dinsmore
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed litigation partners Nathan Blaske and Harry Cappel in its Cincinnati office. “Nathan and Harry are experienced litigators who are well-respected throughout the region,” said Dinsmore Chairman and Managing Partner George H. Vincent. “They will be great assets to the firm and great resources for our clients...

Dykema’s Dallas Office Grows with the Addition of Four Trial Attorneys
Dykema, February 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of four attorneys to its growing Dallas office. Jeffrey J. Cox, Deron L. Wade, Prescott W. Smith and Clay A. Cossé each join the firm’s Products, Class Actions & Professional Liability Practice group from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP...

Shoosmiths’ Private Equity Experts Advise on NVM Private Equity’s Investment into Mo
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2019
England

Private equity experts at national law firm Shoosmiths have advised NVM Private Equity on its investment into Mo, a London-based employee reward, recognition and ideas platform. Mo, formerly ThanksBox, was founded by Luke Fisher and is a fast-growing business with clients across 45 countries speaking 12 languages, and this investment will help it to grow further...

LatinFinance Recognizes Pellerano & Herrera for Involvement in Dominican Sovereign Bonds Issuance
Pellerano & Herrera, February 2019
Dominican Republic

The prestigious financial and business publication, LatinFinance recognized Pellerano & Herrera, the most awarded law firm of the Dominican Republic, for the firm’s participation in the sovereign bond issuance for which the Dominican State has been awarded as “Sovereign Issuer of the Year” during “2018 Deals of the Year Awards”...

Pellerano & Herrera Assisted in Financing of Sustainable Tourism Development Tropicalia
Pellerano & Herrera, February 2019
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera assisted International Finance Corporation (IFC) and IDB Invest in financing of real estate complex “Tropicalia”, located in Miches, Dominican Republic, developed by Cisneros Real Estate. The firm’s legal team was led by partner Carolina León. For the financing of this $258 million project, IFC and IDB Invest provided loans for $79.5 million and $40 million, respectively...

Carey was Recognized as IP Firm of the Year in Chile by the Global IP Awards
Carey, February 2019
Chile

In this year’s inaugural Global IP Awards, Carey was recognized as the only law firm in Chile that stood out in Intellectual Property. The awards acknowledged the outstanding achievements of IP law and attorney firms in litigation, prosecution and transactional work during 2018...

 

 


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