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Clean Energy Expert Clare Foster Appointed to RenewableUK Board
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Clare Foster, Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Head of Clean Energy, has been appointed to the Board of industry body RenewableUK. Clare’s appointment recognises her market-leading renewable energy finance expertise across multiple clean energy technologies...

Heuking Assists HUK-Coburg in Placing a Telematics Sensor on the Market
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

Dr. Sebastian Jungemeyer of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office advised insurance group HUK-COBURG Haftpflicht-Unterstützungs-Kasse kraftfahrender Beamten Deutschlands a.G. on placing a telematics sensor on the market...

MVGM Acquires the Continental European Property Management Business of Jones Lang LaSalle and Enters into an Alliance Partnership
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

The Dutch property manager MVGM and the international real estate professional services firm Jones Lang LaSalle have reached an agreement for MVGM to acquire JLL’s continental European property management business and intend to enter into an alliance partnership. A team of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek led by the Düsseldorf based partner Dr...

Springboard Source Refinancing Package for Long-Term Client JB Kind
Springboard Corporate Finance, July 2019
England

Springboard is delighted to announce that it has advised on the refinancing of JB Kind, a timber door distribution company based in Derbyshire. Springboard first worked with JB Kind in early 2015 when partner David Neate advised on the management buy out of the business...

Carey’s June Highlights
Carey, July 2019
Chile

We are very proud of the recognitions we received last month. We were awarded Best Chilean Firm by the "Americas Women in Business Awards", which highlights the best initiatives and firms by country and region...

Corporate Finance Team Acts for Machine Labs in £800k Funding Round
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate team acted for Machine Labs in an £800,000 equity funding round. Machine Labs, which is developing a suite of machine learning products to optimise database marketing and advertising activities, plans to recruit eight new staff in Edinburgh and expand internationally...

VR Equitypartner Acquires Majority Stake in IT Service Provider SIGNON Austria
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Benedikt Raisch advised VR Equitypartner GmbH on its acquisition of a majority stake in SIGNON Österreich GmbH. The complex cross-border transaction was managed jointly with Austrian law firm DORDA (team led by Dr. Bernhard Rieder). Antitrust clearance is still pending...

7C Solarparken Places Capital Increase with an Issue Volume of EUR 15.2 Million
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised 7C Solarparken AG on a capital increase with a gross issue volume of EUR 15.2 million. The transaction was significantly oversubscribed. The solar power plant operator intends to use the proceeds to finance its 2018-2020 strategic plan, which provides for increasing the group’s portfolio to 220 MWp by the end of 2020...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Appoints Two Senior Associates as Salaried Partners
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

Effective July 1, 2019, the business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek appointed Dr. Leonie Schwarzmeier, LL.M. (35) and Michael Below (43) as Salaried Partners. Dr. Leonie Schwarzmeier joined the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Düsseldorf in October 2011...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Investor Consortium on Acquisition of Babcock & Wilcox Loibl GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

A consortium of investors advised by Deutsche Invest Mittelstand (DIM) has acquired Babcock & Wilcox Loibl GmbH (Loibl), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc., as part of a carve-out. A team led by Private Equity lawyer Dr. Jörg aus der Fünten, Partner at the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised DIM on the transaction...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Luxemburg-based PE Fund on the Sale of MMC Studios Köln
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based Private Equity lawyer Dr. Andreas Lenz, Partner at the Cologne office, advised Lenbach Equity Opportunities I SCSp (LEO I), a Luxemburg-based PE fund, on the sale of MMC group in Cologne...

Civil Servant Pensions through Sustainable Equities – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Supports Four German States
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

The German states of Baden-Württemberg, Brandenburg, Hesse, and North Rhine-Westphalia will invest in sustainable equities for their pension funds. They commissioned Stoxx Limited to design and subsequently maintain sustainable share indices for seven billion euros...

Successfully Placed: DEAG Increases Corporate Bond Issue
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe assisted DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft in the successful EUR 5 million increase of its corporate bond originally issued in the fall of 2018. The bond was increased by means of an institutional private placement, raising the volume to EUR 25 million...

Springboard Advise on the Sale of MeDiNova Research to ICON plc
Springboard Corporate Finance, July 2019
England

MeDiNova is a fast-growing network of 33 active clinical research sites in key markets in Europe and Africa. Founded in 2000, the company has experience operating a number of different site models, including dedicated research sites, integrated research sites and working with third party affiliate sites...

Beccar Varela Awarded Gold at the ILASA Awards 2019.
Beccar Varela, July 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, July 1st, 2019. Beccar Varela won the Gold Award for “Best Latin American Law Firm” in Corporate Law at the 12th edition of the “International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards”, held on June 27th at the Marriott Essex House, in New York City, USA. This is the second consecutive year the firm has won this award. At the Awards Ceremony, the firm was represented by Horacio E...

Dinsmore Again Earns High NLJ 500 and Women’s Scorecard Marks
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has earned multiple honors from the National Law Journal for the fifth consecutive year. Last week, Dinsmore landed at No. 86 on the NLJ 500, which ranks the largest U.S.-centric law firms. It also ranked 79th nationally on the Journal’s Women’s Scorecard, which accounts for female representation across all attorney positions...

Dykema Secures Preliminary Injunction Against the City of San Diego for the Associated General Contractors of America
Dykema, June 2019
California, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, represented the Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter and Associated General Contractors of America Apprenticeship Program Trust (AGC) in securing a preliminary injunction in the Superior Court of California, San Diego County, precluding the City from applying conditions disallowed by a San Diego Ordinance...

World Services Group (WSG) Exclusively Sponsors Bloomberg Law’s 3rd Annual Cross Border Deals Forum
World Services Group, June 2019
Texas, United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), was the exclusive sponsor of Bloomberg Law’s 3rd Annual Cross-Border Deals Forum held on June 25th at Aquavit in New York...

Shoosmiths named as the National Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2019
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after winning the award for the National Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2019 held last night. Chairman Peter Duff and CEO Simon Boss accepted the award on behalf of Shoosmiths at a glittering ceremony that took place at Grosvenor House Hotel in London, hosted by Sandi Toksvig, TV personality and writer...

Ashleigh Danker Joins Dinsmore’s Business Restructuring Group in Los Angeles
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Ashleigh Danker has joined Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s business restructuring group as of counsel in the firm’s growing Los Angeles office. Ms...

Shoosmiths advises August Equity on the sale of assisted living provider to Elysian Capital
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2019
England

The corporate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised August Equity LLP on its sale of supported living specialist Aspirations group to Elysian Capital II LP. Aspirations is a specialist provider of supported living services for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs, with revenue of over £22 million to March 2019...

Dinsmore Attorney Justin Walker Tapped for Federal Judgeship
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

The Trump administration has selected Dinsmore partner Justin Walker for a federal judicial seat on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. At Dinsmore, Walker has practiced commercial litigation, with a focus on appellate law...

Dinsmore Adds Veteran Business Counsel Landra D. Blackwell
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome Landra D. Blackwell as a partner in the firm’s commercial finance and banking practice. She joins Dinsmore from the Louisville office of Stoll Keenon Ogden...

Atlanta Inno names Bess Hinson to “50 on Fire”
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, June 2019
Georgia, United States of America

Atlanta Inno, an online technology publication, named MMM attorney Bess Hinson to its inaugural group of “50 on Fire.” The honorees include the 50 companies and individuals Inno says are driving and defining the region’s innovation economy and making major moves in the tech ecosystem. Inno celebrated the 50 at a sold-out event June 7 on the rooftop of Ponce City Market...

Transaction complete: Mid Europa Partners sells Bambi
Karanovic & Partners, June 2019
Serbia

The leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe Mid Europa Partners sold Bambi, the leading Serbian biscuit and confectionary maker, to Coca-Cola HBC. The sale was completed on 18 June, and Bambi, one of the most recognisable brands in Serbia, will continue its development under Coca-Cola HBC...

Dinsmore Detroit Welcomes IP Attorney Justin Foster Back to Midwest
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added to its impressive intellectual property team in Detroit with the hire of associate Justin B. Foster...

Evan Buckley Joins Dinsmore’s Lexington Office
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome associate M. Evan Buckley to the business, acquisitions, and securities group in Lexington...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Corporate Team Advise on Series A Investment into Intelligent Growth Solutions
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate team advised the US investor S2G Ventures in the Series A funding round into Scottish vertical farming company, Intelligent Growth Solutions. Chicago-based S2G Ventures led on the funding round into the Invergowrie-based company, which is developing large-scale, indoor agriculture methods...

Dykema Helps Investors Capitalize on Tax Incentives with Launch of Opportunity Zone Resource Center
Dykema, June 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that its Taxation Practice Group has launched the Dykema Opportunity Zone Resource Center (“OZ Center”) to help its clients and interested parties better understand the rules for investing in qualified opportunity zones, which offer a number of tax incentives to investors...

International Disputes Counsel Timothy J. McCarthy Joins Dykema’s Dallas Office
Dykema, June 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Timothy J. McCarthy to its Commercial Litigation Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Dallas office. He joins Dykema after two decades of practicing at various firms in New York City, including Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, White & Case, and most recently, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP...

Dinsmore Attorney Takes the Litigation Reins at Ohio Justice & Policy Center
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Veteran litigator Mark A. Vander Laan has been named litigation director of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center, an advocacy and policy organization focused on individuals and families navigating the criminal justice system. Vander Laan begins the role June 17 and will remain of counsel to Dinsmore...

Dinsmore Adds 4 Associates in Cincinnati
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome four associates to the Cincinnati office. Gus J. Lazares and Jade K. Smarda join the employment group, Larry D. Williams joins the intellectual property group and Chase A. Tweel will join the compensation and benefits group...

Karanovic & Partners Advise ZF Group in EUR 160 Million Investment to Open Factory in Pancevo
Karanovic & Partners, June 2019
Serbia

A leader on the car industry market, the German company ZF opens its factory in Pančevo within the first phase of the EUR 160 million investment. The factory will start producing machines, generators for hybrid and electric drives, gearshift switches and microswitches in the first half of June...

WSG Winners & Nominees - International Tax Review's 2019 Asia Tax Awards
World Services Group, June 2019
United States of America

World Services Group would like to congratulate our member firms from Asia who were nominated and awarded at the International Tax Review's 2019 Asia Tax Awards gala dinner, recently held in Singapore...

Ken Marlow joins board of directors of Nashville Health Care Council
Waller, June 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

NASHVILLE, TENN. – W. Kenneth “Ken” Marlow, chairman of the Healthcare Department for Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Nashville Health Care Council for 2019-2020. Robert A. Frist Jr., co-founder, CEO, president and chairman, HealthStream, begins a two-year term as chairman of the board...

Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Sides With Kia Motors in Fuel Economy Nationwide Class Action
Dykema, June 2019
California, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, represented Kia Motors America Inc. and Kia Motors Corp. in its Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals class action settlement victory on June 6, 2019...

Dykema Announces New Insurance Blog
Dykema, June 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema's Insurance Industry Group has announced the launch of Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments, a blog providing thoughtful and concise analysis of emerging issues in the insurance industry. The Blog provides a broad discussion of issues of interest to professionals engaged in the insurance industry who are eager to stay abreast of legal developments...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advises on Management Buyout of Cyber Security Firm Adarma
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised on the management buyout of Scottish cyber security specialist Adarma. The Glasgow headquartered company, previously known as ECS Security, has an extensive client roster that includes market-leading brands and FTSE 250 organisations...

Springboard Advise on the Vendor Assisted MBO of GroWell Hydroponics and Plant Lighting
Springboard Corporate Finance, June 2019
England

Springboard is delighted to announce that it has advised on the sale of GroWell Hydroponics and Plant Lighting to a management team, led by Tom Ward, who have acquired a significant majority stake in the business. Founded in 1994, GroWell is the UK's leading supplier of hydroponics equipment...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners appoints Giampietro Castano as Of Counsel
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2019
Italy

Rome, June 10 2019 – International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners has appointed Giampietro Castano as Of Counsel...

Dykema Guides McDonald’s in the Sale of its Former Headquarters
Dykema, June 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that it served as legal counsel to McDonald’s in the sale of the company’s former corporate world headquarters, an 80-acre site located in Oak Brook, Ill...

Dykema Represents Global Powerhouse Bain Capital in DSO Transaction
Dykema, June 2019
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that its Dental Service Organizations (DSO) Industry Group provided legal representation to Bain Capital Double Impact, the impact investing business of Bain Capital, in its investment in Rodeo Dental & Orthodontics, a premier group-practice provider of specialty dental services to families throughout the state of Texas...

Dinsmore Expands Public Finance Group in Pittsburgh
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Elizabeth L. Lynch as of counsel to the firm’s Pittsburgh office, expanding the public finance group. Lynch has spent the last 30 with Eckert Seamans, Cherin & Mellott LLC...

Mark Carter Appointed to JVAC
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2019
United States of America

Governor Jim Justice has appointed Dinsmore Partner Mark Carter to the West Virginia Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission. The bipartisan panel of eight advisers meets ad hoc to evaluate and make recommendations to the governor regarding judicial applicants throughout the state’s courts. “It’s an honor to serve the state in this capacity,” Carter said...

Chambers names Waller a top firm for associate satisfaction, opportunities
Waller, June 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller has been spotlighted as one of the leading law firms in the country when it comes to recruiting, retaining and supporting new associates...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advise on Loch Lomond Distillery Group acquisition
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

A multi-disciplinary Shepherd and Wedderburn team completed the acquisition of the Loch Lomond Distillery Group (LLG) on behalf of new Chinese private equity firm, Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd. Hillhouse again approached Shepherd and Wedderburn to act on the transaction, having previously been interested in a smaller distillery last autumn, though LLG is a significantly larger transaction...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Unveils Leading Industry Speaker Line-Up for Scotland’s Premier Property Conference
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has unveiled a prestigious line-up of industry speakers for Property 2019, Scotland’s premiere property conference...

YPF Ventures Acquires Stake in Sustentator.
Beccar Varela, June 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, June 6, 2019. On May 9, the operation through which YPF Ventures obtained a strategic stake in Sustentator S.A. closed. YPF Ventures is a YPF vehicle which seeks to diversify the company’s energy-related businesses and boost its local innovation...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in Connection with the Offering of Senior Secured Notes for an Amount of up to €390,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, June 2019
Panama

Panama, May 28, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €390,000,000 4.750% senior secured notes due 2025, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners Launches New “Sports Law” Focus Team
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2019
Italy

Rome, June 5, 2019 – International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners announces the creation of a focus team dedicated to sports law. The new focus team aims to offer Italian and international clients - such as institutions, companies, sports attorneys, athletes - comprehensive and integrated services across the sports industry...

 

 


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