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BHG Group Acquires the Majority of the Online Store Gartenmoebel.de
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2021
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Martin Imhof, Corporate/M&A Partner at the firm’s Düsseldorf office legally advised BHG Group AB on the acquisition of a 80% majority share in AH-Trading GmbH from the founders and a financial investor. Having its registered office in Xanten, Germany, AH-Trading is one of Germany’s leading e-commerce companies in garden furniture in the mid and premium segments...

Heuking Advises Lanco Integrated on Sale to Private Assets
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Lanco Assembly Systems, Inc., Maine, USA, on the divestment of its ownership of Lanco Integrated GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of automation technology, to Private Assets AG. In the future, Lanco Integrated GmbH & Co. KG will again operate under the name “OKU Automation...

Challenge Against Luca Procurement in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Successfully Defended also in Second Instance
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2021
Germany

On September 1, 2021, Rostock Higher Regional Court dismissed the motion of an Austrian competitor of Luca, so that the challenge also failed in the second and final instance. Dr. Martin Schellenberg and Marc Philip Greitens, both lawyers at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Hamburg, represented the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern also before the Higher Regional Court...

Mola Administration Sold to Apex Group with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Christian Schmidt, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, legally advised the shareholder of Mola Administration, a fund administration service provider, on its sale to Apex Group...

50 Years: Law Firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Celebrates its Anniversary
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2021
Germany

Business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is celebrating its 50th anniversary these days. Lawyers Dr. Hans Günter Heuking and Dr. Wolfgang Kühn laid the foundation for today’s law firm in Düsseldorf in 1971. Now, five decades later, Heuking offers legal services with a team of more than 1,100 across eight offices in Germany and one office in Switzerland...

Internal Compliance: Heuking Fills Newly Created “Head of Compliance” Position with HSBC Specialist
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2021
Germany

Effective September 1, 2021, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has filled the newly created “Head of Compliance” position with Shiye Luo-Forst (39). For the past five years, the legal professional worked as Compliance Officer and Head of Financial Crime Compliance/Sanctions at HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG in Düsseldorf. Prior to that, she had been a consultant at PwC for five years. Managing Partner Dr...

7C Solarparken Capital Increase Fully Placed
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised 7C Solarparken AG on a capital increase from EUR 69,420,430 by up to EUR 6,942,043. Partially utilizing existing authorized capital and excluding shareholders’ subscription rights, 6,942,043 new no-par value bearer shares were issued against cash contributions...

Ritchie Bros. Acquires the International Euro Auctions Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

Ritchie Bros., a leading global asset management, disposition and services company and Europe's leading plant and machinery auction house, Euro Auctions have entered into a purchase agreement under which Ritchie Bros. will acquire Euro Auctions Group for an enterprise value of £ 775 million (approximately USD 1.08 billion). With a team led by M&A specialist Dr...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises LEO II on its Intended Acquisition of Schaeffler’s Chain Drive Systems Business
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

A team comprised of lawyers from several offices led by Private Equity specialist Dr. Andreas Lenz, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, advised Munich-based private equity investor Lenbach Equity Opportunities II. GmbH & Co. KG (“LEO II fund”) on entering into an agreement to acquire Schaeffler’s global chain drive business...

Heuking Advises Aves One AG on Investment Agreement to Secure Growth Financing and on Voluntary Public Takeover Offer by Swiss Life Asset Management and Vauban Infrastructure Partners
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

A team led by Partners Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Michael Neises and Boris Dürr advises publicly listed Aves One AG on an investment agreement to secure growth financing and a voluntary public takeover offer by Swiss Life Asset Management and Vauban Infrastructure Partners...

FairCap Acquires Majority Stake in S & P Federnwerk GmbH & Co. KG Advised by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

A team led by Benedikt Raisch legally advised investment firm FairCap GmbH on the acquisition of German manufacturer S & P Federnwerk GmbH & Co. KG (S & P) from Lesjöfors, a subsidiary of Beijer Alma AB. Alongside FairCap, Tristan Becker, S & P’s current CEO, is acquiring a 20% stake in the company...

Heuking Team Advises CANCOM SE on the Sale of UK Business to Telefónica Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

A team led by Boris Dürr, M&A Partner at the Munich office, legally advised CANCOM SE, admitted to the M-Dax of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, on the sale of CANCOM Ltd. including all its subsidiaries to a subsidiary of Spanish Telefónica S.A. With this transaction, CANCOM is selling its entire business activities in the UK and Ireland...

Judgements Obtained by Heuking Upheld by the Federal Supreme Court
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

The plaintiffs had asserted prospectus liability claims in connection with a bond issued by Scholz AG in 2012 and 2013 with a total issue volume of EUR 182.5 million. Scholz AG was a well-established family-owned company that was operating worldwide in recycling and scrap metal trading; it is now a member of a Chinese group...

CGS Sells Majority Stake in Stürtz to Capiton Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer, Partner at the Stuttgart office, legally advised CGS Management AG on the sale of Stürtz Group to German investor capiton. Closing of the transaction is subject to approval by the competition authorities. The sale is the first exit from the CGS IV Fund...

Heuking Advises Next Big Thing AG on its EUR 19 Million Series B Financing Round
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

Heuking Partner Ariane Neubauer and Associate Shimon Merkel from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Berlin office comprehensively advised Next Big Thing AG (NBT) on its Series B financing round. As a leading venture studio, NBT offers a full range of services for establishing deep-tech startups...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Moves into New Premises on Königstraße in Stuttgart
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

Effective July 26, 2021, the Stuttgart office of business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is moving into new premises on Königstraße. After the office in Augustenstraße had become too small for the staff of 60 people, the new office area of 2,846 square meters on Königstraße offers more space and new possibilities. “Our site has seen a steady increase of team members in recent years...

Heuking Advises State-Owned Software Development Unit DigitalService4Germany on the Creation of a Digital Tax Return for Retirees
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

DigitalService4Germany GmbH (“DigitalService4Germany”), a state-owned software development company, has been commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Finance to develop the web-based “Steuerlotse” [“Tax Guide”] application that allows retirees to easily file their tax returns. A team led by Dr...

PROSE Group Sells Testing Division to TÜV SÜD
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer, Partner at its Stuttgart office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek legally advised PROSE group comprehensively on the sale of its Testing division, based in Germany and Switzerland, to TÜV SÜD. The carve-out will allow PROSE group to focus on and further expand its core engineering and consulting business...

Rübezahl-Riegelein Group Acquires Ice Cream Confectionery Manufacturer Eichetti with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised private investors from the family shareholders of Rübezahl-Riegelein group on the acquisition of a majority stake in confectionery manufacturer Eichetti. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Funds Advised by PREMIUM Equity Partners on Acquisition of heinekingmedia
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

With a team led by Hamburg-based Partner Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek provided legal advice to funds advised by PREMIUM Equity Partners GmbH on the acquisition of heinekingmedia GmbH. As part of a succession solution for the previous founders and MADSACK Mediengruppe, PREMIUM acquires heinekingmedia jointly with KEMPEN Private Markets Fund, Amsterdam...

Heuking Advises in Connection with the Expansion of the Strategic Partnership between RheinEnergie and e.on-company Westenergie in the Rhineland
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Oliver von Rosenberg, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Cologne, advised GEW Köln AG, majority shareholder of RheinEnergie AG, on the expansion of the strategic partnership between RheinEnergie AG and e.on-company Westenergie AG, formerly innogy SE. The basic principles of the cooperation had already been agreed in November of last year...

Heuking Advises Energy Provider ENERVIE on Complex Refinancing Transaction with Sustainability Component
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

With a team led by Düsseldorf-based partner Dr. Guido Hoffmann, Heuking advised ENERVIE – Südwestfalen Energie und Wasser AG on a EUR 170 million refinancing transaction. The refinancing transaction consists of a syndicated loan led by Nord/LB, Schuldscheinen, bilateral bank loans, and government backed infrastructure loans...

Private Equity Investor Capiton Acquires the International Axxence Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2021
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Martin Imhof, Partner at the Düsseldorf office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the founder and owner in the sale of Axxence Group to a private equity fund managed by capiton and the company’s management. Headquartered in Emmerich, Germany, Axxence Group is a manufacturer and supplier of natural aroma ingredients for the global flavour & fragrance ("F&F") industry...

Heuking Advises AUCTUS on Acquisition of häussermann group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

A Heuking team led by M&A-Partner Boris Dürr legally advised private equity investor AUCTUS Capital Partners AG and the funds advised by AUCTUS on the acquisition of a majority stake in häussermann group...

Heuking Advises i-SOLUTIONS Majority Shareholder on Sale to Funds Advised by Trill Impact
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

Funds advised by Trill Impact acquired majority stakes in Meona Group and i-SOLUTIONS Health GmbH including their subsidiaries with the objective of merging the two companies. A team led by Dr...

Fast Delivery Service Pioneer Getir Launches in Germany with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr Erdem Şişmangil has provided legal advice to leading delivery service Getir on its market entry in Germany. The company initially launched in Berlin, with further (German and European) cities currently in the planning stage. Getir is considered a pioneer of the ultra fast delivery business model worldwide with a market value of 7.5 billion US dollars at last count...

Heuking Prevails on Behalf of Client Stuttgarter Hofbräu: Baden-Württemberg Administrative Court Declares Development Plan for Residential Area Next to Brewery Null and Void
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

The team of planning and administrative lawyers led by Stuttgart-based Partner Dr...

Heuking Advises Sanity Group on its EUR 35 Million Series A Financing Round
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

A team led by Ariane Neubauer, Partner at the Berlin office of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Sanity Group GmbH, a Berlin-based health and life sciences company focused on cannabinoids and natural active ingredients, on its Series A financing round. The Series A financing round is led by renowned Swiss venture capitalist Redalpine along with U.S...

New Shareholder Structure at FUNKE Mediengruppe – Heuking Advises Grotkamp Family on the Acquisition of all Shares
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

A team led by Düsseldorf-based lawyer Dr. Andreas Urban comprehensively advised the Grotkamp family on the acquisition of all shares in FUNKE Mediengruppe on issues relating to corporate law, antitrust law, and finance law...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises PflegeButler Group on the Merger with Onesta Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

With a team led by Kristina Schneider, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised PflegeButler group on its merger with Onesta group. Closing is subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities. With its workforce of just over 500, Onesta group currently offers services for 550 people in need of care at eight sites in Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate...

Heuking Advises SMT Scharf AG on Prospectus-Free Subscription Rights Capital Increase with Securities Information Sheet
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

A team led by stock corporation law and capital markets law specialist Dr. Mirko Sickinger, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, advised SMT Scharf AG on a capital increase from authorized capital against cash contributions with a subscription offer and securities information sheet...

Retailers File Constitutional Complaints Against Federal Emergency Brake with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

Supported by a team led by Michael Schmittmann and constitutional and administrative lawyer Michael Below, Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, the pro bono initiative “Händler helfen Händlern“ [“Retailers are helping retailers”] filed ten constitutional complaints with the Federal Constitutional Court against the amendment of the Infection Protection Act, referred to as the “federal emergency br

Heuking Advises Shareholder Value Beteiligungen AG on Implementing a Voluntary Public Share Buyback Offer
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2021
Germany

A team led by Michael Neises, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Frankfurt office, advised Shareholder Value Beteiligungen AG on the preparation and execution of its voluntary public share buyback offer to its shareholders...

Heuking Advises Mic AG on Rights Issue with Issue Volume on Excess of EUR 10 Million and Closing of the Pyramid Acquisition
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

A team led by Boris Dürr and Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, successfully advised mic AG on a cash capital increase. The company intends to use the gross issue proceeds of EUR 10,868,475 million to finance its acquisition of Pyramid Computer GmbH...

Heuking Advises Majority Shareholder of Radeberger Fleisch- und Wurstwaren Korch GmbH on Sale of Shares to WMS
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Stuttgart office, legally advised managing shareholder Felix Alber on the sale of shares in Radeberger Fleisch- und Wurstwaren Korch GmbH to WMS Wachstumsfonds Mittelstand Sachsen (Leipzig). Felix Alber will remain majority shareholder and continue to be responsible for the operational business...

Excelle Med-Supply Ltd. Acquires BioCer Entwicklungs-GmbH with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

An M&A team led by Düsseldorf Partner Dr. Martin Imhof of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the Shanghai-based Excelle Med-supply Group on the acquisition of a majority stake in BioCer Entwicklungs-GmbH. The transaction was structured in two stages and has now been completed...

No Breach of Public Procurement Law in 440,000 Euro Contract for Luca App: Heuking Successfully Represents the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in Review Proceedings
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

The contract awarded to the operator of the Luca app for an electronic contact tracking system was lawful. This is the decision issued by the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Procurement Chamber last week (May 4, 2021.). Dr...

Heuking Wins Partial Victory for Ernsting’s Family Against Corona Restrictions
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

A team led by Michael Below, lawyer at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, won a partial victory against corona-related restrictions before Greifswald Higher Administrative Court on behalf of textile chain Ernsting’s family. The court suspended a provision that restricted non-residents‘ access to retail stores, but also, for example, to zoos, museums, sports facilities, and libraries...

DATAGROUP Acquires a Stake in URANO Informationssysteme GmbH Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, legally advised DATAGROUP SE on its investment in URANO Informationssysteme GmbH, based in Bad Kreuznach. DATAGROUP uses the majority stake to massively expand its IT services business in Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse. The parties agreed not to disclose the acquisition price...

WuXi Biologics Completes Acquisition of Bayer Biologics and COVID-19 Vaccines Facility with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

Globally operating Chinese group WuXi Biologics completed the acquisition of a drug substance facility from Bayer AG in Wuppertal. Closing took place in Cologne on April 30, 2021. A team led by Dirk W. Kolvenbach, Partner at the Düsseldorf office, and Michael Pauli from the Cologne office of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek legally advised the Chinese group on the acquisition...

Heuking Advises KATEK SE on IPO
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

With a team led by Boris Dürr, Partner at the Munich office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises KATEK SE on its IPO in the Prime Standard of Frankfurt Stock Exchange. 3,948,042 shares at a price of EUR 23.00 per share were placed in the IPO, representing an issue volume in excess of EUR 90 million...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Shareholders of Medtech Company Acti-Med AG on Sale to Gilde Healthcare
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

A team led by private equity lawyer Dr. Andreas Lenz, Partner at the Cologne office, advised the shareholders of medtech company Acti-Med AG on the sale of all shares to an acquisition vehicle of private equity investor Gilde Healthcare. Acti-Med AG was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Freiensteinau...

DATAGROUP Acquires Banking Service Provider dna
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised DATAGROUP SE on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in dna Gesellschaft für IT Services mbH. DATAGROUP intends to use the acquisition to complement its existing activities in the field of IT services for the financial services sector. The parties agreed not to disclose the acquisition price...

Northern Data AG Places EUR 60 Million Capital Increase with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, successfully advised Northern Data AG on placing a capital increase with gross proceeds of EUR 60.7 million. The company intends to use the net proceeds to strengthen its balance sheet and to expand its shareholder structure...

Heuking Advises the Shareholders of Hausladen Fruchthandelsgesellschaft mbH on the Sale of a Majority Shareholding to Westfalia Fruit International Ltd.
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Mathias Schröder, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Munich office, comprehensively advised the shareholders of Hausladen Fruchthandelsgesellschaft mbH on the sale of a majority shareholding to Westfalia Fruit International Ltd. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price...

Heuking Clients LabCampus and Munich Airport Gain Leading Technology Company as Tenant
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2021
Germany

LabCampus, a subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, has gained a global technology leader in autonomous driving as its first anchor tenant. Argo AI will use the facilities to develop its vehicle systems in the future...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Compleo on its Merger with wallbe
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2021
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher and Kristina Schneider from the Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Compleo Charging Solutions AG on its merger with wallbe GmbH. Closing of the transaction and the merger of the operating businesses of Compleo and wallbe are expected by the end of April...

Heuking Advises Hanjo Runde on Switch from SieMatic to HanseYachts
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2021
Germany

Hamburg-based lawyers Dr. Volker Voth and Christoph Prochnau of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Hanjo Runde in employment law and corporate law relating to the SieMatic’s General Manager upcoming move to HanseYachts AG as CEO. Runde, who joined SieMatic’s management team in December 2019, will fulfill his contract at SieMatic until the end of November...

Heuking Advises brutkasten on the Acquisition of VentureCapital Magazin from GoingPublic
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2021
Germany

With a team led by Alexander Weber, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised brutkasten GmbH on the acquisition of the VentureCapital Magazin business unit from GoingPublic Media AG. Since 2000, the VentureCapital Magazin platform (magazine, www.vc-magazin...

Federal Court of Justice Issues Landmark Decision on Prospectus Liability in Closed-End Funds
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2021
Germany

In a landmark decision, the Federal Court of Justice removed the basis for most lawsuits filed by investors in closed-end funds...

 

 


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