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Heuking Reinforces the Blockchain Technology Sector while Reorganizing its Zurich Office
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

As of April 1, 2020, Marcel Hostettler has joined Heuking’s Zurich office as a new Partner. Marcel Hostettler comes to the law firm from MME. He is accompanied by Associate Eric Baumgartner (Capital Markets and Tax). Dr. Anna Wehrmüller (Regulatory and Compliance) and Dr. Peter Märkl (Banking and Finance) will join the team on May 1, 2020...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Obtains Protective Shields for ESPRIT and Accompanies the Restructuring of the Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is providing legal support to the Esprit Group in an ongoing restructuring process with the objective of maintaining operations during the corona crisis, strengthening the group's liquidity and securing the future of the Esprit brand. The project is being supported by lawyers in particular from Dusseldorf and Munich, with Heuking partners Prof. Dr. Georg Streit and Dr...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on Sale of Moderne Befestigungselemente GmbH to Publicly Listed SFS Group AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the shareholders of Moderne Befestigungselemente GmbH on the sale of the company to SFS Group AG. The sale served to secure corporate succession. MBE is a leading provider of painted fasteners for high-quality building facades...

Heuking Advises ARWE Group on Restructuring Under own Administration
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

On March 16, 2020, several ARWE Group companies filed for insolvency. On March 17, 2020, Augsburg Local Court ordered provisional self-administration for ARWE Holding GmbH, arwe Automotive Service GmbH, arwe CarRental Service GmbH, and arwe Mobility Service GmbH in accordance with the application and appointed lawyer Dr. Paul Abel, anchor Rechtsanwälte, as provisional administrator. Dr...

VERIANOS Issues Corporate Bond with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Anne de Boer advised VERIANOS Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft on the private placement of the first tranche of its new corporate bond with a term of 5 years. The placement was directed at a defined group of investors with a minimum subscription of EUR 100,000. The bond has been listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Open Market since March 5, 2020...

i Live Group Sells Apartment Project to HanseMerkur
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Frank Baßler, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised i Live Group, one of the largest providers of lifestyle micro-living in Germany, on the sale of a serviced apartment project in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen to HanseMerkur Grundvermögen...

Vectron Systems AG Places Capital Increase with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Vectron Systems AG on a capital increase of about 10 percent of its share capital. By making partial use of the authorized capital and excluding shareholders’ subscription rights, the company was able to generate gross proceeds of some EUR 11 million. The new shares were allocated at a placement price of EUR 15.10 per new share in accelerated bookbuilding...

Local Transport Authority Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen Acquires Eleven Innovative Battery-Operated Trains
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team comprised of members from several offices led by Ulf Christiani and Dr. Isabel Langenbach legally advised Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen (VMS) comprehensively on the procurement and financing of eleven battery-operated Coradia Continental trains from Alstom. The electric trains will be able to operate the Chemnitz to Leipzig route, although the tracks have not yet been electrified...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Again Increases Revenue by Double Digits
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

Fiscal 2019 saw business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek once again significantly increase its revenue. 2019 annual revenue amounted to EUR 194.7 million, an increase of EUR 17.7 million over the previous year. With 2018 revenue standing at EUR 177 million, growth of exactly ten percent was recorded...

UBM Development Takes Over the Development of FAZ Headquarters in Frankfurt’s Europaviertel Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised UBM Development Deutschland GmbH on the acquisition of the FAZ Tower project development company...

ILG Acquires Specialist Retail Centers in Waldkraiburg and Kaiserslautern with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Frank Baßler and Klaus Weinand-Härer, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, ILG Capital GmbH acquired two retail centers on behalf of an institutional fund. The properties are located in Waldkraiburg and Kaiserslautern and were part of the “Silver” portfolio...

IPCOM Group Acquires Seidemann Group with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Stuttgart, legally advised IPCOM group on the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Seidemann group. With the acquisition, IPCOM strengthens its existing position in the technical insulation sector and its presence in the German B2B market...

Financing Specialist Pfister joins Heuking in Hamburg
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2020
Germany

Effective March 1, 2020, Sandra Pfister (48) will join Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office as Equity Partner. The financing specialist joins the firm from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, where she had been a Partner since 2016. Prior to that, she practiced at Kaye Scholer (now Arnold & Porter), Simmons & Simmons, and Shearman & Sterling...

Heuking Accompanies Project Financing for “Marler Stern”
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Mirko Sickinger, LL.M., Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised FAKT AG on concluding a structured real estate financing project. The loan will be used by subsidiaries of FAKT AG to refinance the acquisition of commercial properties in the “Marler Stern” shopping center in Marl. The advice included drafting and negotiating the loan agreement and the collateral agreements...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Accentro Real Estate AG on Issuing EUR 250 Million Corporate Bond
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2020
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne-based capital market team led by Partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Accentro Real Estate AG on issuing a bond with a volume of EUR 250 million. The new bond is an unsubordinated and unsecured Euro-denominated sub-benchmark bond...

Heuking Advises WV Energie AG on the Sale of PSG Procurement Services GmbH to French-based Epsa Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Hamburg, advised Bad Vilbel WV Energie AG, on the sale of PSG Group, Lohmar, with its German and Swiss subsidiaries. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price...

ILG acquires local neighborhood shopping center in Straubing with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2020
Germany

ILG acquired a neighborhood shopping center in Straubing on behalf of an institutional fund from SRILA Projekt GmbH with main shareholders VR-Bank Rottal-Inn eG and RMI Immobilien. A team led by Klaus Weinand-Härer and Dr. Frank Baßler, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised ILG group on the acquisition. The parties agreed not to disclose the sales price...

Energy company RDG GmbH & Co. KG acquires parts of oil production in Germany from Wintershall Dea GmbH advised by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Katharina Prasuhn from the Hamburg office advised energy company RDG GmbH & Co. KG (RDG) on the acquisition of oil production operations from Wintershall Dea GmbH by way of an asset deal. The purchase agreement was notarized on December 30, 2019. Closing is expected in the first half of 2020...

Warburg-HIH Invest Sells Residential and Office Building in Hamburg-Billstedt
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate (Warburg-HIH Invest) on the sale of a residential and commercial building in Hamburg-Billstedt to NM Nord-Immo Management, an affiliate of Hamburger Sparkasse. The sale was structured as an asset deal...

TRUMPF Hüttinger Takes Over HBH Microwave GmbH with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer advised high-tech company TRUMPF Hüttinger, a member of Ditzingen-based TRUMPF Group, on the acquisition of HBH Microwave GmbH. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. TRUMPF Hüttinger will thus expand its technology portfolio with semiconductor-based solid-state microwave generators...

DATAGROUP Acquires Majority Stake in Diebold Nixdorf Portavis
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised DATAGROUP SE on the acquisition of 68 percent of the shares in Diebold Nixdorf Portavis GmbH from Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated...

Heuking Accompanies Sale of Burger Chain Hans im Glück
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

A team led by Prof. Dr. Georg Streit advised HANS IM GLÜCK Franchise GmbH on the sale of burger chain Hans im Glück. Former majority shareholder AML Invest Treuhandgesellschaft mbH sold and transferred its stake in HANS IM GLÜCK Franchise GmbH to an investor group...

WuXi Biologics Acquires from Bayer a Drug Product Plant with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

A team led by Dirk W. Kolvenbach advised the globally active company WuXi Biologics on the acquisition of a sterile filling and freeze-drying plant from Bayer AG. The plant is designed for the filling and freeze-drying of the blood-coagulation medication Kovaltry®. The plant will be operated on the premises of the Chempark in Leverkusen...

Heuking Advises Munich Airport in Realizing an Innovative “Long-Stay Boarding House”
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Armin Frhr. von Grießenbeck, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Munich, advised Flughafengesellschaft München mbH and its wholly-owned subsidiary LABCAMPUS in a new hotel project on the Munich airport grounds. A “long-stay boarding house,” an apartment hotel with 230 units, is to be built in the “AirSite West” area...

Heuking Advises Car Parts Dealer ATP on Merger with SAG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

A team led by Munich-based Partner Prof. Dr. Georg Streit advised ATP Auto-Teile-Pöllath Handels GmbH, a leading European supplier in the automotive parts aftermarket, on the merger with Swiss Automotive Group (SAG). The transaction is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. Closing is expected in spring 2020...

Private Equity Investor LEO II. Acquires Gesellschaft für Reisevertriebssysteme mbH (GfR)
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek supported financial investor LEO II. Fonds, which was advised by DUBAG Group, on the acquisition of Gesellschaft für Reisevertriebssysteme GmbH (GfR), Bochum, from the portfolio of insolvent Thomas Cook Group...

AHG Group Takes Over Entenmann Car Dealerships with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Dr. Frank Baßler, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised AHG Autohandelsgesellschaft mbH on the acquisition of Entenmann Group with four car dealerships in the Stuttgart area...

A Breath of Fresh Air for Bertels Textil: Heuking Lawyers Advise Insolvency Administrator von Diepenbroick
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Johan Schneider, Managing Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised the insolvency administrator of Bertels Textilhandels GmbH, Hamburg-based lawyer Dr...

Heuking Advises Hevella Capital on Public Takeover Offer for NeXR Technologies SE
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2019
Germany

A team led by capital market law expert Dr. Mirko Sickinger advised Hevella Capital GmbH & Co. KGaA on a public takeover offer to the shareholders of NeXR Technologies SE (formerly Staramba SE)...

Aquila Capital Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2019
Germany

A team composed of members from several offices, led by Dr. Michael Dröge, Fabian G. Gaffron, Dr. Jörg Schewe, and Christoph Prochnau, comprehensively advised Aquila Holding GmbH (Aquila Capital), an independent, globally operating alternative investment manager, on its strategic partnership with Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure Co. Ltd. (DEI), Japan...

Partner Appointments at Heuking – Eleven New Equity Partners
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2019
Germany

Effective January 1, 2020, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s eleven Salaried Partners will be admitted to Equity Partnership and seven lawyers will be appointed Salaried Partners. “We are going into next year with no less than eleven new equity partners from within the firm...

VR Equitypartner Portfolio Company Acquires Majority Stake in Günther Kältetechnik
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2019
Germany

With a team led by Partner Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised Kälte Eckert GmbH, a portfolio company of VR Equitypartner, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Günther Kältetechnik GmbH as part of an add-on transaction. The stake was sold by Jörg Günther, sole shareholder and General Manager...

i Live Group Sells Micro-Apartment Complex in Darmstadt to Commerz Real
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2019
Germany

Project developer and operator i Live Group, in partnership with Mainzer Aufbaugesellschaft (MAG), sold a micro-apartment complex to be newly built in Darmstadt to Commerz Real Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft. A team led by Dr. Frank Baßler advised i Live Group on the transaction...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Alfred Kärcher SE Acquires Max Holder Group Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Anne de Boer and Dr. Peter Ladwig of the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG (Winnenden) on the acquisition of Max Holder group (Reutlingen). Holder is known in the industry for its high level of competence in developing and manufacturing multifunctional municipal vehicles...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Wirtgen Invest on the Acquisition of the Office Building “T8” in Frankfurt
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Vocke, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Düsseldorf office, successfully advised Wirtgen Invest in an off-market deal in its acquisition of the office building at Taunusanlage 8 (“T8”) from a real estate fund of the South Korean financial service provider Mirae Asset Global Investments Co...

Heuking Advises 11880 Solutions AG on Capital Increase and Takeover Offer
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019
Germany

A team led by corporate and capital market law expert Dr. Mirko Sickinger advised 11880 Solutions AG on a capital increase from authorized capital with exclusion of subscription rights. 1,911,109 new shares were issued at an issue price of EUR 1.83 per share, which were fully subscribed and acquired by major shareholder united vertical media GmbH...

Silberlake Acquires 300 Residential Units in the Ruhr Area
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019
Germany

With the support of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Silberlake Real Estate Group acquired several residential buildings in the Ruhr area. A team led by Dr. Peter Vocke advised the Düsseldorf-based project and portfolio developer on the transaction. The properties, built in the 1970s, are located in Gelsenkirchen and Mülheim/Ruhr...

 

 


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