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Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | November 2022
Germany

Regina Glaser, Partner at business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Düsseldorf office, was elected to the five-member Europe Regional Council of World Services Group (WSG) at the end of October. The body is tasked with representing European interests within the non-exclusive international network and with bundling activities. Other members of the body are representatives from France, Italy, the Netherlands, and Poland ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | November 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Andreas Urban and Dr. Michael Sörgel, LL.M., both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, legally advised impuls GmbH on the sale of ImPuls AG. Founded in 1975, Krefeld-based ImPuls AG is a provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for brand manufacturers and manufacturers of apparel, shoes, accessories, and textiles. ImPuls AG was acquired by Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | November 2022
Germany

Heuking advises on contract award for construction of second LNG terminal in Lower Saxony Construction of the second LNG import terminal in Stade (Lower Saxony/Germany) began on October 12, 2022. Led by Ulf Christiani, the Cologne-based Heuking team advised the client, the port company of the state of Lower Saxony (NPorts), on awarding the construction services in an accelerated award procedure ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | November 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, advised Viromed Medical AG in connection with its listing on Düsseldorf Stock Exchange. By way of a capital increase through contributions in kind, Viromed Medical AG, formerly Fonterelli SPAC2 AG, acquired 100 % of Viromed Medical GmbH, which operates in the distribution of products in diagnostics, therapeutics, and cold plasma technology ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | November 2022
Germany

A team led by Ariane Neubauer, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Berlin office, comprehensively advised apheris AI GmbH (Apheris) on closing its EUR 8.7 million seed extension round led by Octopus Ventures. New investors also include European HealthTech investment specialists Heal Capital, Berthold von Freyberg (Target Partners co-founder), and Mirko Novakovic (Instana founder). Additional funding was also provided by existing investors LocalGlobe, Dig Ventures, another ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | November 2022
Germany

Dr. Philip Kempermann LL.M., Managing Partner at Heuking, has won the “Lexology Client Choice Award 2022” in the “Data Privacy & Protection” category by UK online service International Law Office (ILO). For more than ten years, Philip Kempermann has been advising companies on implementing complex IT and data protection projects, in particular on introducing IT systems, the group-wide use and processing of (personal) data, and on introducing digital products ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | November 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Cantourage Group SE (“Cantourage”) on its listing in Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Scale Segment where the company’s entire share capital is traded. The free float of 15% corresponds to two million shares. Cantourage’s shares have been listed since November 11. Hauck Aufhäuser Investment Banking acted as the company’s exclusive financial advisor and listing agent ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | September 2022
Germany

Heuking was honored by “The M&A Advisor” for the cross border deal between WuXi Biologics and Bayer. The team led by Dirk W. Kolvenbach, Partner at the Düsseldorf office, and Michael Pauli, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, will be presented with the award in the category of “Cross Border Deal of the Year ($100MM to $1B)” at the 13th Annual International M&A Awards in New York on September 21, 2022 ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Andreas Walle, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek successfully represented the port companies against trade union ver.di before Hamburg Labor Court. The parties reached an agreement in the current wage dispute according to which the dockworkers are permitted to continue their two-day warning strike until Saturday morning ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

With a team led by the M&A attorneys Dr. Mathias Schröder, Fabian Becker and Dr. Katharina Prasuhn, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek provided comprehensive advice to the Alaris Group regarding the acquisition of all shares in Kuhne electronic GmbH. Alaris Holdings is a specialist in the field of RF technology and has developed from a small consulting service into an international entity ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Michael Alberts and Dr. Robert Güther, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, comprehensively advised Multi Germany GmbH on taking over the management of six shopping centers with about 30 employees from the Koprian iQ portfolio. The transaction took effect on July 13, 2022. The acquisition is expected to generate significant growth and synergy effects, with the portfolio managed by Multi Corporation in Germany and the Benelux countries now comprising 32 retail properties ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Michael Sörgel, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised MTV NT GmbH on the sale of its nickel plating operations in Mülheim to GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH, one of its long-standing partners. In 2011, MTV NT had relocated its cask nickel plating operations from Solingen to Mülheim. GNS will operate the galvanic coating technology required for the nickel plating of nuclear waste containers of the CASTOR® and MOSAIK® types independently as a manufacturer ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | June 2022
Germany

50+1 – the event title aptly summarizes Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s festivities held at artwork exhibition venue K21 yesterday. Since it had not been possible to celebrate the law firm’s 50th milestone anniversary in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, guests were invited a year later in honor of the occasion. Attendees enjoyed an evening surrounded by art. Lord Mayor Keller sent a welcome address to the Düsseldorf-based firm ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | June 2022
Germany

At the beginning of June, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek was awarded the title of Best Law Firm Corporate and M&A 2022 in the “Germany” region. At the 13th ILASA - International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards in Paris, a top-class jury had recognized the work of German legal experts for the first time ever. Boris Dürr, Managing Partner, and Dr. Helge-Torsten Wöhlert, Head of the French Desk, personally accepted the award on behalf of the law firm in Paris ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | June 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Christopher Görtz, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek legally advised EV Digital Invest AG, the operator of online real estate investment platform “Engel & Völkers Digital Invest,” and Hauck Aufhäuser Investment Banking, which acted as Sole Global Coordinatoor and Sole Bookrunner, as transaction counsel on the IPO of EV Digital Invest AG in the Scale segment of Frankfurt Stock Exchange. This is the first IPO of an operating company in Germany in 2022 ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | May 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Benedikt Raisch legally advised DATAGROUP SE on the acquisition of Hövermann group, thus expanding its service portfolio with high-quality SAP services. Hövermann has been a certified SAP and Microsoft Gold Partner for many years. Founded in 1999, Hövermann group consists of Hövermann IT-Gruppe GmbH, Hövermann ERP Consulting GmbH, and Hövermann Rechenzentrum UG ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | May 2022
Germany

Juliane Diefenbach joins as Director of Knowledge Management – Rahel Skau promoted to Director of Legal Tech & Digitalization Juliane Diefenbach started as Director of Knowledge Management effective May 1, 2022. She joined the firm from Dentons, where she had built the Knowledge Management division since 2017, and most recently served as Europe Director of Knowledge. Previously, she had worked at Morrison & Foerster in Business Development and at Hogan Lovells in Knowledge Management ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Peter Vocke, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Silberlake Real Estate Group on the sale of a residential portfolio across six sites in North Rhine-Westphalia. The portfolio was acquired by a consortium consisting of a fund managed by London-based Ares Management Corporation and Forte Capital from Frankfurt am Main. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

With a team led by M&A lawyers Dr. Mathias Schröder, Fabian Becker and Peter Schäffler, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised ISOVOLTA Group on the acquisition of all shares in Gurit (Kassel) GmbH from Gurit Holding AG. With around 1,500 employees*, the globally active ISOVOLTA Group is a specialist for electrical insulation materials, technical laminates and composite materials and a partner for more than 20 industries ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based Partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe legally advised Geratherm Medical AG on a cash capital increase and assisted the company in its downlisting to Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Scale segment. The entire transaction consists of several steps, starting with a capital increase under exclusion of subscription rights. The capital increase was fully subscribed by investor JotWe GmbH ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

With a team led by Ulf Christiani, Heuking legally advised transport association Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen GmbH on procuring and financing 19 Citylink vehicles for the Chemnitz model. The contracts for the tram trains and their financing were signed at the end of March. The Stadler bidding consortium was awarded the contract for supply and maintenance of the dual-system trams (with an option for more units in the future) ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

Shimon Merkel and Ariane Neubauer of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Berlin office advised talking hands flipbooks GmbH (“talking hands”), a social startup from the inclusion tech sector, on its seed funding round. talking hands produces learning materials to popularize sign language in the form of small films in flipbooks, which are primarily used in educational institutions such as daycare centers and elementary schools, thus promoting communication opportunities for children with disabilities ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Dr. Christoph Gringel advised AQVC Management GmbH (AlphaQ Venture Capital) on the registration process with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority as an AIF capital management firm and on structuring and launching an innovative VC fund of funds structure. Using an investment stock corporation with fixed capital, the VC fund of funds structure is also intended to allow private investors to invest in VC funds in the future ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Henrik Lay and Christoph Prochnau legally advised the shareholders of Metatravel Service GmbH on the acquisition by Denmark-based Holiday Group by which the rental portal specialist, held by Danish PE fund Capidea, assumes the German provider’s business operations and rental websites. Metatravel Service GmbH operates three rental portals, including Ostsee24.de, which focuses on vacation rentals along the German coasts ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Michael Sörgel and Prof. Dr. Martin Reufels advised NKT Photonics A/S on the sale of its LIOS (Linear Optical Sensors) site to U.S.-based LUNA Innovations Incorporated. Following the sale of the sensing division, NKT will focus on its core areas of laser- and fiber-optic solutions within Medical & Life Science, Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, and Quantum & Nano Technology. The parties agreed on a sales price of EUR 20 million ...

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