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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...

Domicil Real Estate AG Sells Residential Property in Hamburg with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Vocke, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised investment and real estate service provider Domicil Real Estate Group on the sale of a residential property in the Hamburg district of Neuallermöhe as part of an asset deal. Real estate multi-family office PAMERA is the buyer...

Restaurant Chain BIGCHEFS comes to Germany with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Erdem Şişmangil has advised the restaurant chain BIGCHEFS on its market entry in Germany. The comprehensive advice included corporate law, leases, construction law, IT and data pro-tection law as well as media law, employment law, tax law, and public law...

i Live Group Sells Serviced Apartment Complex in Neu-Ulm to HanseMerkur
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2019
Germany

In a project partnership with property developer and real estate investor nowinta Bau GmbH, project developer and operator i Live Group sold the “Campus Village II” serviced apartment project to HanseMerkur Grundvermögen AG. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised i Live Group on the transaction with a team led by Dr. Frank Baßler...

DATAGROUP Expands its Service Portfolio with IT-Informatik GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein advised DATAGROUP on the acquisition of parts of IT-Informatik GmbH from insolvency. DATAGROUP takes over all shares in Mercoline GmbH and in IT Digitalizacion 4.0 Industrial Internacional S.L., as well as employees and assets of IT-Informatik GmbH...

DMB Dr. Dieter Murmann Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH Acquires Messring Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised DMB Dr. Dieter Murmann Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Kiel, on the acquisition of Bavarian-based Messring Group. With the August 16 purchase agreement, DMB acquired the crash test technology specialist retroactively as of January 1, 2019...

Munich-Based Electronics Group Katek Acquires bebro electronic and eSystems MTG with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019
Germany

With a team led by M&A Partner Boris Dürr, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Primepulse SE and its subsidiary Katek SE on the acquisition of bebro electronic group and eSystems MTG GmbH. The acquisition of bebro and eSystems continues Katek’s expansion as one of Europe’s leading service providers in the electronics sector...

Heuking Advises Aquila Capital on Sale of Three DHL Freight Terminals to Savills IM
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019
Germany

AGRAF German Real Estate Holding No. 1, a fund managed by Aquila Capital, has sold three freight terminals in Berlin, Leimen near Heidelberg, and St. Ingbert in Saarland to Savills Investment Management. A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens and Dr. Michael Dröge, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Aquila Capital on the sale...

India Business Law Journal: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is “Top International Law Firm for India-Related Work”
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019
Germany

For the seventh consecutive time, trade magazine India Business Law Journal named Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek a “top international law firm for India-related work.” India Business Law Journal has been publishing an “Intelligence Report” for 13 years now, listing top law firms that have concluded Indian-related transactions in the past twelve months...

Action for Annulment Successful: Teff Patent in Germany Expired
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2019
Germany

By filing an action for annulment, the patent law team of the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek ensured that the disputed teff patent no longer exists in Germany. The granting of the European teff patent was perceived as great injustice in Ethiopia, because it protected a well-known foodstuff by a European company under patent law. The plaintiff in the nullity action, Dr...

Event Name “Kiesgrube” Saved from Cold Takeover
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

What has already been the subject of media speculation last week has now become certainty: Kiesgrube Event GmbH and its CEO Tom Preuss, represented by lawyers Dr. Georg Jacobs and Marcel Maybaum, prevailed in three appeals in preliminary injunction proceedings before Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court...

Heuking also Prevailing in Second Instance on Behalf of Scholz – Appeals Relating to Bond Rejected
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

On July 2, 2019, Stuttgart Higher Regional Court in second instance dismissed in full 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. On October 25, 2018, Ellwangen Regional Court had already dismissed, in first instance, the collective redress and numerous individual lawsuits...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Odewald KMU II on Investment in ARTUS Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

The successful private equity team led by Dr. Pär Johansson again advised Odewald KMU II on the acquisition of an equity stake. Supported by the lawyers of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Odewald KMU II acquired a majority interest in ARTUS Gesellschaft für Brand- und Wasserschadensanierung mbH and in ARTUS Projekt GmbH...

ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund B.V. Invests in Ideematec Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2019
Germany

The Dutch ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund B.V. agreed with the shareholders and the company on a growth financing investment in the Ideematec Group. A team of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek led by the Dusseldorf-based partner Dr. Martin Imhof advised ABN AMRO Energy Transition Fund comprehensively on the investment, including corporate, patent and tax aspects...

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...

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...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Magellan Netzwerke GmbH on the Acquisition of SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2019
Germany

A team led by Kristina Schneider advised Magellan Netzwerke GmbH, a member of FERNAO group, on the acquisition of SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH and the subsequent reorganization of the group...

Marondo Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Oxid eSales AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team of members from various offices led by Stuttgart-based partner Dr. Peter Ladwig advised Marondo Capital, headquartered in Munich and Stuttgart, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Oxid eSales AG, based in Freiburg im Breisgau, and supported the transaction...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises fronttrail Equity Partners on Acquisition of Stake in aixigo AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

With a team of legal professionals from several offices led by Frankfurt-based partner Dr. Günther M. Bredow, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised investment firm fronttrail Equity Partners on the acquisition of a strong minority stake in Aachen-based software specialist aixigo AG...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises fronttrail Equity Partners on Acquisition of Stake in aixigo AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

With a team of legal professionals from several offices led by Frankfurt-based partner Dr. Günther M. Bredow, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised investment firm fronttrail Equity Partners on the acquisition of a strong minority stake in Aachen-based software specialist aixigo AG...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Assists BayWa AG in its Investment in Tjiko GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Mathias Schröder, Partner at the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Munich, comprehensively advised BayWa AG on its investment in Tjiko GmbH by way of a cash capital increase. BayWa AG is an internationally operating trading and services group...

Terragon Issues Bond with an Issue Volume of up to EUR 20 Million
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

With a team led by the two partners Ralf M. Schnaittacher and Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Terragon AG on the issue of a corporate bond with an issue volume of up to EUR 20 million. Terragon intends to use the proceeds to finance the acquisition pipeline and to optimize its financing structure...

Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG Issues Third Corporate Bond
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by capital market expert Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG on the issue of a third corporate bond of up to EUR 15.0 million. The new bond will have a term of five years and will redeem the existing 2015/20 bond early. An annual interest rate of 6.25 percent is planned...

LOANCOS Group Acquires VR-IMMOBILIEN-LEASING
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by Klaus Weinand-Härer, Tax Advisor and Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised LOANCOS Group on the acquisition of VR-IMMOBILIEN-LEASING (VRIL), a subsidiary of VR-LEASING Aktiengesellschaft. Schalast & Partner and a team led by partner Alexander Gebhard advised on financial regulatory issues...

VR Equitypartner Acquires Minority Stake in Informatik Consulting Systems AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and a team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Benedikt Raisch advised Frankfurt-based investment firm VR Equitypartner GmbH on the acquisition of a minority stake in Informatik Consulting Systems AG (ICS). The acquisition is made as part of a succession plan and aims to consistently implement ICS’s successful expansion course...

Mapp Acquires German Market Leader in Customer Intelligence
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Marc Scheunemann advised Mapp Digital US, LLC, one of the largest private marketing technology companies, on the acquisition of Webtrekk, the German market leader of marketing analytics and customer intelligence. The seller is DPE Deutsche Private Equity and other co-investors...

Confectionery Manufacturers are Bundling Capacities: Gubor and Riegelein Join Forces
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Dr. Frank Baßler, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised confectionery specialist Gubor Schokoladen GmbH on the merger with its competitor Hans Riegelein & Sohn GmbH Co. KG. With the transaction, the two family-owned companies aim to increase their growth, innovative strength, and volumes...

 

 


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