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Heuking Assists MarketAxess with Acquisition of Regulatory Reporting Hub of Deutsche Börse Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

A team led by Dirk W. Kolvenbach and Michael Pauli has provided legal advice to MarketAxess on the acquisition of the Regulatory Reporting Hub of Deutsche Börse Group. MarketAxess is acquiring the business via its wholly owned subsidiary in the Netherlands, Trax NL B.V...

DERECO Sells Nursing Home and Hotel in Velbert Advised by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

In an off-market transaction and on behalf of a Dutch family office, DERECO sold a nursing home in Velbert-Langenberg including the neighboring hotel to one of Patrizia AG’s healthcare funds. A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised on the transaction...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Curavas GmbH on Company Establishment and First Funding Round
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Mathias Schröder, Partner at law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Munich office, advised Curavas GmbH on establishing the company and on its first funding round. As part of a capital increase, several well-known investors took out holdings in Curavas GmbH in the funding round...

Heuking Advises on Public Takeover Bid for S&O Beteiligungen AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

With a team led by partner and capital market expert Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised BluGreen Company Limited as bidder in the public takeover bid for S&O Beteiligungen AG. BluGreen had gained control of S&O Beteiligungen and thus published a bid document approved by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) on September 18...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Organic Garden AG on the Participation of an Investor and the Creation of Authorized Capital
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

Dr. Mathias Schröder, Partner at law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Munich office, provided lead counsel to Organic Garden AG on the participation of an investor in 2020. In addition to a cash capital increase in connection with the investor’s entry, authorized capital was also created...

Heuking Advises 4basebio on Takeover Bid by Sparta AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

A Heuking team led by capital markets expert Dr. Thorsten Kutheadvised 4basebio AG on a takeover bid by Sparta AG. Sparta AG issued a voluntary public takeover offer to all 4basebio shareholders to buy their shares at EUR 2.00 per share...

Heuking Advises Consortium Including STRABAG and Meridiam on Financing of A49 PPP Highway Project
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

A team led by Sandra Pfister, a partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek based in Hamburg, successfully advised A 49 Autobahngesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, and its shareholders STRABAG Infrastrukturprojekt GmbH and Meridiam Investments SAS on the financing of the A49 PPP motorway project...

Heuking Advises the Founders of Software Provider MACH AG on Merger with Main Capital
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

The founding family of MACH AG sold the majority of its company to software investor Main Capital. A team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised the Müller-Ontjes founding family, who will remain active co-owners of MACH AG, on the merger. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price...

Major German Healthcare Billing Service Provider Files for Insolvency
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

Billing service provider AvP Deutschland GmbH, advised by Heuking, has filed for insolvency at Düsseldorf Local Court. The crisis was caused by operational difficulties, which led to the financing partners losing trust in the company. In recent months, the company had already parted ways with a senior manager responsible for the division. A team led by insolvency lawyer Dr...

Sustainable Growth Strategy: VR Equitypartner Takes Out Interest in aku.automation
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, September 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised VR Equitypartner GmbH on acquiring a significant minority interest in aku.automation, a specialist for industrial image processing...

Warburg-HIH Acquires Four Daycare Center Project Developments for Special Fund “Zukunft Invest”
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate on the acquisition of four daycare center project developments in North Rhine-Westphalia for its open-end special fund “Zukunft Invest” that was launched at the beginning of the year. The team led by Görgens performed legal and tax due diligence for the acquisitions...

Private Equity Investor DPE Acquires Majority Stake in B Plus L with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Christian Schmidt, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, legally advised funds advised by Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH (“DPE”) on the acquisition of majority stakes in B plus L Infra Log GmbH (“B plus L”) and Defoxx GmbH. With joint investments in new business areas, DPE will support B plus L group in its expansion...

Heuking Team Led by Ute Jasper Accompanies Europe’s Largest Tram-Train Tender
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2020
Germany

Dr. Ute Jasper, Dr. Christopher Marx, and Dr. Laurence M. Westen, Partners in Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s public procurement law team, are advising six German and Austrian transportation companies on the awarding of contracts for 504 regional light rail vehicles...

Sodecia Acquires Assets and Business Activities of BCT
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, August 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer, Partner at the Stuttgart office, legally advised Sodecia Group on the acquisition of the assets and business activities of B&B Holding GmbH & Co. KG and BRAUN CarTec GmbH (jointly BCT)...

Heuking Advises KIRK KAPITAL A/S / Scanmetals A/S on Acquiring the Majority in Scanmetals Deutschland GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Jörg Schewe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Hamburg, advised Danish recycling company Scanmetals A/S and its investor KIRK KAPITAL A/S on the acquisition of 85% of the shares in non-affiliated Scanmetals Deutschland GmbH...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises SEMODU on the Sale of the “Small Olympic Village” Real Estate Project in Berlin
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

A team led by Stuttgart-based Partner Dr. Juliane Reichelt advised SEMODU Olympisches Dorf Entwicklungsgesellschaft 1 mbH on the sale of all shares in the three project companies “Olympisches Dorf B3”. The seller is a subsidiary of SEMODU AG...

Heuking Advises German Startups Group on Merger with SGT Capital
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised venture capital investor German Startups Group (GSG) on its merger with SGT Capital Pte. Ltd, a global alternative investment and private equity asset manager. The merger is subject to the approval of German Startups Group’s annual general meeting that will be held on August 7, 2020...

Heuking Advises The Grounds Real Estate Development AG on the Acquisition of Capstone Opportunities AG by Way of Capital Increase Against Contribution in Kind
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, capital market expert at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Cologne, advised The Grounds Real Estate Development AG on the acquisition of 89.9% of the shares of Capstone Opportunities AG in return for the issue of new shares. As a result of the capital measure, the share capital of The Grounds will increase by EUR 2,700,000 to EUR 17,805,517...

State of Baden-Württemberg to Invest Billions in New Double-Decker Trains – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on the Award Procedure
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

The Ministry of Transport in Baden-Württemberg intends to address the expected increase in the number of passengers over the next few years by adding up to 130 electric double-decker multiple-unit trains. Via the State Institute for Rail Vehicles, it is therefore purchasing 130 new double-decker trains for some EUR 1.6 billion...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Chinese Mengtai Group on the Acquisition of the European apt Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

The apt Group is one of the leading company groups in the European aluminum industry. The group manufactures and refines high-quality aluminum profiles at four locations in Germany, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic...

State of Baden-Württemberg to Invest Billions in New Double-Decker Trains – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on the Award Procedure
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

The Ministry of Transport in Baden-Württemberg intends to address the expected increase in the number of passengers over the next few years by adding up to 130 electric double-decker multiple-unit trains. Via the State Institute for Rail Vehicles, it is therefore purchasing 130 new double-decker trains for some EUR 1.6 billion...

DATAGROUP Invests in Start-up Cloudeteer, Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

IT service provider DATAGROUP acquired 24 percent of the shares of Cloudeteer, a cloud native start-up, and obtained an option for the remaining 76 percent of the shares. A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised DATAGROUP on the transaction...

amalphi AG Shareholders’ Meeting Resolves Capital Measures for the Acquisition of Medondo AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

A team led by capital markets lawyer Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised amalphi AG in connection with the acquisition of all shares in medondo AG, including all preparatory reorganization measures. Today, the shareholders’ meeting of amalphi AG resolved the capital measures required for the acquisition, thus paving the way for the transaction...

Heuking Advises on the Sale of PETCYCLE and LOGICYCLE to Genossenschaft Deutscher Brunnen
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised PETCYCLE E.A.G. GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of PETCYCLE GmbH and LOGICYCLE GmbH to Genossenschaft Deutscher Brunnen e.G. (GDB). The transaction will bundle know-how and expertise in packaging and create synergies. Both companies’ employees will be retained...

Heuking Advises SANHA on Adaptation of a Corporate Bond
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised SANHA GmbH & Co KG on adapting its 2013/2023 corporate bond. The bondholders’ meeting had approved the adaptation concept in agreement with management and the joint representative, One Square Advisory Services GmbH...

Heuking Reinforces Business Service Units: Rahel Skau Becomes Head of Legal Tech and Digitalization
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

Effective June 1, Rahel Skau will join Heuking and assume the position of Head of Legal Tech and Digitalization. The newly created position takes account of the increasing digitalization of legal advisory services and is intended to further increase the law firm’s innovative strength and implementation speed at the interface of advisory offerings and business processes...

Heuking Advises HELLA on Structuring a Syndicated Loan
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

The law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised automotive supplier Hella GmbH & Co. KGaA (“HELLA”), Lippstadt, on the structuring of a syndicated loan. The loan of an international bank consortium in the amount of EUR 500,000,000 has a term of five years with an extension option for another year. The loan serves general corporate financing purposes...

Pentracor Issues Corporate Bond with Issue Volume of up to EUR 15 Million
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

A team led by capital market expert Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised medical technology company Pentracor GmbH on issuing a bond in private placement with possible conversion right. The company intends to use the issue volume of up to EUR 15 million for a large-scale roll-out of its certified medical device innovation PentraSorb...

Heuking Assists ATP’s Insolvency Administrators in the Sale to SAG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

With a team led by Prof. Dr. Georg Streit, Partner at its Munich office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the insolvency administrators of online auto parts dealer www.atp-autoteile.de, Volker Böhm and Dr. Elske Fehl-Weileder, both from Schultze & Braun, on the sale of the company to SAG Group...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek Assists WuXi Biologics in Acquisition of a Drug Product Plant from Bayer
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dirk W. Kolvenbach, the globally operating WuXi Biologics group acquired a sterile filling and freeze-drying plant from Bayer AG. The transaction has now been successfully concluded. The plant is designed for filling and freeze-drying the blood clotting agent Kovaltry®. The plant is operated on the Chempark site in Leverkusen...

Heuking Assists ATP’s Insolvency Administrators in the Sale to SAG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

With a team led by Prof. Dr. Georg Streit, Partner at its Munich office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the insolvency administrators of online auto parts dealer www.atp-autoteile.de, Volker Böhm and Dr. Elske Fehl-Weileder, both from Schultze & Braun, on the sale of the company to SAG Group...

Art-Invest Acquires 120 Apartments in Dresden with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Zimmermann and Dr. Marc Scheunemann, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Düsseldorf, legally advised Art-Invest on the acquisition of the “Urban Village” residential project in Dresden. Sold by Dresdner Wohnbau, the transaction was structured as a forward deal and is intended for a special housing fund. The acquisition was brokered by Ideal Wohnen GmbH & Co...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Prevails Against Predatory Shareholder in Hanseatic Higher Regional Court
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

Dr. Frank Mitzkus, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, successfully represented his client – a Societas Europaea (SE) – before the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court. After the April 26, 2019 judgement, which has now become final, the SE successfully filed a claim for damages against a shareholder...

Heuking Supports Insolvency Administrator of Insolvent ARWE Companies
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

After the overall restructuring of ARWE Group, that was intended when the insolvency petition was filed, no longer appeared feasible, management withdrew its petitions for self-administration...

BÖAG Börsen AG Acquires Majority Stake in ICF BANK AG with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Jörg Schewe and Dr. Michael Dröge, both Partners at Heuking’s Hamburg office, legally advised BÖAG Börsen AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in ICF BANK AG from the bank’s founders. As part of the transaction, BÖAG Börsen AG, which is operating the stock exchanges in Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Hanover, also secured an option to acquire additional stock in ICF BANK AG...

HGK Acquires European Inland Shipping Business from Imperial with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Oliver von Rosenberg, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, legally advised Häfen und Güterverkehr Köln AG (HGK) on the acquisition of the European inland shipping business of Imperial Logistics Limited (IPL). The acquisition occurred within the scope of a bidding process. Imperial Logistics International B.V...

VR Equitypartner Portfolio Company Kälte Eckert Acquires Gartner, Keil & Co
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Kälte Eckert GmbH on the acquisition of Gartner, Keil & Co Klima- und Kältetechnik GmbH. The shares were sold by Frank Keil, the company’s sole shareholder and General Manager, who will remain in operational management in the future...

LFD Holding GmbH Sells all Shares to Terra Grundwerte AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

A team led by Prof. Dr. Georg Streit, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised LFD Holding GmbH on the sale of all shares to Terra Grundwerte AG. Terra Grundwerte also acquires a loan portfolio of the five largest banks financing LFD group. The sale occurred after completion of a restructuring phase of several years by restructuring trustees in the interest of the financing creditors...

Heuking Successfully Advises GET.ON in First Funding Round
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

A team led by Christoph Prochnau, Salaried Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, legally advised GET.ON Institut für Online Gesundheitstrainings GmbH comprehensively on its first funding round (Seed I). Founded as a university spin-off by a team of graduate psychologists in Hamburg in 2015, GET.ON has so far grown from own funds. Upon conclusion of the funding round, GET...

Nexway AG Places 8 Million Euro Bond with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Nexway AG on the placement of a bond with a volume of 8 million euro and an interest rate of 10 per cent as part of a private placement with institutional investors. The new secured Nexway bond has a term of 15 months and quarterly interest payments. The eCommerce provider intends to use the proceeds of the issue for corporate purposes...

Eiffage and JOHANN BUNTE Conclude Contract for PPP Infrastructure Project A3
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

A team led by Klaus Weinand-Härer, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised A3 Nordbayern consortium consisting of Eiffage S.A. and JOHANN BUNTE Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG on issues relating to tax law in the procurement procedure for the A3 highway project...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Shareholders of Emma – The Sleep Company on the Sale of Shares to Haniel Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher and Kristina Schneider from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the shareholders of Emma – The Sleep Company (Bettzeit GmbH) in a transaction with Haniel. The two founders, Manuel Müller and Dr. Dennis Schmoltzi, will each retain a 24...

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...

 

 


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