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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 Kuer 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...

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...

 

 


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