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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek again advises Pantaflix on capital increase
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Pantaflix AG on a cash capital increase again. It was placed with institutional investors within a very brief time and was oversubscribed. The company will use the proceeds of EUR 18.5 million to finance growth. As a result of the capital increase, free float will increase to some 40%. Pantaflix AG is a Munich-based media company...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises PlusServer Group on the acquisition of Nexinto
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised PlusServer Group, a member of BC Partners, on the acquisition of Nexinto group. The transaction is subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities. With more than 200 employees at its Hamburg site, Nexinto offers managed services for business-critical IT systems...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Janoschka Group on substantial Participation of Financial Investor
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

With a team led by Frankfurt-based partner Dr. Günther M. Bredow and comprising members from several offices, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Janoschka group on entering into an investment agreement with a financial investor and management. The group's parent company, Janoschka Assets GmbH & Co. KG, that has previously been family-owned will initially be converted into a stock corporation...

MinterEllisonRuddWatts Short Listed in Five Categories for Firm’s Diversity by Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards
MinterEllisonRuddWatts, October 2017
New Zealand

MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ leadership towards greater gender diversity in the legal profession has seen the firm shortlisted for five categories in the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards. The awards celebrate the advancement of women in the legal industry in the Asia-Pacific region, with firms from New Zealand, Australia and greater Asia competing to take top honours...

ALRUD Partners participated in IBA Annual Conference in Sydney
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2017
Russia

On October 8-13th, IBA Annual Conference was held in Sydney, Australia. The Conference is one of the core events for the international legal community. Maxim Alekseyev, ALRUD Senior Partner, presented during the session “Adapting structures to mobile clients: changing views and alternatives”...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Iris Capital on investment of more than EUR 21 million in Open-Xchange
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Jörg aus der Fünten, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Iris Capital on its investment in Open-Xchange, a German provider of open source e-mail, productivity, and software solutions. Iris Capital invested 21 million euros jointly with eCAPITAL and other investors. The capital will be used by Open-Xchange to expand in North and Latin America and Asia...

Shoosmiths proud of firm-wide recognition in this year’s Legal 500
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has achieved top tier rankings in 31 practice areas in this year's The Legal 500 directory, with a further 66 practice areas recommended. A total of 27 lawyers are also named in the elite Leading Lawyers list, while The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017 editorial features 227 Shoosmiths lawyers...

Speedlin and Webster Honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at San Antonio Business Journal’s 2017 Outstanding Lawyers Awards
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Justice Phylis J. Speedlin and Dan G. Webster, were each honored by the San Antonio Business Journal with Lifetime Achievement Awards at its 2017 Outstanding Lawyers Awards reception. Donna J. McElroy was also present at the Awards ceremony, as she also received one of San Antonio Business Journal’s 2017 Outstanding Lawyers Awards...

Wardynski & Partners launches new tech law blog
Wardynski & Partners, October 2017
Poland

By framing the specialist knowledge of our lawyers in a broader social and cultural context, we hope to raise the debate over new technologies to a new level. We have known for a long time that new technology is a dynamic field. But the pace of change has greatly outstripped our imagination...

SyCipLaw is National Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was recognized as the Philippine National Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards. SyCipLaw partners Anthony W. Dee and Ronald Mark C. Lleno received the award on the firm's behalf...

Cale A. Johnson Elected Chair of State Bar of Michigan’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Cale A. Johnson, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently elected to serve as Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section. Having previously served as Vice Chair, Johnson was elected to serve as Chair at the Section’s annual meeting on September 29, 2017...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises SANHA GmbH & Co. KG on extending the term of its bond
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

A team of business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised SANHA GmbH & Co. KG on extending the term of its 2013/2018 bond. Since the necessary quorum had not reached in an initial vote of bondholders without a meeting, the bond creditors approved the proposed amendment with a majority of 99.8 percent at a meeting on September 15...

Haynes and Boone Represents Seller of Leading Spray Foam Company
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented Lapolla Industries, Inc. in its sale to Icynene U.S. Holding Corp., a Canadian rival in the spray foam insulation industry and portfolio company of FFL Partners, LLC. The deal, valued at about $160 million, was unanimously approved by Lapolla's board of directors, the company said in a statement...

Haynes and Boone Hires Leading Employee Benefits Lawyer
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Lori Troutman has joined the Houston office of Haynes and Boone, LLP as a counsel in the firm's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice...

Shoosmiths advises Northern Irish coffee chain on £2m investment to launch in Scotland
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised coffee chain Bob & Berts on £2m funding from the BGF to venture into the Scottish market. Founded in Northern Ireland, Bob & Berts is a family business that has grown to encompass 16 outlets in the country with a further 30 stores planned to open over the next four years, 20 of which will be in Scotland...

Shoosmiths signs up new Birmingham corporate partner
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has boosted its Birmingham-based corporate team with the hire of Paul Batchelor from PwC Legal where he established and grew its Midlands legal business. Paul specialises in merger and acquisitions, private equity investments, complex group reorganisations, management incentive arrangements and high net worth/family investment structures...

Grupo Financiero Galicia registers follow-on offering on NYSE
Beccar Varela, October 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, October 5th, 2017. Between September 29th and October 3rd, Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. issued 126,500,000 new Class B common shares (equivalent to US$632.500.000). Consequently, the registered capital as of the date amounts to AR$1,426,764,597...

Haynes and Boone Represents Trinity Industries in Landmark Victory
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Jeremy Kernodle, Nina Cortell and Anne Johnson, Counsel Ryan Paulsen and Associates Nicole Somerville and Andrew Guthrie were part of a multi-firm appellate team that got a $663 million judgment against client Trinity Industries under the False Claims Act overturned. In a case followed nationally, the 5th U.S...

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises On AmSpec’s Acquisition Of Agri Services
Karanovic & Nikolic, October 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic advised AmSpec on the acquisition of Agri Services doo - an inspection and testing company serving the Agricultural and Petroleum market in the Danube region from their locations in Serbia and Hungary...

Lavery and the Fondation Montréal inc. launch a $15,000 grant for artificial intelligence
Lavery, de Billy, October 2017
Canada

Lavery and Fondation Montréal inc. are pleased to announce the creation of the Lavery AI Grant offered to start-ups in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Valued at $15,000, grant winners will also have access to the full range of services provided by Fondation Montréal inc...

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises In The Signing Of The Landmark PPP For The Vinca Waste Treatment Project
Karanovic & Nikolic, October 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises In The Signing Of The Landmark PPP For The Vinca Waste Treatment Project Karanovic & Nikolic advised in the signing of the biggest PPP project in Serbia for the landfill remediation and development of the waste treatment facility in Belgrade, Vinca...

Bonnie Mayfield Named Chair of International Association of Defense Counsel’s Diversity Committee
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Bonnie Mayfield, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently named Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel's (IADC) Diversity Committee...

Haynes and Boone Advises Specialty Food Firm Parker Products on Sale
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

10/03/2017 Haynes and Boone, LLP has represented Parker Products in the negotiation of an investment by The Riverside Company. Parker Products and The Riverside Company have not disclosed the terms of the deal. Fort Worth-based Parker Products is a leading provider of specialty ingredients for the baking, dairy, beverage, confectionery, RTE and snack, and foodservice industries...

SyCipLaw receives 12 ALB Philippine Law Awards 2017 nominations
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) has been shortlisted in twelve categories of the ALB Philippine Law Awards 2017. The firm is nominated for ten firm of the year categories, and two of its partners are nominated for lawyer of the year categories...

Dykema Announces Executive Board Appointments
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm has selected six members to serve on its Executive Board for a three-year term commencing on January 1, 2018. The appointed attorneys are listed below with brief descriptions of their practices and other roles they hold with the firm: Brendan J...

Garcia-Moreno, Mills, Berber-Thayer in Texas Lawyer: Traxys Deal Dodged Harvey
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

It was a day before Hurricane Harvey was forecast to strike Texas, and with the deadline looming to complete a complicated transaction for a client, Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Ricardo Garcia-Moreno in Houston said he started to panic. "To put it mildly, at about 2 o'clock on Thursday, I started to freak out...

Beccar Varela at the Trustlaw Awards 2017: Constanza Connolly Lawyer of the Year
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

London, September 29, 2017. Constanza Connolly, senior lawyer at Beccar Varela, was crowned “Lawyer of the Year” at the 2017 TrustLaw Awards, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’ s annual celebration of outstanding pro bono work. Constanza was awarded for her contribution to advancing a new law in Argentina that would allow disabled people to work without losing their disability insurance...

Stefan Erhag of Delphi Awarded WSG Outstanding Member of the Year 2017
World Services Group, September 2017
United States of America

WSG has awarded Stefan Erhag, Partner, Delphi as the WSG Outstanding Member of the Year 2017. Mr. Erhag’s commitment to championing over 30 WSG European Firms participation in the GenNow Study has more than earned him this title. Stefan was instrumental with our European survey initiative, “Robert Falvey, Global Ambassador for WSG stated...

WSG Elects 2017-2018 Board of Directors
World Services Group, September 2017
United States of America

WSG is pleased to announce the election of the 2017 - 2018 Board of Directors including officers: Mark Harty, LCS & Partners as Chair; Francesco Gianni, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners as Chairman Elect; Michael Bernard, Dykema as Secretary and Judith A. Whitehead, Graham Thompson as Treasurer...

25th Birthday of Szecskay Attorneys at Law
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, September 2017
Hungary

Szecskay Attorneys at Law celebrated its 25th Birthday with over 400 clients and peers on the 12th of September 2017. Founder and named partner Andras Szecskay opened the event by giving an overview on the office’s past 25 years, from its beginnings after the political and economic changes in 1989 and the following period when international law firms entered the Hungarian market in the 1990s...

Law360 Profiles Haynes and Boone as "Texas Powerhouse"
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

Law360 named Haynes and Boone, LLP as a 2017 "Texas Powerhouse," citing the firm's "court prowess, a banking and finance group that helped set up tens of billions of dollars' worth of secured financing and a capital markets practice that advises on middle-market transactions for Fortune 500 clients, private equity firms and independent companies across Texas...

Powers Featured in IBA Podcast on Rule of Law
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Managing Partner Tim Powers spoke to the International Bar Association for a podcast that explored the responsibility of lawyers to uphold the rule of law at a time of deep political divisions and upheaval, both in the United States and abroad. In the podcast, hosted by the IBA's U.S...

Shoosmiths advises NVM Private Equity on investment into e-commerce technology provider
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised NVM Private Equity (NVM) on its investment into Volo Commerce, a provider of multi-channel e-commerce technology to support online merchants and brands selling through market places such as Amazon and eBay. NVM led the latest investment round into the UK-based company, which raised £6.2m...

Haynes and Boone Advises Landry's and Golden Nugget in Refinancing
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP advised Landry's, Inc. and Golden Nugget, Inc. in a multibillion-dollar transaction that closed September 26, 2017. The transaction involved an offering of $1.415 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes and senior subordinated notes of Golden Nugget and a $1.080 billion secured incremental term loan and revolver...

Haynes and Boone Represents Hyatt in Luxury Rental Deal
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

In a transaction spanning nine jurisdictions, Haynes and Boone, LLP assisted Hyatt Hotels Corp. in acquiring a strategic minority interest in Oasis Luxury Rentals Inc., a privately owned company based in Miami. Haynes and Boone, SC (Mexico) served as Mexican counsel for the project, led by Mexico City Partner Antonio Diez de Bonilla and Associate Julio Sardina...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises R+S group on EUR 100 million refinancing
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, September 2017
Germany

With a Frankfurt-based team led by partner Thomas K. Schrell, the business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised R+S group, headquartered in Fulda, on refinancing its existing EUR 100 million syndicated loan. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek supported the group comprehensively on structuring, negotiating, and implementing the entire financing documentation...

Despegar launches IPO on NYSE
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, September 26, 2017. Despegar raise US$382 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange on September 20, under the symbol "DESP"...

Beccar Varela and Errecondo, Gonzalez & Funes advise on US$475 million loan agreement
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, September 26, 2017. Beccar Varela and Errecondo, Gonzalez & Funes rendered advice on a loan agreement for a total amount of up to US$475 million, granted to Desarrolladora Energética S.A. and Empresa Inversora Energética S.A. The loan was granted by Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., London Branch and Nomura Securities (Bermuda) Ltd...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Katjes International on acquisition financing in Italy
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, September 2017
Germany

With a Frankfurt-based team led by partner Thomas K. Schrell, the business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised Katjes International on acquisition financing in connection with the acquisition of Cloetta Italia’s brand business. The acquired brands include "Sperlari" and others. Financing was provided by Bayerische Landesbank...

Waller Tax Partners Richard Johnson and Mike Yopp Recognized in Chambers 2017 High Net Worth Guide
Waller, September 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Richard A. Johnson and G. Michael Yopp, veteran tax attorneys in Waller’s Nashville office, have been recognized in the 2017 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth guide. Waller is the only Tennessee law firm to receive a top ranking (Band 1) in the publication, and Johnson and Yopp were the only Tennessee practitioners honored with Band 1 rankings.

Nicolas Borda to Speak at Energy Day 2017 in Mexico City
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Nicolas Borda has been invited to speak at the 16th annual Energy Day conference, which will be held on Oct. 3 in Mexico City. The conference is expected to draw around 600 of the country's leading energy professionals, including senior government officials, investors, C-Suite Executives, financiers, scientists and attorneys...

6 SyCipLaw Lawyers Included in Who's Who Legal 2017 Experts Lists
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, September 2017
Philippines

Six of SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan's lawyers are listed in various Who's Who Legal 2017 experts lists. Who's Who Legal publishes 34 individual practice area guides covering corporate and commercial law, listing leading experts in these practice areas from over 150 national jurisdictions. The featured SyCipLaw lawyers are: - Luisito V...

Rowsley Appoints Credit Suisse (Singapore) as a Financial Advisor in Proposed Acquisition
TSMP Law Corporation, September 2017
Singapore

TSMP Law Corporation is pleased to announce that it is acting as legal advisor to Credit Suisse (Singapore) in this up-to-S$1.9 billion deal. Credit Suisse (Singapore) is advising mainboard-listed real estate firm Rowsley Limited in the latter's proposal to acquire the entire issued and paid-up share capital of Sasteria Pte Ltd...

First pensions hire for Shoosmiths’ Birmingham office
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has hired its first pensions partner in Birmingham to boost its national team. Lynette Lewis has joined the firm as a partner from Eversheds Sutherland, and brings nine years’ experience as a pensions lawyer and a further 10 as a corporate lawyer...

Shoosmiths announces associate promotions
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2017
England

Shoosmiths welcomes the new associates: Birmingham: Imogen Francis (Commercial); Edinburgh: Neil McNab (Private Client); Manchester: Lida Khanverdi (Real Estate); Northampton: Jodie Craven (Recoveries Services); Nottingham: Victoria Chan (Corporate); Thames Valley: Liz McAllister, Joanna Roberts and John Shea (Commercial)...

Lea Courington Receives 2017 Forever Duke Award
Dykema, September 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Lea F. Courington received the 2017 Forever Duke Award from her alma mater, Duke University. She was presented the award during Duke’s Homecoming Weekend, September 15-16, 2017. The Forever Duke Award is given to those who exemplify exceptional volunteer service to Duke and its alumni association. Courington, who earned her J.D...

Dykema Recognized as a Litigation Powerhouse in BTI’s Litigation Outlook 2018 Report
Dykema, September 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a national law firm, announced today that corporate counsel ranked Dykema as a Litigation Powerhouse in six of eight areas in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018 report. Firms listed as leaders in the litigation market are the ones corporate counsel tell BTI they are currently turning to for their most pressing litigation needs...

Beccar Varela advises on Prear’s notes issuance
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, September 18th, 2017. Beccar Varela advised PREAR Pretensados Argentinos S.A. on its Class II Notes’ issuance, for a nominal value of up to AR$25 million, which could be increased up to AR$75 million. The issuance took place on August 15, 2017...

BTI Ranks Haynes and Boone Among Nation's Leading Litigation Firms
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

BTI Consulting Group, Inc., has recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP on the Litigation Powerhouse Honor Roll as a leading law firm for Complex Commercial Litigation. A September report by BTI, titled "Litigation Powerhouses: Law Firms Leading the Litigation Market," spotlights firms that are "the ones corporate counsel tell us they are currently turning to for their most pressing litigation needs...

Haynes and Boone Represents Chevron in Opening Its First Gas Station in Mexico
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Nicolas Borda led a team of lawyers representing Chevron in opening its first Chevron-branded service station in Mexico. The station is located in Hermosillo, Sonora. Borda and Associates Evert Sanchez Alonso and Carlos Alva advised client Chevron Combustibles de Mexico on contractual and regulatory matters in connection with the landmark transaction...

 

 


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