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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...

Shoosmiths Hires Leading Planning Partner
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has recruited a leading planning and development partner to boost its real estate team...

World Services Group (WSG) Congratulates Member Ronaldo Veirano, Founding Partner at Veirano Advogados, on Receiving Latin Lawyer’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
World Services Group, August 2019
United States of America

Ronaldo Veirano, Founding Partner at Veirano Advogados, was recently honored with Latin Lawyer’s prestigious 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. As an esteemed member of Brazil’s legal community, Mr...

Vista Oil & Gas in Notes Issuances Worth US$100 Million.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 12th, 2019. On July 31st, 2019, Vista Oil & Gas S.A.U. (the “Issuer” or “Vista”) issued Class I Notes for a nominal value of US$50 million, and on August 7th, issued Class II Notes for the same nominal value of US$50 million...

BNR Acquires Stake in YPF Luz.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 8 August 2019. On 23 July 2019, BNR Infrastructure Co-Investment Limited (“BNR”), a UK incorporated company, acquired 24,99% stake in YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A. (also known as “YPF Luz”) from General Electric’s subsidiary EFS Global Energy BV. General Electric Company owns 50% of BNR’s economic rights and the Chinese fund Silk Road Fund Co. Ltd. owns the other 50%...

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...

Vista Oil & Gas launches IPO on NYSE.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 6th, 2019. On July 26th, Vista Oil & Gas, S.A.B. de C.V., holding company of Vista Oil & Gas Argentina S.A.U., an independent Latin American oil & gas company, launched its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “VIST”. Vista Oil & Gas Argentina S.A.U. is an independent company focused on unconventional resources...

Morgan & Morgan Participated in Seminar on National and International Arbitration
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Panama, August 5, 2019. Mayte Sanchez, associate at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group of Morgan & Morgan, was invited to participate as speaker in the National and International Arbitration Seminar, organized by the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of Panama (CeCAP, for its initials in Spanish)...

Who´s Who Legal Thought Leaders Litigation 2019: Jose Carrizo
Morgan & Morgan, August 2019
Panama

Panama, August 5, 2019. Jose Carrizo, partner and head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of the firm, was listed once again in the Who´s Who Legal Thought Leaders Litigation Guide 2019, a publication that highlights the skills and know-how of the best litigation lawyers worldwide, based on the number of nominations received by clients and legal practitioners...

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...

AELEX Recognised as Nigerian ‘Law Firm of the Year’ by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2019
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

We are delighted to announce that ǼLEX has, once again, been recognised as Nigeria’s ‘Law Firm of the Year’ by Who’s Who Legal (WWL). The firm was recognised at the WWL’s sixth annual ceremony held on May 16, 2019 at the Gibson Hall in London. This is the sixth time the firm has won this award - recognition for its exceptional quality of work over the past year...

Oilstone Energía obtains syndicated loan worth US$12 million.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 5th, 2019. Banco Santander Río S.A., acting as lender, arranger, and administrative agent; together with Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, acting as lender, arranger, and collateral agent; and BBVA Banco Francés S.A., acting as lender and arranger, granted a loan to Oilstone Energía S.A. worth US$12 million...

Lorena Pavic joins Carey’s Executive Committee
Carey, August 2019
Chile

Lorena Pavic, a member of Carey's Antitrust and Regulated Markets and Public Law groups, was chosen as a new member of Carey’s Executive Committee. Lorena joined Carey’s administrative committee, which also includes Jorge Carey, Jaime Carey, Alfonso Silva and Salvador Valdés...

Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade, Appointed as the First African Member of The World Trade Board
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

Dr. Adesegun A. Akin-Olugbade, International Counsel at ǼLEX, has been appointed as a member of the World Trade Board. He joins twenty other global trade and finance leaders on this prestigious board, as the first from Africa...

AELEX Nominated for The African Legal Awards 2019
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

We are pleased to announce that ǼLEX received 3 nominations at this year’s African LegalAwards: Competition & Regulatory Team of the Year, IP Team of the Year, and Partner of the Year (Mrs Funke Adekoya, SAN). The African Legal Awards recognises exceptional achievement within Africa’s legal community...

AELEX Hosted the Banking & Finance Roundtable Themed; ‘Unlocking DFI Funding For The Private Sector’
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

In Nigeria, traditional bank financing for projects is proving steadily more difficult to access as interest rates for Naira loans remain very high and obtaining US Dollar loans becomes increasingly difficult. This has led private investors and sponsors to a search for non-traditional sources of financing for their projects...

AELEX Associate Onyinyechi Iwuoha Seconded to Latham & Watkins (London), Under the ILFA Flagship Secondment Programme (IFSP)
AELEX, August 2019
Nigeria

We are pleased to announce that Onyinyechi Iwuoha, an Associate in ǼLEX’s Banking and Finance Practice Group, has been selected for the ILFA Flagship Secondment Programme (IFSP). Under the IFSP, she will be seconded to Latham & Watkins (London) from September to December 2019. Onyinyechi, a stellar and outstanding Associate, has been ranked as a Rising Star by IFLR 1000...

Dinsmore Extends National Reach to Boston
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is expanding its East Coast presence with the opening of an office at 101 Arch St. in the city’s Financial District. Leading the practice are three partners who have deep roots in the community and have represented clients in real estate development and litigation throughout New England and the U.S...

Dinsmore Chicago Grows Commercial Litigation Group with Associate Anna Morrissey
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome commercial litigation associate Anna Morrissey to its Chicago office. She is the 13th attorney and the third associate in the local commercial litigation group...

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...

Los Grobo Agropecuaria and Agrofina obtain syndicated loans.
Beccar Varela, July 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 29 July 2019. Acting as lenders, Banco de Galicia y de Buenos Aires S.A.U., Banco Supervielle S.A., HSBC Bank Argentina S.A., Banco Hipotecario S.A., Banco Itaú Argentina S.A. and Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires granted a syndicated loan to Los Grobo Agropecuaria S.A., worth US$44,399,500, extendible up to US$70,000,000. Likewise, Banco de Galicia y de Buenos Aires S.A.U...

Shoosmiths financial results 2018-2019
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths today announced another year of strong financial results for 2018/19, with revenue up 7 per cent year-on-year to £137.6 million and net profit up 6 per cent to £37.9 million...

MMAC Sells Select Assets to DionyMed for $19.067 Million
Hanson Bridgett LLP, July 2019
United States of America

July 24, 2019 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – MM Esperanza 2 LLC, doing business as "MMAC," has completed the sale of select assets, including its undeveloped 1.83 acre Los Angeles real estate parcel, to DionyMed Brands (CSE: DYME) (OTCQB: DYMEF). Under terms of the acquisition, DionyMed paid MMAC US$13...

Shoosmiths lawyer appointed president of Northamptonshire Law Society
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2019
England

Sharine Burgess, a senior associate with UK law firm Shoosmiths and a society member for 16 years, has become president of Northamptonshire Law Society. Sharine specialises in representing claimants who have suffered serious injury and illness. She succeeds Oliver Spicer, also of Shoosmiths – which was founded in Northampton in 1845 - as president...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Opens Office in the Republic of Ireland
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has opened an office in the Republic of Ireland to ensure continuity of service to clients across the EU post-Brexit. The office, in the heart of Dublin’s business district, will allow the firm’s lawyers to continue to support clients with their European legal requirements - including European intellectual property and competition matters - when the UK leaves the EU...

WSG 2019 Winners Honored at the 2019 Annual Asian Legal Business Awards
World Services Group, July 2019
United States of America

World Services Group congratulates our member firms honored at the 2019 Annual Asian Legal Business Awards. These prestigious awards pay tribute to the outstanding performance of private practitioners and in-house teams in the region...

Springboard Advise on the Sale of dg8 Design and Engineering to Icomera UK, a Subsidiary of ENGIE Ineo
Springboard Corporate Finance, July 2019
England

Springboard Corporate Finance is delighted to announce that it has advised on the cross-border sale of dg8 design and engineering, a design and engineering consultancy based in Derby. dg8 works principally with global clients in the rail transport sector and its team has extensive experience of the rail vehicle market, working with all tiers of the supply chain...

Beccar Varela advises Kids Corp and SuperAwesome in strategic investment for Latin America.
Beccar Varela, July 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 17 July 2019. Kids Corp, a leading company in Latin America that offers marketing services for products and services aimed at children and teenagers, received a strategic Series A investment from SuperAwesome, the global kid-tech platform based in the United Kingdom...

Waller Tops Tennessee Private Wealth Category in Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Waller, July 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Aaron B. Flinn, Richard A. Johnson and G. Michael Yopp, tax attorneys in Waller’s Nashville office, have been recognized in the 2019 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 two of only three Tennessee practitioners honored with Band 1 rankings...

Hanson Bridgett Named to Working Mother's 60 Best Law Firms for Women, Inaugural Hall of Fame
Hanson Bridgett LLP, July 2019
United States of America

July 17, 2019 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — Working Mother announced the 2019 Working Mother 60 Best Law Firms for Women, recognizing firms leading the industry in creating and leveraging best practices in retaining and promoting women lawyers...

Lowenstein Client Tower International (NYSE: TOWR) Agrees to Acquisition by Autokiniton Global Group in $900 Million Deal
Lowenstein Sandler LLP, July 2019
New Jersey, United States of America

Longtime firm client Tower International (NYSE: TOWR) (Tower), a leading manufacturer of engineered automotive structural metal components and assemblies, has agreed to be acquired by private equity-owned Autokiniton Global Group in a $900 million deal expected to close in September or October...

Waller Named One of Nations Best Law Firms for Women in 2019 by Working Mother Magazine
Waller, July 2019
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP has been recognized again as one of the top law firms for women by Working Mother in the magazine’s 12th annual “Best Law Firms for Women” list. The magazine collaborated with the ABA Journal in compiling the 2019 list of 60 firms that promote women’s advancement by using best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting and developing women lawyers...

Springboard Advise on the Sale of Natgraph Limited to Indutrade AB
Springboard Corporate Finance, July 2019
England

Natgraph Limited, based in Nottingham since it was founded in the late 1970s, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced drying and curing solutions for precision coating and print applications, servicing print, industrial and digital clients in Europe, the Americas and Asia...

Atsumi & Sakai is Announces Award Recipients at Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2019
Atsumi & Sakai, July 2019
Japan

Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2019 Atsumi & Sakai is pleased announce its receipt of the following awards at the recent Asian Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2019: • Hiroo Atsumi: Managing Partner of the Year • Atsumi & Sakai: Overseas Practice Law Firm of the Year

Springboard Advise on the Merger of Vine Property Management and Fisher German
Springboard Corporate Finance, July 2019
England

Springboard Corporate Finance is delighted to announce that it has advised Vine Property Management on its merger with Fisher German. Birmingham-headquartered Vine, with a network of over 10 offices across the UK, manages £2.7bn of assets including retail, industrial and office property...

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...

Sherrie Farrell Named to Lawyers of Color’s Inaugural Nation’s Best List
Dykema, July 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Sherrie Farrell has been named to the inaugural Lawyers of Color Nation’s Best listing. The list recognizes exceptional, diverse law firm partners and senior-level corporate counsel and is presented by Major, Lindsey & Africa with the support of the Diverse Partners Network...

Dykema’s Chicago Office Adds Financial Services Attorney Robert D. Leavitt
Dykema, July 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Robert D. Leavitt to its Financial Industry Group and Business Services Department as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Chicago office. He has experience practicing in-house, including time with Citibank, as well as with private firms, most recently Johnson and Colmar in Bannockburn, Ill...

Dykema's Robert Tiplady and Marie Deveney Recognized in 2019 Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Dykema, July 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Robert P. Tiplady and Marie R. Deveney, Ann Arbor-based members of the Dykema’s Estate Planning & Administration practice, were recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers High Net Worth Guide (Chambers HNW) in the area Private Wealth Law in the State of Michigan...

Morgan & Morgan Recognized in Chambers Global Guide-2019
Morgan & Morgan, July 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan´s Panama office, and fifteen attorneys of the firm were recognized in the Chambers Global 2019, guide of the best lawyers and law firms across the world. The firm has been ranked in the areas of Corporate/Commercial, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Offshore, Shipping and Shipping Litigation...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advise Gatehouse Bank in multi-million pound Shariah-compliant deal
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
England

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised Gatehouse Financial Group on a multi-million pound Shariah-compliant deal to acquire The Mint office building in Leeds...

Shoosmiths real estate team advises South Somerset District Council on £7 million acquisition
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2019
England

The award-winning real estate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised South Somerset District Council on its purchase of Unit D1, Christchurch Business Park for more than £7 million. South Somerset District Council serves a large, rural area of 370 square miles, with borders ranging from Devon, Wiltshire and Dorset to the Somerset Levels...

Dykema's Michael Carey and Kristina Kaluza Recognized as Rising Stars by Minnesota Super Lawyers
Dykema, July 2019
Minnesota, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Michael Carey and Kristina Kaluza, both from the firm's Minneapolis office, have each been recognized as 2019 "Rising Stars" in the Minnesota edition of Super Lawyers. The "Rising Stars" designation by Super Lawyers are for those up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger and have practiced law for 10 years or less...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Posts Record Financial Results in its 250th Year
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has achieved record financial results in its 250th year, with revenue and profits rising 4% and 3.6% respectively in the year to 30 April 2019. Through sustained investment in people and technology, and a high level of client activity despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty, the largest Scottish-headquartered UK law firm saw all its divisions deliver year-on-year growth...

Bloomberg 1H 2019: Ellex is an M&A Market Leader in Eastern Europe by Deal Count
Ellex Valiunas, July 2019
Lithuania

Bloomberg, an international financial news agency, has released its 1H 2019 Global M&A Market Review. According to the results, Ellex holds the dominant position in the Eastern European mergers and acquisitions market by having advised on a total number of 18 deals valued USD 846 million...

Morgan & Morgan is Recognized for its Pro Bono program
Morgan & Morgan, July 2019
Panama

For the sixth consecutive year, Morgan & Morgan has received the “Leading Lights” recognition in Latin America for the Pro Bono program that the firm executes. This distinction was granted by the publication Latin Lawyer, who together with the Cyrus R...

Tommy Simendinger Joins Dinsmore’s Cincinnati Office
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Thomas J. (Tommy) Simendinger as an associate to the firm’s Cincinnati office. He will practice out of the corporate department, focusing on commercial finance and banking...

Clean Energy Expert Clare Foster Appointed to RenewableUK Board
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2019
Scotland

Clare Foster, Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Head of Clean Energy, has been appointed to the Board of industry body RenewableUK. Clare’s appointment recognises her market-leading renewable energy finance expertise across multiple clean energy technologies...

 

 


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