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Shoosmiths advises R&D company on acquisition of new sites in Russia and Netherlands and UK HQ lease regear
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2017
England

Real estate experts at national law firm Shoosmiths have advised Pharm Research Associates (UK) Limited (PRA) on real estate aspects relating to the acquisition of new sites in Russia and the Netherlands, and a lease regear at its UK HQ...

Bluepeak Joins WSG as the Exclusive Investment Banking Member in China
World Services Group, November 2017
United States of America

World Services Group is pleased to announce that Bluepeak Group has joined WSG as the exclusive Investment Banking member in China. Since 2006, Bluepeak has been a leading middle-market strategy and M&A advisory firm in Asia, with strong focus on cross-border transactions...

7C Solarparken places capital increase with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, November 2017
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, a lawyer specializing in Capital Markets and Partner at the Cologne office, advised publicly listed 7C Solarparken AG on a capital increase from EUR 44,821,419 to EUR 46,791,825. The proceeds of the issue are to be used to accelerate the company's growth and to implement strategic measures...

Record quarter for Shoosmiths Manchester Corporate Team
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2017
England

The corporate team at Shoosmiths Manchester is on track for a record year, having advised on deals worth more than £300m in the last month alone. The team has completed on a number of high profile transactions across a range of sectors, including automotive engineering, real estate and telecoms, underlining its strength regionally and nationally...

Delphi has assisted myTaste AB (publ) in connection with an oversubscribed rights issue
Delphi, November 2017
Sweden

Delphi has assisted myTaste AB (publ) in connection with a rights issue of units. The subscription period ended on October 23, 2017, and the issue was subscribed to 112 percent. Delphi’s team consisted of Michael Juhlin, responsible partner, Marcus Halling, Emelie Gustavsson and Emil Blomqvist...

Delphi advisor to the sellers of Lideta Hälsovård
Delphi, November 2017
Sweden

Delphi has advised the owners of the Lideta Group (”Lideta”) in connection with the divestment of the shares to Nordstjernan. Lideta engages in primary care via 15 units in Stockholm and southern Sweden. The company has grown rapidly since it was founded in 2001 by Dr. Larsson. The company currently has 93,000 listed patients, 350 employees and sales of approximately SEK 500 million...

Morgan & Morgan advised Corporación Bella Vista de Finanzas, S.A., in the public offering of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$10 million
Morgan & Morgan, November 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Corporación Bella Vista de Finanzas, S.A., one of the most important finance companies of Panama, in the public offering of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$10,000,000.00 Corporación Bella Vista de Finanzas, S.A., registered a program of revolving corporate bonds in series for an amount of up to US$10,000,000...

SyCipLaw Receives 4 asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards Nominations
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, November 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) received nominations for the Philippines Firm of the Year; Banking & Finance Firm of the Year; IT, Telecoms & Media Firm of the Year; and South-east Asia Firm of the Year categories of the inaugural asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards...

Delphi assists Industrifonden and Notion Capital with investment in Adfenix
Delphi, November 2017
Sweden

Law firm Delphi has assisted Industrifonden and Notion Capital in connection with their investment in Adfenix AB. The total financing round amounted to USD 6 million. Delphi’s team consisted of Anders Lindström (Responsible Partner), assisted primarily by Emma Dansbo (Senior Associate), and Sophie Leifland (Associate). A large number of other colleagues at Delphi were also involved in the work...

Delphi advises Industrifonden on investment in Fast Travel Games
Delphi, November 2017
Sweden

Law firm Delphi has assisted Industrifonden in connection with its investment in Fast Travel Games AB. The total financing round amounted to USD 2.1 million. Delphi’s team consisted of Anders Lindström (Partner), assisted primarily by Emma Dansbo (Senior Associate) and John Neway Herrman (Associate). A number of other colleagues at Delphi were also involved in the work...

Delphi assists Balderton Capital with investment in Funnel
Delphi, November 2017
Sweden

Law firm Delphi has assisted Balderton Capital in connection with its investment in Funnel AB. The total financing round amounted to USD 10 million. Delphi’s team consisted of Anders Lindström (Partner), assisted primarily by Emma Dansbo (Senior Associate) and Matilda Karlsson, (Associate). A large number of other colleagues at Delphi were also involved in the work...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises CGS on its investment in Stürtz Maschinenbau
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, November 2017
Germany

A team with members from several offices led by Stuttgart partner Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer advised CGS IV (Jersey) L.P., an investment fund managed by Switzerland-based CGS Management AG, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Stürtz Maschinenbau GmbH...

Takenaka Partners advises Nagase America on its acquisition of Fitz Chem Corporation
Takenaka Partners LLC, November 2017
Japan

Takenaka Partners is pleased to announce that our client, Nagase America, a member of the NAGASE Group (NAGASE) and a leader in innovative solutions for the chemicals, plastics, electronics, life sciences, and automotive markets, has acquired Fitz Chem Corporation, a specialty chemical distributor providing technical solutions and high quality customer service to the CASE, plastics, and personal c

Morgan & Morgan advised Multibank Inc., in a public offering of revolving short term commercial paper for an amount of up to US$200 million
Morgan & Morgan, November 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Multibank Inc., one of the largest and most important banks in Panama, in a public offering of revolving short term commercial paper for an amount of up to US$200,000,000.00 Multibank Inc., registered a program of revolving short term commercial paper in series for an amount of up to US$200,000,000.00 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

SyCipLaw is Top Tier Firm in IFLR1000 2018 Rankings
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, November 2017
Philippines

The IFLR1000 2018 rankings are out. SyCipLaw is ranked Tier 1 in all practice areas covered by their research. These are: Banking, M&A, Project finance, Capital markets, Project development, and Restructuring and insolvency. Eight SyCipLaw lawyers are also listed as leading lawyers: - Hector M. De Leon, Jr...

Carey advised CBRE Chile in the tender process for the supply of energy to 40 commercial buildings
Carey, October 2017
Chile

Carey advised CBRE Chile in the tender process for the supply of energy to 40 commercial buildings under the management of CBRE Chile. The advice involved the legal and regulatory analysis regarding the applicability of free negotiated tariff to the buildings; structuring the tender process, including drafting the tender terms and conditions, invitation and Q&A letters...

Haynes and Boone Represents VBI Vaccines in Financings for Gross Proceeds of $71.9 Million
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented client VBI Vaccines Inc. in its successful underwritten public offering and concurrent registered direct offering of common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $71.9 million. Partner Rick Werner led the Haynes and Boone team representing VBI, assisted by Associates Jayun Koo and Pat Horan...

E&P Companies Poised to Fare Better Under OCC's Leverage Test
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

As a sign of the improved financial health of the oil and gas industry, exploration and production companies appear to be in a better position to comply with strict lending guidelines released by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in 2016, according to a recent analysis by Haynes and Boone, LLP...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises mwb fairtrade on Euroboden bond issue
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

Madeleine Zipperle and Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG on the successful issue of the Euroboden GmbH bond. Due to the high demand, the public offer ended already on the first subscription day – the period was originally set to end on November 7, 2017. The EUR 25 million issue volume was fully placed...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises CLEARUM on establishing a holding company
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

Medical technology specialist CLEARUM GmbH and Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH founded a joint venture by the name of Med-Tec Holding GmbH. CLEARUM and its founders, Dr. Torsten Klein and Jens Sieder, were supported by a team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. Cheplapharm initially acquired a 24.9% stake in CLEARUM by way of a capital increase and will acquire 24...

Haynes and Boone Publishes NAFTA Renegotiation Report
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

With parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement announcing recently that they plan to continue renegotiations through February 2018, Haynes and Boone, LLP released a new report examining where the talks stand on more than 30 issues under discussion. Haynes and Boone, which has a longstanding office in Mexico City as well as offices across the U.S...

Haynes and Boone Scores Again for NFL in Fantasy Football Convention Litigation
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Thad Behrens and Associate Charlie Jones scored another win for the National Football League in litigation pursued by a fantasy football convention company owned by former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo...

Leading Insurance Lawyer Barry Buchman Joins Haynes and Boone
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Barry Buchman has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP's Washington, D.C., office as a partner in the Insurance Recovery Practice. Recognized as a leading policyholder insurance attorney by Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc. (2016-2017), Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners (2012-2017), and Washington, D.C...

SyCipLaw is Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the ALB Philippine Law Awards 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2017
Philippines

For the second year in a row, SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was named Philippine Law Firm of the Year, Arbitration Law Firm of the Year, and Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year at the 2nd ALB Philippine Law Awards. The firm also received the Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, while SyCipLaw partner Emmanuel M...

ALRUD organised a joint seminar with Bird&Bird
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2017
Russia

October 26th ALRUD Law Firm and Bird & Bird, held a joint seminar “Project Development and Finance in Russia: key practical issues from English law and Russian law perspective”. Andrey Zharskiy, ALRUD Partner, Head of Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure Practice, and Anton Dzhuplin, Partner, Head of Banking and Finance Practice, were speakers on the Seminar...

Shoosmiths advise Frontier Estates as it breaks new ground with £71m multi-site forward sale deal
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised development client Frontier Estates Limited on the first of what could be a number of multi-million pound property deals to ensure the development of a number of much-needed care homes. Shoosmiths’ real estate team advised the developer on the initial acquisition of the sites in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire...

Delphi advises Cherry AB (publ) in connection with listing on Nasdaq Stockholm
Delphi, October 2017
Sweden

Advokatfirman Delphi has advised Cherry AB (publ) in connection with delisting from AktieTorget and admission to trading of the company’s shares on Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap. Delphi’s team consisted of, among others, Michael Juhlin (responsible partner), Jonas Ingvarson and Marcus Halling. For more information, please see Cherry’s press release: http://www.cherry...

Shoosmiths advises YFM Equity Partners on 4net investment
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

Partners Karen Procter (Manchester) and James Foster (Leeds) advised the specialist SME investor on deal, worth £9m, with the fast-growing Manchester-based company which provides telephony, contact centre and unified communications infrastructure and software to business and public sector organisations. Founded in 2005, 4net has built a reputation for service excellence and innovation...

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...

Haynes and Boone Wins Guardianship for Pro Bono Client
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP helped pro bono client Ana Vega secure guardianship of her grandson following a contested court hearing in October. Vega was referred to the firm by the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. She wanted guardianship of her grandson, Luis, because his father is in prison and mother is not involved in his life...

National Diversity Council Honors Five Haynes and Boone Lawyers
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Five Haynes and Boone, LLP partners have been recognized by the National Diversity Council for exemplifying strong leadership and advocating for inclusion in the legal profession...

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”...

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...

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...

Haynes and Boone London Office Expands Legal 500 2017 UK Recognition
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP received recognition for its International Arbitration, Oil and Gas and Shipping practices in the 2017 United Kingdom edition of The Legal 500, published by Legalease. Haynes and Boone was ranked among the recommended law firms in three of the areas in which the London office has built its reputation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

 

 


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