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Shepherd and Wedderburn Corporate Team Advise on Series A Investment into Intelligent Growth Solutions
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn’s corporate team advised the US investor S2G Ventures in the Series A funding round into Scottish vertical farming company, Intelligent Growth Solutions. Chicago-based S2G Ventures led on the funding round into the Invergowrie-based company, which is developing large-scale, indoor agriculture methods...

Karanovic & Partners Advise ZF Group in EUR 160 Million Investment to Open Factory in Pancevo
Karanovic & Partners, June 2019
Serbia

A leader on the car industry market, the German company ZF opens its factory in Pančevo within the first phase of the EUR 160 million investment. The factory will start producing machines, generators for hybrid and electric drives, gearshift switches and microswitches in the first half of June...

WSG Winners & Nominees - International Tax Review's 2019 Asia Tax Awards
World Services Group, June 2019
United States of America

World Services Group would like to congratulate our member firms from Asia who were nominated and awarded at the International Tax Review's 2019 Asia Tax Awards gala dinner, recently held in Singapore...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advises on Management Buyout of Cyber Security Firm Adarma
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised on the management buyout of Scottish cyber security specialist Adarma. The Glasgow headquartered company, previously known as ECS Security, has an extensive client roster that includes market-leading brands and FTSE 250 organisations...

Springboard Advise on the Vendor Assisted MBO of GroWell Hydroponics and Plant Lighting
Springboard Corporate Finance, June 2019
England

Springboard is delighted to announce that it has advised on the sale of GroWell Hydroponics and Plant Lighting to a management team, led by Tom Ward, who have acquired a significant majority stake in the business. Founded in 1994, GroWell is the UK's leading supplier of hydroponics equipment...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners appoints Giampietro Castano as Of Counsel
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2019
Italy

Rome, June 10 2019 – International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners has appointed Giampietro Castano as Of Counsel...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Advise on Loch Lomond Distillery Group acquisition
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

A multi-disciplinary Shepherd and Wedderburn team completed the acquisition of the Loch Lomond Distillery Group (LLG) on behalf of new Chinese private equity firm, Hillhouse Capital Management, Ltd. Hillhouse again approached Shepherd and Wedderburn to act on the transaction, having previously been interested in a smaller distillery last autumn, though LLG is a significantly larger transaction...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Unveils Leading Industry Speaker Line-Up for Scotland’s Premier Property Conference
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2019
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has unveiled a prestigious line-up of industry speakers for Property 2019, Scotland’s premiere property conference...

YPF Ventures Acquires Stake in Sustentator.
Beccar Varela, June 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, June 6, 2019. On May 9, the operation through which YPF Ventures obtained a strategic stake in Sustentator S.A. closed. YPF Ventures is a YPF vehicle which seeks to diversify the company’s energy-related businesses and boost its local innovation...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in Connection with the Offering of Senior Secured Notes for an Amount of up to €390,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, June 2019
Panama

Panama, May 28, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €390,000,000 4.750% senior secured notes due 2025, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners Launches New “Sports Law” Focus Team
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2019
Italy

Rome, June 5, 2019 – International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners announces the creation of a focus team dedicated to sports law. The new focus team aims to offer Italian and international clients - such as institutions, companies, sports attorneys, athletes - comprehensive and integrated services across the sports industry...

Mid Europa Partners Sells Knjaz Miloš to KMV and PepsiCo
Karanovic & Partners, June 2019
Serbia

Mid Europa Partners, the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to sell its shares in Knjaz Miloš to a joint venture between Karlovarské Minerální Vody (KMV) and PepsiCo, Inc. (PepsiCo). The transaction is currently subject to customary regulatory approval and is expected to close in Q3 2019...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Magellan Netzwerke GmbH on the Acquisition of SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2019
Germany

A team led by Kristina Schneider advised Magellan Netzwerke GmbH, a member of FERNAO group, on the acquisition of SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH and the subsequent reorganization of the group. SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH is an IT service company specializing in IT security, data protection, and compliance, which has bundled its comprehensive experience in market-driven and innovative managed security services...

¡Awards Night!
Carey, June 2019
Chile

Our firm celebrated a very special night on May 16th...

Kantar Sifo Prospera: Ellex Ranked Tier 1 Law Rirm in the Baltics for Best Overall Performance
Ellex Valiunas, June 2019
Lithuania

For the fourth year running, Ellex has been named the top law firm in the Baltics by the independent Swedish market research company Kantar Sifo that has just announced its "Tier 1 Law Firm Review 2019”. Ellex Valiunas has been also named as Tier 1 law firm in Lithuania by overall performance, legal competence and market standing...

Pellerano & Herrera Awarded as Most Innovative Dominican Firm of the Year
Pellerano & Herrera, June 2019
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera received the award as the most innovative law firm in financial deals in the Dominican Republic for the 3d consecutive year...

Dykema Recognized for Having One of the Strongest Automotive Practices in the Nation
Dykema, May 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm’s Automotive Product Liability Litigation and Automotive Litigation practices have been ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2019 (The Legal 500) as some of the best Automotive Industry-related legal practices in the nation...

NNDKP Assists Globalworth in Developing the New Logistics Project in Chitila
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, May 2019
Romania

NNDKP has assisted Globalworth, the largest office investor in Romania and Poland, in the transaction targeting the partnership with Global Vision, one of the largest construction and industrial parks management company in Romania in the development of a logistic project in Chitila (Ilfov County) on a 136.000-sqm land. The logistics project will be built on an investment of EUR 35.5 million...

Springboard Corporate Finance Advises on £12 Million Sale of Bellvedi to Tracsis
Springboard Corporate Finance, May 2019
England

It's full steam ahead for Bellvedi and Tracsis BACKGROUND Bellvedi Limited is a UK based software company that operates in the rail industry and specialises in timetabling software...

QIL+4 Abogados Acts As Local Counsel In The Latest Sovereign Bond Issuance In Guatemala For The Total Amount Of US$ 1,200,000,000
QIL+4 ABOGADOS, May 2019
Guatemala

QIL+4 Abogados, with the participation of José Quiñones and Santiago Granados, acted as local counsel representing the Republic of Guatemala as issuer on the US$500,000,000 4.900% Notes Due 2030 and on the US$700,000,000 6.125% Notes Due 2050...

Dykema Hires Mary Beth Walsh as Director of Lateral Recruiting
Dykema, May 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm has hired Mary Beth Walsh as its Director of Lateral Recruiting. Prior to joining Dykema, Walsh served as Director of Attorney Recruitment & Development at the Chicago-based firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP...

Pellerano Messina, New Firm Specialized in Intellectual Property
Pellerano & Herrera, May 2019
Dominican Republic

Ricardo Pellerano announces the creation of the new independent firm that will operate under the leadership of Ana Isabel Messina, expert in the Dominican Republic in intellectual property matters with over 35 years of experience...

Marondo Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Oxid eSales AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team of members from various offices led by Stuttgart-based partner Dr. Peter Ladwig advised Marondo Capital, headquartered in Munich and Stuttgart, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Oxid eSales AG, based in Freiburg im Breisgau, and supported the transaction...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises fronttrail Equity Partners on Acquisition of Stake in aixigo AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

With a team of legal professionals from several offices led by Frankfurt-based partner Dr. Günther M. Bredow, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised investment firm fronttrail Equity Partners on the acquisition of a strong minority stake in Aachen-based software specialist aixigo AG...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises fronttrail Equity Partners on Acquisition of Stake in aixigo AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

With a team of legal professionals from several offices led by Frankfurt-based partner Dr. Günther M. Bredow, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised investment firm fronttrail Equity Partners on the acquisition of a strong minority stake in Aachen-based software specialist aixigo AG...

Kochhar & Co. Chairman and Managing Partner Conferred the Prestigious Bharat Shiromani Award 2019
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, May 2019
India

Kochhar & Co. is pleased to share that our founding member & managing partner, Mr. Rohit Kochhar has been conferred the prestigious Bharat Shiromani Award 2019 for “Excellence in the field of Corporate Law and Legal Entrepreneurship”. The other recipients of the Bharat Shiromani Award this year include Lord Swraj Paul who was felicitated with the lifetime achievement award and Mr...

Antonio Segni and Andrea Mazziotti join Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners with a Team of Lawyers
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, May 2019
Italy

Rome, May 17, 2019 – International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners is pleased to announce the arrival of a team of 15 professionals led by Partners Antonio Segni and Andrea Mazziotti...

Masabi Nets $20 Million for Global Expansion Drive
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2019
England

UK-based mobile ticketing and public transport payments company Masabi has secured a $20 million financing, in a deal advised on by UK law firm Shoosmiths. The financing was led by Smedvig Capital. Existing investor MMC Ventures also participated. Corporate and venture capital partner Steve Barnett led the Shoosmiths team on the financing for Masabi...

Dykema’s Lansing Office Adds Scott A. Hughes
Dykema, May 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Scott A. Hughes to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Lansing office. He joins Dykema after serving as General Counsel for the Michigan State Senate...

Dinsmore Becomes 1st Business Tenant in High-Profile City Center
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore has opened its doors as the first anchor business tenant of the just-completed City Center development in downtown Lexington. The firm occupies approximately 20 percent of the office space in the eight-story tower, with attorneys across a full range of practice areas, as well as administrative staff members...

Meet Dinsmore’s Elvira Cortez, New President of Lawyers Club of San Diego
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl associate Elvira Cortez was presented last Thursday as the president-elect of Lawyers Club of San Diego at the organization’s annual dinner. Learn more about her here—her background with the club, her passion for its mission and what she hopes to accomplish in her presidency...

Dinsmore Attorneys Named 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce eight of its attorneys have been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for 2019. Attorneys selected for the Super Lawyers list have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement...

Dinsmore Attorneys Secure Favorable Outcome for Railroad Client in Alleged FELA Negligence Case
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP partner J.T. Wilson III and associate Elizabeth Duncan Brewer earned an impressive outcome at trial for a railroad client last week in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Assists BayWa AG in its Investment in Tjiko GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Mathias Schröder, Partner at the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Munich, comprehensively advised BayWa AG on its investment in Tjiko GmbH by way of a cash capital increase. BayWa AG is an internationally operating trading and services group...

Terragon Issues Bond with an Issue Volume of up to EUR 20 Million
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

With a team led by the two partners Ralf M. Schnaittacher and Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Terragon AG on the issue of a corporate bond with an issue volume of up to EUR 20 million. Terragon intends to use the proceeds to finance the acquisition pipeline and to optimize its financing structure...

PLMJ Announces the Appointment of Six New Managing Associates
PLMJ, May 2019
Portugal

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of six new managing associates. These appointments reflect PLMJ’s clear commitment to a policy of organic growth and to recognizing the technical and human qualities and professional merit of its lawyers...

Angela W. Konrad Named West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Angela W. Konrad has been named to the 2019 West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellows class. Konrad is one of 16 new members who will be honored during the Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on April 25...

Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG Issues Third Corporate Bond
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by capital market expert Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG on the issue of a third corporate bond of up to EUR 15.0 million. The new bond will have a term of five years and will redeem the existing 2015/20 bond early. An annual interest rate of 6.25 percent is planned...

LOANCOS Group Acquires VR-IMMOBILIEN-LEASING
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by Klaus Weinand-Härer, Tax Advisor and Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised LOANCOS Group on the acquisition of VR-IMMOBILIEN-LEASING (VRIL), a subsidiary of VR-LEASING Aktiengesellschaft. Schalast & Partner and a team led by partner Alexander Gebhard advised on financial regulatory issues...

Chilean Chapter in ICLG – Lending & Secured Finance 2019
Carey, May 2019
Chile

Our partner, Diego Peralta, authored the Chilean chapter of the 7th edition of Lending & Secured Finance published by International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG), which provides a global analysis of related laws and regulations across 51 jurisdictions, written by leading lawyers in the field and presented in a useful comparative Q&A format...

Dinsmore Adds Andrew N. Howe as Partner
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome Andrew N. Howe, who joins the firm from Spruce Law Group as a partner in the labor and employment department...

VR Equitypartner Acquires Minority Stake in Informatik Consulting Systems AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and a team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Benedikt Raisch advised Frankfurt-based investment firm VR Equitypartner GmbH on the acquisition of a minority stake in Informatik Consulting Systems AG (ICS). The acquisition is made as part of a succession plan and aims to consistently implement ICS’s successful expansion course...

Mapp Acquires German Market Leader in Customer Intelligence
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, May 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Marc Scheunemann advised Mapp Digital US, LLC, one of the largest private marketing technology companies, on the acquisition of Webtrekk, the German market leader of marketing analytics and customer intelligence. The seller is DPE Deutsche Private Equity and other co-investors...

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Sides with Specialty Auto Parts USA on Appeal Against Holley Performance Products
Dykema, May 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that on April 29, 2019, its client Specialty Auto Parts USA, Inc. prevailed over Holley Performance Products, Inc. in a significant appellate victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit...

Dinsmore Adds Six Associates Across Three States
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP continues to grow its presence in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia, where it has recently welcomed six attorneys. Dwight D. Myfelt joins the Cincinnati office as an associate of counsel and brings more than two decades of experience to the firm with a strong focus on immigration law...

2019 Managing IP Awards Recognizes 22 WSG Members
World Services Group, May 2019
United States of America

Managing IP, the leading specialist guide to firms and practitioners in Intellectual Property, recently recognized top talent in IP globally with their 2019 awards. World Services Group (WSG) congratulates its members who continue to be recognized in this field...

Hanson Bridgett Welcomes Partner Andrew Bassak and Senior Counsel Christopher Rheinheimer
Hanson Bridgett LLP, May 2019
United States of America

May 1, 2019 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) Hanson Bridgett is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Andrew Bassak and Christopher Rheinheimer to the firm...

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Reappoints Kyle R. Dufrane to the Michigan Military Appeals Tribunal
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Kyle R. Dufrane, Detroit-based member in the Firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, has been reappointed by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the State’s Military Appeals Tribunal for a term that expires in April 2023...

Confectionery Manufacturers are Bundling Capacities: Gubor and Riegelein Join Forces
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Dr. Frank Baßler, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised confectionery specialist Gubor Schokoladen GmbH on the merger with its competitor Hans Riegelein & Sohn GmbH Co. KG. With the transaction, the two family-owned companies aim to increase their growth, innovative strength, and volumes...

Dinsmore & Shohl Receives Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2019
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2019
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce its attorneys have received top rankings, including one Band 1 ranking, in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. In compiling the current directory, interviews were conducted throughout the United States carried out by a team of 150 full-time researchers...

 

 


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