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Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | September 2022
Germany

Heuking was honored by “The M&A Advisor” for the cross border deal between WuXi Biologics and Bayer. The team led by Dirk W. Kolvenbach, Partner at the Düsseldorf office, and Michael Pauli, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, will be presented with the award in the category of “Cross Border Deal of the Year ($100MM to $1B)” at the 13th Annual International M&A Awards in New York on September 21, 2022 ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Andreas Walle, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek successfully represented the port companies against trade union ver.di before Hamburg Labor Court. The parties reached an agreement in the current wage dispute according to which the dockworkers are permitted to continue their two-day warning strike until Saturday morning ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

With a team led by the M&A attorneys Dr. Mathias Schröder, Fabian Becker and Dr. Katharina Prasuhn, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek provided comprehensive advice to the Alaris Group regarding the acquisition of all shares in Kuhne electronic GmbH. Alaris Holdings is a specialist in the field of RF technology and has developed from a small consulting service into an international entity ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Michael Alberts and Dr. Robert Güther, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, comprehensively advised Multi Germany GmbH on taking over the management of six shopping centers with about 30 employees from the Koprian iQ portfolio. The transaction took effect on July 13, 2022. The acquisition is expected to generate significant growth and synergy effects, with the portfolio managed by Multi Corporation in Germany and the Benelux countries now comprising 32 retail properties ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | July 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Michael Sörgel, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised MTV NT GmbH on the sale of its nickel plating operations in Mülheim to GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH, one of its long-standing partners. In 2011, MTV NT had relocated its cask nickel plating operations from Solingen to Mülheim. GNS will operate the galvanic coating technology required for the nickel plating of nuclear waste containers of the CASTOR® and MOSAIK® types independently as a manufacturer ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | June 2022
Germany

50+1 – the event title aptly summarizes Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s festivities held at artwork exhibition venue K21 yesterday. Since it had not been possible to celebrate the law firm’s 50th milestone anniversary in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, guests were invited a year later in honor of the occasion. Attendees enjoyed an evening surrounded by art. Lord Mayor Keller sent a welcome address to the Düsseldorf-based firm ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | June 2022
Germany

At the beginning of June, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek was awarded the title of Best Law Firm Corporate and M&A 2022 in the “Germany” region. At the 13th ILASA - International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards in Paris, a top-class jury had recognized the work of German legal experts for the first time ever. Boris Dürr, Managing Partner, and Dr. Helge-Torsten Wöhlert, Head of the French Desk, personally accepted the award on behalf of the law firm in Paris ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | June 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Christopher Görtz, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek legally advised EV Digital Invest AG, the operator of online real estate investment platform “Engel & Völkers Digital Invest,” and Hauck Aufhäuser Investment Banking, which acted as Sole Global Coordinatoor and Sole Bookrunner, as transaction counsel on the IPO of EV Digital Invest AG in the Scale segment of Frankfurt Stock Exchange. This is the first IPO of an operating company in Germany in 2022 ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | May 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Benedikt Raisch legally advised DATAGROUP SE on the acquisition of Hövermann group, thus expanding its service portfolio with high-quality SAP services. Hövermann has been a certified SAP and Microsoft Gold Partner for many years. Founded in 1999, Hövermann group consists of Hövermann IT-Gruppe GmbH, Hövermann ERP Consulting GmbH, and Hövermann Rechenzentrum UG ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | May 2022
Germany

Juliane Diefenbach joins as Director of Knowledge Management – Rahel Skau promoted to Director of Legal Tech & Digitalization Juliane Diefenbach started as Director of Knowledge Management effective May 1, 2022. She joined the firm from Dentons, where she had built the Knowledge Management division since 2017, and most recently served as Europe Director of Knowledge. Previously, she had worked at Morrison & Foerster in Business Development and at Hogan Lovells in Knowledge Management ...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Peter Vocke, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Silberlake Real Estate Group on the sale of a residential portfolio across six sites in North Rhine-Westphalia. The portfolio was acquired by a consortium consisting of a fund managed by London-based Ares Management Corporation and Forte Capital from Frankfurt am Main. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

With a team led by M&A lawyers Dr. Mathias Schröder, Fabian Becker and Peter Schäffler, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised ISOVOLTA Group on the acquisition of all shares in Gurit (Kassel) GmbH from Gurit Holding AG. With around 1,500 employees*, the globally active ISOVOLTA Group is a specialist for electrical insulation materials, technical laminates and composite materials and a partner for more than 20 industries ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based Partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe legally advised Geratherm Medical AG on a cash capital increase and assisted the company in its downlisting to Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Scale segment. The entire transaction consists of several steps, starting with a capital increase under exclusion of subscription rights. The capital increase was fully subscribed by investor JotWe GmbH ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

With a team led by Ulf Christiani, Heuking legally advised transport association Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen GmbH on procuring and financing 19 Citylink vehicles for the Chemnitz model. The contracts for the tram trains and their financing were signed at the end of March. The Stadler bidding consortium was awarded the contract for supply and maintenance of the dual-system trams (with an option for more units in the future) ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

Shimon Merkel and Ariane Neubauer of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Berlin office advised talking hands flipbooks GmbH (“talking hands”), a social startup from the inclusion tech sector, on its seed funding round. talking hands produces learning materials to popularize sign language in the form of small films in flipbooks, which are primarily used in educational institutions such as daycare centers and elementary schools, thus promoting communication opportunities for children with disabilities ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Dr. Christoph Gringel advised AQVC Management GmbH (AlphaQ Venture Capital) on the registration process with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority as an AIF capital management firm and on structuring and launching an innovative VC fund of funds structure. Using an investment stock corporation with fixed capital, the VC fund of funds structure is also intended to allow private investors to invest in VC funds in the future ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Henrik Lay and Christoph Prochnau legally advised the shareholders of Metatravel Service GmbH on the acquisition by Denmark-based Holiday Group by which the rental portal specialist, held by Danish PE fund Capidea, assumes the German provider’s business operations and rental websites. Metatravel Service GmbH operates three rental portals, including Ostsee24.de, which focuses on vacation rentals along the German coasts ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | April 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Michael Sörgel and Prof. Dr. Martin Reufels advised NKT Photonics A/S on the sale of its LIOS (Linear Optical Sensors) site to U.S.-based LUNA Innovations Incorporated. Following the sale of the sensing division, NKT will focus on its core areas of laser- and fiber-optic solutions within Medical & Life Science, Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, and Quantum & Nano Technology. The parties agreed on a sales price of EUR 20 million ...

Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek | March 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Michael Sörgel and Prof. Dr. Martin Reufels advised NKT Photonics A/S on the sale of its LIOS (Linear Optical Sensors) site to U.S.-based LUNA Innovations Incorporated. Following the sale of the sensing division, NKT will focus on its core areas of laser- and fiber-optic solutions within Medical & Life Science, Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, and Quantum & Nano Technology. The parties agreed on a sales price of EUR 20 million ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | March 2022
Germany

Business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek generated revenue of EUR 185.4 million in fiscal 2021, EUR 4.5 million below the prior-year total. In 2020, revenue of EUR 189.9 million was generated. “Even in the second year with corona restrictions and the further decline in the number of collective redress cases, we have been able to generate a sound result ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | March 2022
Germany

The Berlin-based VC team led by Ariane Neubauer, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Weeve GmbH on its Pre-Series A funding round, which raised EUR 2.3 million from existing and new investors. The funding round was led by Mujinzo Labs. Weeve securely extracts and processes data from IoT-based solutions. Weeve is an “Integration Platform as a Service” that bridges the gap between the complexity of Internet of Things (IoT) and the demands of data-driven business systems ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | March 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Advanced Blockchain AG (Scale Frankfurt, Primary Market Düsseldorf, XETRA: ISIN DE000A0M93V6) on its listing in the “Scale” growth segment. With a comprehensive team of analysts, developers, economists, programmers, and mathematicians, Advanced Blockchain AG is an investor in the blockchain industry. It focuses not only on investments, but also on the internal development of technical solutions for the further development of Web 3.0 ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | March 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer legally advised Volkswagen Group Services GmbH on the acquisition of the Emden operations of Automobil-Logistik-Mosolf GmbH, a subsidiary of Mosolf SE & Co. KG, as part of an asset deal. The Emden site is mainly used for vehicle storage, used car reconditioning, and delivery inspection. In a parallel transaction, Volkswagen Immobilien GmbH acquired the sub-leasehold belonging to the business operations of Automobil-Logistik-Mosolf GmbH ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | March 2022
Germany

A Heuking team led by Ulf Christiani advised Mid-Saxony Transport Association Zweckverband Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen on public procurement law in the Europe-wide bidding procedure “Chemnitz supraregional transport connection.” The contract to provide transport services to connect the Chemnitz region to interregional rail transport was awarded to DB Fernverkehr AG. Since 2006, Chemnitz had no longer been connected to Deutsche Bahn’s long-distance network ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | March 2022
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Frank Baßler and Klaus Weinand-Härer, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, ILG Capital GmbH acquired a local retail center from Schoofs group, based in Kevelaer in the Lower Rhine region, on behalf of an open-ended special AIF by way of a forward deal. The commercial property in Uedem comprises 4,651 square meters of total leasable space. Tenants are the retailers Aldi, Edeka, and dm. The project was concluded and taken over for the fund’s account in December 2021 ...

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