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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

Benedikt Raisch, Salaried Partner at Heuking’s Stuttgart office, legally advised entrepreneur Alexander Stein on the acquisition of 51% of the shares in Société des Produits d’Armagnac (SPA) from Pernod Ricard. The shares were acquired through investment company Cloudsweeper GmbH. Created in the 1930s and based in Eauze – considered the capital of Armagnac – in the Southwest of France, SPA owns Armagnac brands Marquis de Montesquiou and Comte de Lauvia ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

Effective January 1, 2022, nine salaried partners of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek will be admitted to equity partnership. In addition, six senior associates will be promoted to salaried partners. Boris Dürr, new Managing Partner for Human Resources, is convinced that the firm is charting the right course ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Marc Scheunemann, Partner at Heuking, advised the Hong Kong-based beauty company Meiyume on the sale of Lornamead Germany with well-established brands such as CD and a portfolio of brands in the UK to the Italian Sodalis Group. The share purchase agreement was notarized on November 9, 2021 and the transaction was completed on November 30, 2021. Meiyume was also advised by Tiang & Partners in Hong Kong ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised The Naga Group AG, provider of the NAGA.com social network for trading, cryptocurrencies, and payments, on another capital increase. With total proceeds of EUR 34 million, this has been the company’s largest equity funding round to date. Naga will use the proceeds to accelerate customer growth, expand into new regions, and recruit new employees ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Johan Schneider, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, legally advised Rheinmetall Technical Publications GmbH, a subsidiary of MDAX-listed Rheinmetall AG, on acquiring the business operations of EMT Ingenieurgesellschaft Dipl.-Ing. Hartmut Euer mbH, which is in insolvency ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Mathias Schröder, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Munich office, comprehensively advised the shareholders of KEYLENS GmbH on the sale of all shares to Prophet group. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. KEYLENS GmbH is a strategy consulting firm with offices in Munich and Hamburg ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

Boris Dürr and Christian Schild legally advised PRIMEPULSE SE and KATEK SE on the acquisition of stakes in iOX Mobility GmbH. PRIMEPULSE SE acquired more than 20 percent and KATEK SE acquired 10 percent in iOX Mobility GmbH as part of a capital increase. In addition to KATEK SE and PRIMEPULSE SE, KATEK CEO Rainer Koppitz and founder Christoph Ballin also participated in the funding round ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

A team led by capital markets expert Dr. Mirko Sickinger, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, advised Blu Horizon Capital Group S.A., Luxemburg, on listing its shares on the Regulated Unofficial Market of Düsseldorf Stock Exchange. Blu Horizon Capital Group S.A ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised HIH Invest Real Estate GmbH on the acquisition of “Deli,” a mixed-use neighborhood shopping center in Duisburg, on behalf of open-ended special AIF “Perspektive Einzelhandel: Fokus Nahversorgung.” The Heuking team legally advised HIH Invest comprehensively and conducted legal and tax due diligence. The “Deli” neighborhood shopping center is located in the Rheinhausen district at Asterlager Str ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

A Heuking team led by Benedikt Raisch advised FairCap on the acquisition of two plants from BARTEC group operating in safety-related electrical engineering for underground mining and industry. The acquired sites previously formed BARTEC group’s “Mining” division. The plants in Menden (Sauerland, asset deal) and Tychy (Poland, share deal) are active in the development and production, trade, and servicing of electrical safety switchgear and in machining technology ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | December 2021
Germany

The Volker Hinz (1947 - 2019) photo archive comprises some 1.3 million photographs. Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, represented and legally advised the photographer’s estate on the sale of the collection to the Bavarian State Library. The library is using this testimony to Germany’s photography to further expand its largest public picture archive in Germany ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

At its Partners’ meeting held on November 13, law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek elected a new management team. In addition to various internal committees, the management team is newly elected every three years. After almost 12 years in management, Dr. Hans Gummert, responsible for Finance, did not seek reelection. “I would like to express my special thanks to Dr. Gummert for his many years of positive collaboration in an atmosphere of mutual trust in management,” said Dr. Andreas Urban ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Dr. Emanuel Teichmann legally advised the shareholders of AMPAREX, market leader in software for audiologists, on the sale of all their shares to Berlin-based investment firm FLEX Capital. AMPAREX will merge with IPRO, market leader in software for opticians, into a software group for “other service providers” in the healthcare sector so that the customers of the two software companies will benefit from each other’s strengths in the future ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Bodo Dehne and Marcel Maybaum, supported by Dr. Katharina Prasuhn, provided comprehensive legal advice to the shareholders of the Evora IT Solutions Group on the sale of a majority stake to Allgeier SE and acted as lead counsel for the transaction. The purchase price is in the lower three-digit million Euro range. The sale was made out of a structured and competitive bidding process. The four founders will continue to hold a 40 percent stake in the group as entrepreneurs ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

With a team led by capital markets lawyer and Partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Enapter AG on a capital increase. The full placement of the capital increase will generate gross proceeds of about EUR 30 million for the company. At an offer price of EUR 23 per share, 1,304,347 new shares were issued ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Pär Johansson and Dr. Philipp Jansen, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised investment firm Odewald KMU II on its acquisition of Akademie für Kindergarten, Kita und Hort GmbH and Akademie der deutschen Wirtschaft GmbH. Akademie für Kindergarten, Kita und Hort GmbH and Akademie der deutschen Wirtschaft GmbH operate several learning academies that focus on professional development in different segments ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

Effective December 1, 2021, a tax team will join the Frankfurt office of business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. Coming from BAM Corporate Services GmbH, Jörg Michelsen (49) will work as Equity Partner. He is accompanied by Sebastian Eibich, lawyer and tax advisor, as Senior Associate, Rolando Casonato, business school graduate, and Olga Arndt, business school graduate, as Senior Tax Specialists, all from BAM Corporate Services GmbH ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

A Heuking team led by Benedikt Raisch advised FairCap on the acquisition of two plants from BARTEC group operating in safety-related electrical engineering for underground mining and industry. The acquired sites previously formed BARTEC group’s “Mining” division. The plants in Menden (Sauerland, asset deal) and Tychy (Poland, share deal) are active in the development and production, trade, and servicing of electrical safety switchgear and in machining technology ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

The Volker Hinz (1947 - 2019) photo archive comprises some 1.3 million photographs. Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, represented and legally advised the photographer’s estate on the sale of the collection to the Bavarian State Library. The library is using this testimony to Germany’s photography to further expand its largest public picture archive in Germany ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher and Kristina Schneider from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Compleo Charging Solutions AG on the acquisition of E.ON subsidiary innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH (“ieMS”). The acquisition of ieMS, negotiated since July, will create one of the leading full-service providers for charging technology in Europe at the Dortmund site ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

Heuking Salaried Partner Christoph Prochnau and Katharina Waszczynski from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office comprehensively advised HelloBetter on its Series A funding round. The investment volume of the Series A funding round amounts to EUR 6 million. The HelloBetter team attracted HealthCap, Expon Capital, and Sparrow Ventures as new investors. Hevella Capital, lead investor of the seed funding round, also joined the funding round ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | November 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe legally advised Munich-based security company sdm SE on its IPO. 336,060 shares were placed at a unit price of EUR 3.50 per share. Gross issue proceeds from the shares, all from a capital increase, amount to EUR 1,176,210. sdm intends to use the capital from the IPO to implement its M&A strategy and to accelerate its growth. The shares are expected to be listed on Düsseldorf Stock Exchange as of November 3, 2021. sdm is also aiming for a Xetra listing ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | October 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Christopher Görtz from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office advised KlickOwn AG (of which the iFunded platform is an affiliate) on a strategic investment by PlanetHome Group GmbH. As part of a capital increase in kind of KlickOwn AG, PlanetHome Group will contribute various licenses to brands of PlanetHome Group GmbH. It also undertakes to subscribe to a cash capital increase of about EUR 1.5 million ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | October 2021
Germany

With a team led by Partner Dr. Sönke Görgens, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised HIH Invest Real Estate GmbH on the acquisition of a multi-use neighborhood retail center in Espelkamp in eastern Westphalia from aik Immobilien-Investmentgesellschaft ...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek | October 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Marc Scheunemann and Dr. Jörg aus der Fünten advised the technology growth investor Digital+ Partners on its EUR 15 million investment in the software provider FTAPI Software GmbH. The investment may be increased by more than EUR 5 million in a second tranche and will serve to strengthen the company’s further growth ...

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