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PwC Legal advised SAX Group on joint venture with TERRAGON AG

27.09.2018

Cologne, 27 September 2018 PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has advised the SAX Group on the launch of a joint venture company with TERRAGON AG. TERRAGON AG and the SAX Group have launched a joint venture company in order to invest between EUR 500 to EUR 600 million in premium segment, serviced accommodation for […]

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PwC Legal and Menold Bezler advise Mayer-Kuvert-network GmbH on major restructuring

17.07.2018

Düsseldorf, June 8th 2018 Together with Menold Bezler Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB (Menold Bezler), PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Aktiengesellschaft Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) provided Mayer-Kuvert-network GmbH with comprehensive legal advice on its restructuring. During that process, a family office acquired an 80% majority stake in the owner-run Mayer-Kuvert-network GmbH from its former shareholders. In doing so, the family office […]

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PwC Legal advises Balder on the acquisition of hotel property portfolio

15.06.2018

Frankfurt am Main, June 15, 2018 A multidisciplinary team assembled from the PwC/PwC Legal network provided Fastighets AB Balder (“Balder”) based in Gothenburg (Sweden) with comprehensive advice on the indirect acquisition of a majority participation portfolio of seven hotel properties in Germany from the Thai FICO group by way of share deal. Ligula Hospitality Group […]

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PwC Legal advises Smyths Toys on the acquisition of Toys “R” Us Germany, Austria and Switzerland

26.04.2018

Frankfurt am Main, April 26, 2018 A multidisciplinary and international team assembled from the PwC/PwC Legal network provided Smyths Toys Superstores (“Smyths Toys”) based in Galway (Ireland) with comprehensive advice on the acquisition of Toys “R” Us operations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (“Target Companies”). PwC Legal (with teams from Germany, Austria & Switzerland) provided […]

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PwC Legal advises the shareholders of AMICRA Microtechnologies on sale to ASM Technology Singapore

12.04.2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) and PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfergesellschaft (PwC) has provided the shareholders of AMICRA Microtechnologies GmbH with comprehensive legal advice on the sale of all shares and the acquisition by ASM Technology Singapore Pte Ltd in the course of a bidding process.

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PwC Legal advises THI Investments on investment in Novihum Technologies GmbH

06.04.2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided comprehensive legal advisory services to THI Investments GmbH on funding Novihum Technologies.

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PwC Legal advises FRIMO Group on refinancing worth 80 million euro

12.03.2018

Hamburg/Berlin, March 12th 2018 PwC Legal acted as legal counsel to the FRIMO Group in Lotte (Westphalia) on a revolving credit facility with a bank syndicate in the amount of 80 million euro for refinancing purposes. The bank syndicate was arranged by Commerzbank, which together with DZ Bank, HSBC and LBBW acted as lender. The […]

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PwC Legal advises the shareholders of Commsolid on sale to Goodix Technology

09.03.2018

Nuremberg, March 9th 2018 PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwalts­gesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided the shareholders of Commsolid GmbH with comprehensive legal advice on the sale of all shares and the acquisition by Goodix Technology (HK) Company Limited. Commsolid GmbH was founded in 2015. Its shareholders are, among others, the founding shareholders Dr. Matthias Weiss, Lars Melzer, […]

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PwC Legal advises reBuy on round of financing of approximately €21 million

08.03.2018

PwC Legal gave comprehensive legal advice to reBuy reCommerce GmbH on a round of financing. The company amassed approximately €21 million as part of the corporate action. The investors involved were the Swiss holding company Evoco AG, the company’s own management, and the British investment funds of Headway Capital Partners and Keyhaven Capital Partners. The company plans on continuing its internationalisation efforts and strengthening its own brand in 2018.

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PwC Legal advises Learnship on the acquisition of a majority stake by THI Investments

23.02.2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided comprehensive legal advice to Learnship Networks GmbH and the majority of its shareholders on the sale of their shares to THI Investments GmbH. As part of the transaction THI Investments GmbH also invested €10 million in the company. Shareholders of the Cologne-based company include, amongst others, its founding shareholders Sushel Bijganath and Thomas Sonntag. Already in the past KfW, NRW.BANK, BDMI GmbH, Wecken & Cie. (limited partnership), DME Invest GmbH & Co. KG and Cartus Corporation have invested in the startup.

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PwC advises the city of Wuppertal on the consolidation of its non-profit housing association “Gemeinnützige Wohnungsbaugesellschaft”

07.02.2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) and PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfergesellschaft (PwC) provided the city of Wuppertal with comprehensive business and legal advice on the consolidation of its non-profit housing association Gemeinnützige Wohnungsbaugesellschaft mbh (“GWG”).

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PwC advise on the sale of the traditional bakery Ebner in Regensburg to Gäubodenbäcker Hahn Group

09.01.2018

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) and PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfergesellschaft (PwC) provided the owners of Ebner, a traditional Regensburg bakery, with full legal and tax advice on the sale of the entire bakery business to Gäubodenbäcker Hahn Group.

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PwC Legal advises Helvetia Venture Fund on investment in insurtech start-up INZMO

13.12.2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Aktiengesellschaft Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided legal advice to the Helvetia Venture Fund on investing a single-digit million amount in the insurtech start-up INZMO. INZMO offers a fully digitalised B2B2C insurance process ranging from the managing of contracts and partnerships to claims reporting.

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PwC Legal advises Statkraft Ventures on investment in ZOLAR GmbH

29.11.2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Aktiengesellschaft Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has advised Düsseldorf-based Statkraft Ventures GmbH on investing in ZOLAR GmbH, an online distributor of solar energy systems headed by co-founders Alexander Melzer and Gregor Loukidis, as part of the current Series A financing round. The Danish fund investor Sunstone Technology Ventures along with TS Ventures GmbH and the French fund investor Partech Ventures participated in the round. In addition to the co-founders, the Swiss Christian Gell and GP JOULE IPP Assets GmbH have already invested in the Berlin-based start-up.

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PwC Legal advises Luxshare Limited on the purchase of business assets from ZF Group

05.09.2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided extensive legal advice to Luxshare Limited on the purchase of business assets and shares from TRW Automotive Inc. TRW Automotive Inc. is a member of ZF Group, a worldwide leading supplier of driveline and chassis technology for cars and commercial vehicles. The focus of advice given by the lawyers of PwC legal was in particular relating to legal due diligence and contract negotiations, antitrust law and foreign investment law.

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PwC Legal advises Evangelische Bank on sub-participation in a loan portfolio of ca. € 224 million

13.04.2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided comprehensive advice to Evangelische Bank eG (Evangelische Bank), a church-based credit cooperative with registered office in Kassel, on a majority sub-participation in a loan portfolio in Austria. PwC Legal supported Evangelische Bank, in particular, in the legal due diligence, the assessment of state guarantees under EU state aid law and the structuring and drafting of the sub-participation agreement. The total loan portfolio amounts to ca. € 224 million as of December 30, 2016.

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PwC Legal advises Würth Elektronik eiSos on acquisition of AMBER wireless GmbH

08.09.2016

Frankfurt am Main, September 08, 2016 PwC Legal comprehensively advised Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG, a company of the Würth Group, on the legal aspects of the acquisition of the electronics company AMBER wireless GmbH. Due diligence, contract design, the negotiations and the execution of the purchase of company shares and assets were […]

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PwC Legal advises Scandector on the majority acquisition in Erich Utsch AG

05.09.2016

Frankfurt am Main, September 5th, 2016. PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided comprehensive legal advice to Swedish family company Scandector AB as well as to the Australian corporations Avenir Initiative Pty Ltd. and Wilhelmina Investments Pty Ltd. on the acquisition of the majority of shares in Erich Utsch AG, one of the world’s […]

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PwC Legal advises Mediengruppe Oberfranken on the acquisition of a majority stake in Edelweiss72

30.08.2016

Frankfurt am Main, August 30th 2016. PwC Legal advised the Bamberg-based Mediengruppe Oberfranken (MGO) on the acquisition of shares in Edelweiss72 GmbH, a Munich-based agency for interactive media. MGO is now the new majority stakeholder in Edelweiss72, which will continue to operate as an individual brand and handle client projects nationwide independently of the Bamberg […]

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PwC Legal advises Service Partner One GmbH on a $10 million series A financing round

15.08.2016

Frankfurt am Main, August 15th 2016. PwC Legal provided Service Partner One GmbH, headquartered in Berlin, with comprehensive legal advice on a series A financing round. This involved, in particular, the design of investment and participation contracts, their negotiation and execution. The lead investor is the venture capital firm EQT Ventures. The capital, amounting to […]

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PwC Legal advises on release of state aid for new offshore terminal in Bremerhaven

20.07.2016

Frankfurt am Main, July 20th 2016 PwC Legal has comprehensively advised the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen on the state aid law notification procedure before the European Commission for the financing of the planned Bremerhaven Offshore Terminal (OTB). In its decision dated July 14th 2016, the European Commission granted investment aid for the construction of […]

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PwC Legal advises Körber on its acquisition of the Danish logistic company Qubiqa Logistics

15.07.2016

Frankfurt, 15 July 2016 Pricewaterhouse Coopers Legal AG (PwC Legal) advised the international technology group Körber on its acquisition of the Danish depalletising provider. Körber AG takes over 100% of shares in Qubiqa Logistics from the Danish investment company BWB Partners. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. PwC Legal provided Körber with […]

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PwC Legal advises Klinikum Augsburg on its conversion into a university hospital

15.07.2016

Frankfurt am Main, July 15th 2016 PwC Legal provided Klinikum Augsburg with comprehensive advice on its conversion into a university hospital. As the responsible body of the hospital, the Hospital Administration Association of Augsburg (Krankenhauszweckverband Augsburg, or KZVA), which covers the city and district of Augsburg, is the contractor. PwC Legal has guided the KZVA […]

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PwC Legal advises Proto Labs on the acquisition of 3D printing services provider Alphaform

08.04.2016

Frankfurt am Main, April 8th, 2016 PwC Legal has provided comprehensive advice to Proto Labs, Inc., a prototype and low-volume production parts manufacturer with global headquarters in the USA and listed on NYSE, on the acquisition of the business operations of the insolvent companies Alphaform AG in Feldkirchen, Germany, and Alphaform Claho GmbH in Eschenlohe, […]

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PwC Legal advises NOZ Medien on acquisition of mh:n newspaper group

08.03.2016

Frankfurt am Main, March 8th 2016. PwC Legal advised Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung GmbH & Co. KG (NOZ Medien) on its acquisition of Medien Holding Nord GmbH (mh:n). The deal is still subject to approval under competition law. PwC Legal performed legal due diligence for the Osnabrück-based media company and provided advice on purchase contract negotiations and […]

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PwC Legal advises DIHAG Holding GmbH on the acquisition of shares in Belgian steel and iron foundry Allard-Europe

17.02.2016

Frankfurt am Main, February 17th 2016. PwC Legal advised DIHAG Holding GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, on the acquisition of shares in the Belgian steel and iron foundry Allard-Europe NV. The shares were acquired as part of a joint venture with Royal IHC, a Dutch company specialising in shipbuilding and equipment for maritime construction. DIHAG […]

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PwC Legal advises Aareal Bank on sale of credit portfolio to Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

26.11.2015

Frankfurt am Main, 26th November 2015. PwC Legal advised Aareal Bank AG, a real estate and mortgage bank which is listed on the MDAX index, concerning the sale of a credit portfolio to Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG. Our main activities lay in the contractual negotiations. Credit engagements, originally finalised by Corealcredit Bank AG, formed part of […]

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PwC Legal advises Häfen und Güterverkehr Köln AG (HGK) with the acquisition of the logistics service provider Neska

09.10.2015

Frankfurt am Main, October 9th 2015 PwC Legal advised Häfen und Güterverkehr Köln AG (HGK) in the full acquisition of Neska Schiffahrts- und Speditionskontor GmbH. HGK already held 35% of shares in Neska. As part of the transaction, which is still subject to approval by the antitrust authority and the municipal supervisory body, HGK will […]

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PwC Legal advises the German Tennis Federation on settlement with the ATP

18.09.2015

Frankfurt am Main, September 18th 2015 PwC Legal advised the German Tennis Federation (Deutscher Tennis Bund, or DTB) during negotiations with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). After years of disagreement, a settlement was reached regarding the legal dispute concerning the compensation of legal fees incurred during a lawsuit, which centred on the downgrading of […]

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PwC Legal advises JFE Engineering Corporation on the acquisition of Standardkessel Power Systems Holdings GmbH

28.01.2015

Frankfurt am Main, January 28, 2015 PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided extensive advice to the Japan based JFE Engineering Corporation (JFEE) during the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Standardkessel Power Systems Holding GmbH (SPSH), a holding company owning 100 percent of the shares in the Standardkessel Baumgarte Group. Standardkessel […]

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PwC Legal advises the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia

26.09.2014

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Le-gal) has advised the Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia on the re-tendering of services so far provided by „EnergieAgentur.NRW“. A bidder consortium of agiplan GmbH and EE Energy Engineers GmbH emerged as the winner of the tender […]

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PwC Legal advises DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb on the acquisition of a majority stake in bitmanager-media GmbH

17.06.2014

Frankfurt am Main, June 17, 2014 PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has advised DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb GmbH, a subsidiary of publishing company Gruner + Jahr AG & CO. KG, on the acquisition of a 50.1 percent share in bitmanager-media GmbH. bitmanager-media provides IT services focusing on customer relationship management systems (CRM) and has been […]

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PwC Legal advises TBWA on the acquisition of a majority stake in Heimat Werbeagentur

28.05.2014

Frankfurt am Main, May 28, 2014 PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has advised TBWA (Germany) Holding GmbH, a member of the TBWA worldwide network of advertising agencies, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Heimat Werbeagentur GmbH. In return, Heimat acquired shares in TBWA Düsseldorf. Furthermore, PwC Legal has advised TBWA Germany on […]

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PwC Legal advises Klambt media group on the acquisition of TV programming guides from Funke media group

05.05.2014

Frankfurt am Main, May 5, 2014. PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided extensive advice to Klambt Programmzeitschriften GmbH, a company of Klambt media group, on the acquisition of ten TV programming guides from Funke media group by means of an asset deal. The focus of the advice was on negotiating the sales agreement […]

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PwC Legal advises Afinum on the acquisition of company shares in the Görtz group

17.04.2014

Frankfurt am Main, April 17, 2014 PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided extensive advice to the Afinum group during the acquisition of 40 percent of company shares in Ludwig Görtz GmbH by way of a capital increase. The shares were acquired by AF Eigenkapitalfonds für deutschen Mittelstand GmbH & Co. KG, a holding […]

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PwC Legal advises insolvency administrator on the sale of an aluminium specialist

14.10.2013

Frankfurt am Main, 14. Oktober 2013 Die PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) hat den Insolvenzverwalter der Haarmann Group, Thomas Georg von der Kanzlei Mönning & Georg, beim Verkauf des Aluminiumunternehmens an die niederländische Beteiligungsgesellschaft H2 Equity Partners umfassend bei den Vertragsverhandlungen beraten. Gemeinsam mit den Anwälten von PwC Legal waren bei diesem Projekt auch […]

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Strategic deal in automotive parts trade sector: PwC Legal advises Stahlgruber

23.09.2013

Frankfurt am Main, September 23, 2013 PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) advises Stahlgruber Group, a leading automotive parts trader and workshop equipment supplier, in the acquisition of 51 % of the shares in PV Group – operating in the market under “PV Automotive”. The acquisition is subject to approval by the competent antitrust authorities. […]

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PwC Legal advises MDax Company Krones on the acquisition of shares in Klug GmbH

14.01.2013

Frankfurt am Main, 14. January 2013 The law firm PwC Legal has advised Krones AG, a German MDax listed manufacturer of beverage filling and packaging systems, on the acquisition of 26 percent of the shares in Klug GmbH, a supplier of logistics systems. Krones therefore repositioned itself in the fields of material flow technology/intralogistics. The […]

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