Goldman Sachs and Cromwell Property Group €108 Million Acquisition of a portfolio of 24 office properties and three plots in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area

White & Case LLP has advised Goldman Sachs on the €108.5 million acquisition by Goldman Sachs and Cromwell Property Group of a portfolio of 24 office properties and three plots in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area from IVG Polar Oy The total gross lettable area of the portfolio amounts to approximately 132,000 square metres, and the […]

AKASOL AGs’ Initial Public Offering

Hogan Lovells and Gleiss Lutz advised on the transaction AKASOL is a leading German manufacturer of high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for buses, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles, industrial vehicles, marine and stationary applications. In the period from 18 June 2018 until 27 June 2018, 2,433,041 shares in total have been placed in a public offering in […]

Competition Commission of India has announced that Google did not infringe applicable competition laws

Ropes & Gray Advises Google on Abuse of Dominance Win Following a four year abuse of dominance investigation, the Competition Commission of India has today announced that Google did not infringe applicable competition laws in terminating certain remote technology companies. Ropes & Gray acted as international counsel to Google. The Ropes & Gray team was […]

Tekmar Group plc’s initial public offering on AIM Market

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has advised Tekmar, an offshore wind company, on admission of its shares to trading on AIM and its £61.8m fundraising from institutional investors. Tekmar is a market-leading technology provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services. The proceeds of the Placing will provide approximately […]

FNZ Group’s acquisition of European Bank for Financial Services GmbH (ebase)

Kirkland & Ellis,Schweibert Lessmann & Partner, Lindemann Schwennicke & Partner and Preu Bohlig & Partner advised on the deal FNZ Group finalized the acquisition of European Bank for Financial Services GmbH (ebase) from comdirect bank AG. The transaction is still subject to the approval by the banking supervisory and antitrust authorities. ebase is a wholly […]

Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited’s developing its new nuclear power station on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales

Clifford Chance has advised Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited in achieving the first step towards obtaining development consent for its new Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Generating Station on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales. The Planning Inspectorate has announced that it has accepted Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited’s application for development consent to build and […]

Archer Daniels Midland Company’s $243 Million Acquisition of Probiotics International Limited

Sidley is representing Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, on its agreement to acquire Probiotics International Limited (PIL), a UK-based provider of probiotic supplements for human, pet and production-animal use. The all-cash transaction will be valued at £185 million, subject to customary adjustments. The […]

Warburg Pincus’s acquisition of Supplier Assessment Services from Capita plc.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, on its acquisition of Supplier Assessment Services, a leading provider of technology-enabled third party pre-qualification and health and safety accreditation services in the UK, from Capita plc. The unconditional agreement means the transaction is expected to close in […]

Vienna Insurance Group’s Acquisition of Gothaer Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń

Hogan Lovells has advised Gothaer group on the sale of its Polish subsidiary Gothaer Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń (Gothaer TU) to Vienna Insurance Group. Gothaer group acquired Gothaer TU in 2010, since then Gothaer TU could increase its premium volume by 30 percent. Gothaer TU administrates approx. two million insurance contracts and supports more than 632,000 customers; […]