Hamilton Medical AG v. imtmedical AG (IMT) I An Patent Infringement Case Regarding Flow Sensors

On December 18, 2018, the Swiss Federal Patent Court decided an almost three years lasting patent law dispute in favor of BianchiSchwald’s Swiss client Hamilton Medical AG (“Hamilton”), represented by BianchiSchwald partner Christoph Gasser, against its Swiss opponent imtmedical AG (“IMT”). The court ruled that IMT has infringed Hamilton’s Patent CH 701 755 B1 regarding […]

Hitachi’s $6.4 Billion Acquisition of ABB’s Power Grids Business

Baker McKenzie, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Pinheiro Neto advised on the deal Hitachi Ltd.’s executed the acquisition of ABB Ltd.’s power grid division for about $6.4 billion. Hitachi agreed to acquire 80.1 percent of a business with an enterprise value including net debt of $11 billion. ABB will keep the remaining stake. Hitachi, Ltd. manufactures […]

Triton’s investment in Deutsche Radiologie Holding

ARQIS and NOVACOS Rechtsanwälte advised the Triton Smaller Mid-Cap Fund on the deal Terms of the transaction are not disclosed. DRH was founded in 2017 and offers radiologists and radiotherapists flexible and professional succession solutions. DRH is a strong and experienced partner for successful owners. The experienced team ensures a technically competent and reliable handover […]

Vectron Systems’ Capital Increase

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised publicly listed Vectron Systems AG on the transasction The company intends to use the proceeds from the issue to further expand its digital business areas. Excluding shareholders’ subscription rights, the company’s share capital was increased by issuing up to 661,199 new bearer shares against cash contributions. In an accelerated private […]

Bank of Azerbaijan v. Sberbank

Fried Frank represented Sberbank before the Court of Appeal of England and Wales in successfully defending an appeal by the International Bank of Azerbaijan (the IBA) to block Sberbank’s claims for outstanding amounts due under a loan facility agreement. This upholds the decision before Mr. Justice Hildyard dated 21 December 2017 in which Fried Frank […]

Kyocera’s Acquistion of Ceramics division from H.C. Starck

ARQIS, Held Jaguttis and RCAA advised Kyocera on the acquisition Kyocera executed the acquisition of all shares in H.C. Starck Ceramics GmbH, a European advanced ceramics manufacturing and sales company based in Selb, Germany, through Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH. The closing of the transaction is subject to the approval by the regulatory authorities. Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH […]

AVS Verkehrssicherung GmbH’s Acquisition of Schötz Verkehrs- und Arbeitsstellensicherung

ARQIS has advised AVS Verkehrssicherung GmbH (“AVS”), a portfolio company of Triton Fonds IV, on the acquisition of Schötz Verkehrs- und Arbeitsstellensicherung GmbH (Schötz), a provider of traffic and construction site security based in Fürth, Germany. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The merger is still subject to the approval of […]

Sekisui Plastics’ Acquisition of a majority stake in Proseat

ARQIS, Cuatrecasas, Dentons, Gide, NautaDutilh, RPC, Held Jaguttis, and RCAA advised on the deal Sekisui Plastics Europe GmbH executed the acquisition of a 75% Stake in Proseat GmbH & Co. KG, Mörfelden-Walldorf/Germany, and seven other Proseat companies, from Belgian Recticel NV/SA. Proseat was established in 1999 as a joint venture between Recticel and Canadian partner […]