Uraca’s acquisition of Dynajet

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Uraca on the deal Pump manufacturer Uraca GmbH & Co. KG executed the acquisition of Nürtingen-based Dynajet GmbH. The acquisition allows Uraca to strategically expand its current product and service portfolio. Dynajet will remain an independent brand after the takeover. Dynajet GmbH develops professional high-pressure cleaning systems and accessories for […]

Jacobs Holding AG’s acquisition of schools group Cognita from KKR and EMK Capital

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised global private equity firms, KKR and EMK Capital, who represents Bregal Investments in relation to Cognita, on their agreement for the sale of the entire issued share capital of Cognita, the leading global schools group, to Jacobs Holding AG. Cognita operates over 70 schools across 8 countries, educating more than […]

Funding Circle’s $2.6 Billion initial public offering

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is advising Funding Circle Holdings Limited, a leading global loans platform for small and medium-sized enterprises (‘SMEs’) with operations in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands, on its plans to proceed with an initial public offering (‘IPO’). Funding Circle launched in 2010, enabling SMEs to borrow money directly from investors through […]

Aston Martin Lagonda’s £4.33 billion initial public offering on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange

Slaughter and May and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP are advising Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc, the iconic producer of hand-crafted luxury sports cars, on the proposed initial public offering of ordinary shares. The Offer price was set at £19 per share, resulting in a total market capitalisation of the Company of approximately £4.33 […]

GIP’s £4.46bn acquisition of 50% interest in the 1.218MW Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm from Ørsted

Slaughter and May advised Ørsted on its proposed disposal of a 50% interest in the 1.218MW Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). It also advised on the terms of certain related financing, construction, operations and maintenance and power purchase arrangements. Hornsea 1 is currently under construction and will be the world’s […]

Jura Acquisition Limited’s £1.45 billion Acquisition of John Laing Infrastructure Fund Limited

Mourant Ozannes has advised John Laing Infrastructure Fund Limited (JLIF), on its takeover by Jura Acquisition Limited (Jura). It is the largest public M&A transaction in Guernsey so far in 2018. Jura is a newly-formed special purpose company owned by a consortium led by funds managed by infrastructure investors Dalmore Capital Ltd and Equitix Investment […]

Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.’s £4.3 billion acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Slaughter and May, working as an integrated team with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, is advising Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. (“MMC”) on the recommended cash acquisition for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc (“JLT”). The acquisition was announced on 18 September 2018. Under the acquisition, […]

Nagel Holding’s Investment in copaltec GmbH

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Nagel Holding GmbH & Co. KG With this investment, Nagel Holding offers copaltec not only additional capital, but also strategic expertise and market access. Founded in 2012, copaltec GmbH, headquartered in Böblingen, develops and manufactures polyurethane-based casting compounds. The products protect sensitive electronic components from external influences. The company’s portfolio […]