Mitsui & Co., Ltd.’s investment in The Mobility House AG, an energy services provider

Ashurst has advised Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) on its investment in The Mobility House AG (TMH). The Japanese trading house, together with Daimler AG, acquired in the most recent financing round a minority stake in the Munich-based leading provider of EV charging solutions and operator of stationary energy storage systems built with EV batteries. […]

APOK NV (Fedrus International)’s acquisition of French firm MCP Defrancq

APOK NV successfully completed its acquisition of Defrancq’s French business unit specialising in roofing and façade materials. The company is a network with 12 branches in France specialising in roofing & façade materials. It generates turnover of €40 million and employs 116 people. APOK NV is part of the independent Belgian group Fedrus International NV, […]

CACI Limited’s acquisition of Spargonet Consulting Limited, an UK IT services specialist

Gateley Plc has advised CACI Limited, a major provider of information systems and marketing solutions to organisations in both the private and public sectors, with offices in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham, on its acquisition of UK IT services specialist, Spargonet Consulting Limited. Spargonet has a well-established industry reputation in providing managed services and IT consulting […]

Stonepeak Infrastructure’s Acquisition of euNetworks

Paul, Weiss advised euNetworks on the deal euNetworks, announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement, through which Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners will acquire a majority interest in euNetworks. The transaction will also provide euNetworks with up to $500 million of committed growth capital for both organic and inorganic development. Brady Rafuse will remain the chief […]

CryoLife’s $225 Million Acquisition of JOTEC

Vinson and Elkins, Fieldfisher, KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados and Walder Wyss AG advised on the transaction CryoLife, Inc. (“CryoLife”; NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JOTEC AG (“JOTEC”). JOTEC is a German-based, privately-held developer […]

Dufry AG’s € 2.4 billion new facilities to refinance existing indebtedness

Slaughter and May advised Dufry AG, a leading global travel retailer, in relation to EUR 2.4 billion equivalent new facilities, consisting of a USD 700m Term Loan Facility, a EUR 500m Term Loan Facility and a EUR 1.3bn Multicurrency Revolving Credit Facility. The new facilities will be used to refinance existing indebtedness and for general […]

Kraft Heinz’s Reversion of Certain Kraft Brands from Mondelēz International

Willkie client The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) completed the reversion of certain Kraft brands from Mondelēz International (NADAQ: MDLZ) to Kraft Heinz, following merger clearances in Germany and Austria Under the transaction Kraft Heinz re-acquires a number of brands and associated assets which were previously licensed to Mondelez in certain European territories. The relevant […]

Kiadis Pharma N.V.’s €18 million private placement of new shares

Ashurst advised Jefferies, as sole bookrunner, in relation to an accelerated book build private placement of new shares by Kiadis Pharma N.V., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative products to make bone marrow transplants safer and more effective for patients suffering from blood cancers and inherited blood disorders. Kiadis placed 2,250,000 new shares listed […]