TE Connectivity’s Acquisition of Hirschmann Car Communication

Norton Rose Fulbright and Levy, Stopol & Camelo, LLP have advised VOXX International on the sale of Hirschmann Car Communication to Swiss-headquartered TE Connectivity. VOXX International Corporation is a leading, New York-listed global manufacturer and supplier of consumer electronic products in the automotive, premium audio, and accessory industries. Due to a strategic reorientation, VOXX International […]

Cersanit Group’s Financing

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised a consortium of banks (Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A., Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., mBank S.A. and ING Bank Śląski S.A.) on a complex transaction involving the grant of EUR 160m and PLN 380m in financing to Polish, Romanian and German companies from Cersanit Group and a PLN 100m corporate […]

Silverfleet Capital’s acquisition of Pumpenfabrik Wangen GmbH

Ashurst advised investor BlackRock and NIBC Bank on financing the acquisition of Pumpenfabrik Wangen GmbH (Wangen Pumpen) by private equity firm Silverfleet Capital. Wangen Pumpen manufactures high-quality pumps for industrial applications in a wide range of areas, for example pharmaceutical, food and beverage production. The company employs around 200 people, its headquarters and production facilities […]

Wheelabrator Technologies’s new loan financing supporting the construction of the Ferrybridge Multifuel in West Yorkshire

Ashurst advised Wheelabrator Technologies on a new loan financing supporting the construction of the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 energy-from-waste facility in West Yorkshire, the second project in the Multifuel Energy Ltd. partnership with SSE. Progress to reach financial close on Wheelabrator Technologies’ £207 million share of the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 construction project follows the award of […]

Freedom Finance’s signing a joint venture with ASDA Money

ASDA Money has partnered with lending platform Freedom Finance to launch its ASDA Personal Loans offering. The joint venture will use Freedom Finance’s financial technology platform to search a panel of trusted lenders, with ASDA Money also benefitting from the expertise of Freedom’s specialist broker team. One application will give customers the best available rates […]

R+S group’s €100 million refinancing

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised R+S group, headquartered in Fulda, on refinancing its existing EUR 100 million syndicated loan. The banking syndicate consists of LBBW Rheinland-Pfalz Bank, NORD/LB, Südwestbank AG, Commerzbank AG, Deutsche Postbank AG, IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG, and Sparkasse Fulda. The credit lines have a term of five years, with a two-time extension […]

Katjes International’s financing the Cloetta Italia’s brand business acquisition

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Katjes International on the transaction The acquired brands include “Sperlari” and others. Financing was provided by Bayerische Landesbank. In addition to partial financing of the corporate acquisition, the financing purpose is the provision of funds to cover the Italian subsidiary’s working capital requirements. Katjes International GmbH & Co. KG is […]

Bregal Unternehmerkapital’s acquisition of a majority stake in Embassy Jewel AG

Bregal Unternehmerkapital has acquired a majority stake in Embassy Jewel AG, a retail company specializing in luxury watches and jewelry. Headquartered in Lucerne, Embassy Jewel AG has grown steadily since its foundation in 1970 and is today, with its attractively located stores in Lucerne, the Swiss watch capital, and St. Moritz, among the five largest […]

Palmarium Group’s acquisition of Lebara Group, one of the fastest growing pan-European mobile companies

Froriep assisted Palmarium Group, acting through their Dutch subsidiary VIEO B.V., in the acquisition of the entire stake in Lebara Group, one of the fastest growing pan-European mobile companies. Lebara was founded in 2001 by Ratheesan Yoganathan as an ethnic MVNO, selling SIM cards aimed at international communities and migrant workers. It sells through 275,000 […]