CEMEX’s U.S.$664 million discharging of existing commitments for exchange into two new tranches

Slaughter and May advised CEMEX on its consent request and the exchange and discharge offer made to certain lenders under the facilities agreement dated 29 September 2014 (the Facilities Agreement). Following a prepayment of U.S.$373 million corresponding to the September 2017 amortisation under two existing term loan tranches of the Facilities Agreement, currently funded commitments […]

CETC acquires a production site and office building in Graz

China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), in collaboration with two other partners from China, is establishing its European headquarters in Graz. The deal to purchase a production site and office building from the Steinklauber Group was recently signed. Dr. Christian Buchmann, Economic Minister of Syria, and a high-ranking delegation from China were in attendance. CETC […]

CorWave Raises $17.1 Million in Series B Financing

CorWave, a medical technology company that develops innovative mechanical circulatory support devices, has completed a $17.1 million Series B financing. Existing shareholders including Sofinnova Partners, Bpifrance and Seventure were joined by two new investors: Novo Seeds, which led the round, and Ysios Capital. Emmanuelle Coutanceau from Novo Seeds and Josep Lluis Sanfeliu from Ysios will […]

Crédit Agricole Assurances and AXA IM’s acquisition of Real Assets on Acquisition of 42% Stake in France’s A63 Toll Road

Orrick has advised Crédit Agricole Assurances and AXA IM – Real Assets on Acquisition of 42 Percent Stake in France’s A63 Toll Road Orrick has advised Crédit Agricole Assurances and AXA IM – Real Assets in their joint acquisition of a 42 percent stake in Atlandes, the concession holder of France’s A63 motorway, from InfraRed […]

Eaton Vance’s acquisition of Calvert

Ropes & Gray represented Calvert Investment Management and its parent company in a definitive agreement announced by Eaton Vance on Oct. 21 to acquire Calvert’s assets. The team representing Calvert includes private equity partners Matt Richards (Picture) and Bill Mone, investment management partners Tom Hiller and Sarah Clinton, benefits partner Renata Ferrari, tax partner Adam […]

Fiera Capital Corporation’s acquisition of Charlemagne Capital Limited

Conyers Dill & Pearman advised Fiera Capital Corporation on the acquisition of the issues shares of Charlemagne Capital Limited, a specialist emerging markets investment manager, by way of Cayman Islands Scheme of Arrangement. Fiera Capital is a leading North American independent asset management firm with more than CAD$112 billion in assets under management as at […]

Redevco’s acquisition of the “A2 Center” in Hanover and two retail parks in Berlin and Gründau-Lieblos

Clifford Chance advised Redevco, a real estate investment management company specialised in retail property, on the acquisition of the “A2 Center” in Hanover and of two further retail parks in Berlin and Gründau-Lieblos near Hanau, Germany. Seller of the real estate with a total area of 63,500 sqm are property companies of Krieger-Bau-Gruppe. The transaction […]

Südzucker International Finance B.V.’s EUR 300 million bond issue

Clifford Chance has advised a consortium of banks comprising Bayerische Landesbank, Deutsche Bank, DZ BANK, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg and Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen on the issuance of a EUR 300 million bond by Südzucker International Finance B.V.. The unsubordinated bond is guaranteed by Südzucker AG and has a term of seven years and a coupon of 1.25per cent. […]

Accelerated Digital Ventures’s launch of evergreen venture platform for digital business

DLA Piper has advised Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) on the launch of a new tech venture platform that will fund all stages of the digital technology business lifecycle, from entry to exit. The platform is being funded by ADV’s three institutional investment partners, the British Business Bank, Legal & General plc and Woodford Investment Management. […]