Representative Deals

(Disclosed with the express permission of the client or available in the public domain)


ice age ice ag

LWS advised the stockholders of Ice Age Ice AG in the sale of their shares to Procubitos S.L.

WHSmith

LWS advises WHSmith on its entrance into the German Market and the representation in a tender process and the negotiation of a lease agreement with and at the Düsseldorf Airport.

valckenberg

LWS advises Valckenberg Holding GmbH and its shareholders in the sale and disposal of the Vine distribution activities by way of a Management Buy Out.

valckenberg

LWS advises Valckenberg Holding GmbH and its shareholders in the sale of its shares in Sektkellerei am Turm GmbH by way of a private auction process.

mercurius

LWS advised the founders of Mercurius AG with place of business in Frankfurt am Main in connection with the company’s delisting and the subsequent separation of the business division dealing with second market life insurances to the newly established Cumerius AG.

waterleau

LWS advised Waterleau Group with place of business at Wespelaar, Belgium, in its acquisition of a majority share in the insolvent Stulz-Planaqua GmbH and the subsequent restructuring.

modus consult

LWS advised the founders of Modus Consult AG with place of business in Gütersloh in the sale of all stock to Bechtle AG.

hess

LWS advised the shareholders of Hess GmbH & Co. KG with place of business in Burbach in the Sale of all shares to Groupe Plastivaloire.

modus consult

LWS advised MODUS Consult AG and its shareholders in the sale of all their shares in Modus AG to Bechtle AG.

peter lonsdorfer

LWS advised Mr. Per Liljenqvist in his acquisition of the Peter Lonsdorfer Group.

cit group

LWS advised CIT Group in its restructuring of its German operations.

nextbike

LWS advised a club deal transaction for Co-Investor AG regarding the acquisition of a substantial share in nextbike GmbH, Leipzig.

mercurius

LWS advised Mercurius AG in its delisting and the split-off of its insurance business into Cumerius AG.

sintetica

LWS advised Sintetica SA, a Swiss pharmaceutical company and a leader in the field of pain management and injectable anestheticsa, in its acquisition of all shares in Meduna Arzneimittel GmbH.

amica

LWS advised a club deal transaction for Co-Investor AG and VRD GmbH regarding the acquisition of a substantial share in AMICRA Microtechnologies GmbH, which provides customers with the latest High-Precision Die Bonder and Flip Chip Bonder technology, as well as products for the entire microelectronics industry field.

Kofler & Kompanie

LWS advised a club deal transaction for Co-Investor AG regarding the acquisition of a substantial share in K&K Group AG, CH. Kofler & Kompanie is a leading international caterer.

Galantos Pharma GmbH

LWS advised VRP Venture Capital Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH & Co. KG, High-Tech Gründerfonds GmbH & Co. KG, KfW and other investors on the sale of all assets of Galantos Pharma GmbH concerning Memogain to Neurodyn Life Sciences Inc., Canada.

VINCI Energies SA

LWS advised VINCI Energies SA, a France based multinational company in its acquisition of EVT group of companies form Swiss Alpiq AG. EVT group of companies have an annual turnover of approx. EUR 500 m and more than 3,000 employees.

casual food

LWS advised a club deal transaction for Co-Investor AG regarding the acquisition of a substantial share in "casual food" GmbH, one of Germany's fasted growing convenience store operators.

bio.logis GmbH

LWS advised a club deal transaction for VRP Venture Capital Rheinland Pfalz GmbH & Co. KG and KfW and other investors regarding the acquisition of a substantial share in bio.logis GmbH. bio.logis GmbH offers human genetic diagnostics and genetic counseling.

Kuibyshev Azot

LWS advised Kuibyshev Azot Joint Stock Company on its acquisition of STFG GmbH a company producing textile filaments. With this transaction Kuibyshev Azot a conglomerate based in the Russian Federation acquires its first production facility in Germany.

SAP AG

LWS advised the Secude Group (SECUDE) in an asset deal transaction. SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) acquired SECUDE's Application-Security business. The transaction included the identity and access management software, IP rights and the employees relating to the application security technologie business, development. quality control and product management.

NOVOTERGUM AG

LWS advised Paarl-Equity Management GmbH on its strategic investment in NOVOTERGUM AG, Mühlheim an der Ruhr. NOVOTERGUM AG focusses on developing and operating physiotherapeutic centers and the provision of health care and health management systems.

Cegelec

LWS advised Cegelec, an integrated international group providing technological services to companies, public and local authorities with 25,000 employees in some 30 countries in France, Europe and other parts of the world, through a network of 200 agencies and over 1,200 offices in its acquisition of Germany based Ebehako GmbH.

LISI SAS

LWS advised LISI SAS, a leading French company in the industrial fasteners business, in its sale of Schrauben und Draht Union GmbH & Co. KG to a group of investors.

Logica Group

LWS advised Logica Group a leading international IT and business services group, employing 39,000 people across 36 countries in its sale and disposition of its majority shareholding in Integrata AG, a German stock listed corporation engaged in independant training and qualification for: Business & Skills; Information- Technology and SAP Trends and Processes.

adesso AG

LWS advised adesso AG, a stock exchange listed service provider for individual e-business solutions, in its acquisition of all shares in SITGATE AG.

VEDAG GmbH

LWS advised all shareholders in VEDAG GmbH, a leader in the development, production, and sales of bituminous membranes in Germany, also active in Eastern Europe and China, in the sale of all their shares to the Danish Icopal Group.

Tognum AG

LWS advised Schmid Maybach LLC in its re-investment into Tognum (formerly MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH) subsequent to having sold its shares to Daimler Chrysler AG, and in its acquisition of a substantial number of shares on the occasion of Tognum AG's IPO and its listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Reimelt Henschel Holding GmbH

LWS advised KERO Private Equity and the Reimelt Henschel Group, a leader of the mechanical process engineering, in the sale of all shares in Reimelt Henschel Holding GmbH to MBB Industries AG.

OpenData Systemhaus AG

LWS advised the founders and owners of OpenData Systemhaus AG in the sale of their shares to zetVisions AG and their acquisition of a substantial portion of shares in zetVisions AG. OpenData Systemhaus AG is a leader in the field of shareholdings management.

thomas group

LWS advised the thomas group, active in the construction and the building-material industries, in the acquisition of the operation of the Hormersdorf quarry and an asphalt mixing plant from Gebr. Prüschenk Kalkwerk, Bauunternehmen, Schotterwerk OHG by way of an asset deal.

TWB Group

LWS advised the TWB Group, an automotive supplier of pressing and forming elements in high-grade steels, in the refinancing of its group wide credit facilities with senior and mezzanine loan facilities issued and syndicated by Morgan Stanley.

Reimelt Henschel MischSysteme GmbH

LWS advised Reimelt Henschel MischSysteme GmbH, a leader of the mechanical process engineering, in an upstream-merger of Henschel Antriebstechnik GmbH into Reimelt Henschel MischSysteme GmbH and the subsequent management buy-out of its gearbox business.

CIT Group

LWS advised CIT Group Inc., a leading consumer and commercial finance company with nearly $ 50 billion in assets, in its acquisition of Barclays Technology Finance Limited and Barclays Industrie Bank GmbH from Barclays Bank PLC relating to German leasing and finance matters.

CFI FAIRPAY AG

LWS advised CFI FAIRPAY AG, a leading German investor in life insurances, in its Initial Public Offering of shares and listing on the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

adesso AG

LWS advised adesso AG, a service provider for individual e-business solutions, in its Reverse Merger with BOV AG including the full range of complex merger and takeover law as well as listing issues.

Schmack Biogas AG

LWS advised S-Refit in Schmack Biogas AG's Initial Public Offering of shares and listing on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Somfy SA

LWS advised Somfy SA, a leading French and Paris stock exchange listed company active in the business relative to automatic control of openings and closures in homes and buildings, in its acquisition of the sun protection business of J. Stehle + Söhne GmbH including its Hungarian manufacturing entities and the related merger filing.

CIT Group

LWS advised CIT Group Inc., a leading consumer and commercial finance company with nearly $ 50 billion in assets, in the restructuring of its European business entities.

Geneart AG

LWS advised equinet and S-Refit in Geneart AG's Initial Public Offering of shares and listing on the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

CFI FAIRPAY AG

LWS advised CFI FAIRPAY AG, a leading German investor in life insurances, in its second pre IPO financing round.

Concord Effekten AG

LWS advised Concord Effekten AG, an independent securities bank, in its Buy-Out with CFI FAIRPAY AG.

Cube Optics AG

LWS advised Cube Optics AG, a manufacturer of fiber-optical components, in its financing round with The Carlyle Group, Target Partners, and Star Ventures.

Getronics

LWS advised the Brussels office of Getronics, one of the world's leading providers of vendor independent Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions and services, in its IT outsourcing project with Lufthansa Systems.

Foot Locker

LWS advised Foot Locker, the world's leading retailer of athletic footwear and apparel, regarding the draft and introduction of a Code of Business Conduct for its German employees.

MTU

LWS advised the Maybach family in the intended sale and re-investment of its shareholding in MTU Friedrichshafen to The Carlyle Group and the subsequent sale to DaimlerChrysler AG.
JUVE "DEAL OF THE MONTH" (11/05)

CIT Group Inc.

LWS advised CIT Group Inc., a leading consumer and commercial finance company with nearly $ 50 billion in assets, in its $ 1 billion acquisition of CitiCapital Group.

LISI SAS

LWS advised LISI SAS, a leading French company in the industrial fasteners business, in its acquisition of Knipping Group from 3i.