Legal Advice for BlueRock on Real Estate Acquisition
Gibraltar-based real estate fund BlueRock Fund has acquired three objects from the real estate portfolio of German management company Haus Ruhrort II Verwaltungsgesellschaft.
During its acquisition of the three objects, BlueRock received comprehensive legal advice from a team of the international corporate law firm HEUSSEN. Heading the team was Dr. Jan Dittmann (Partner, real estate law). Team members included Carsten Richter, LL.M., Dr. Simone Lutz (both Associates, tenancy law) and Bernhard Schex (Partner, public law).
Legal Advice for Schwermer on Sales Transaction
Heidi Chocolat Group AG, based in Zug/Switzerland has acquired tradition-steeped chocolate company Schwermer, based in Bad Wӧrishofen/Germany. Specializing in high-quality chocolate, the Heidi company belongs to the company Kex AG, which in turn is part of the Julius Meinl Group, which is based in Austria.
Throughout the transaction, the managing partners of Schwermer relied on the comprehensive legal advice of HEUSSEN attorneys Dr. Georg Anders and Cornelia Weber (both Partners, corporate law, Munich office).
Consulting for Real I.S. AG on Retail and Office Property Sale in Central Berlin
An investment company affiliated with Munich-based real estate investment company Real I.S. AG has sold roughly 8,500 sq. meters (almost 91,500 sq. ft.) of retail and office property to Truvia, a capital management company based in Frankfurt. The anchor tenant of the property is Swedish retail clothing company H&M. Designed by engineering company Kollhoff Architekten, the property was built in 1996 as part of the ensemble "Hofgarten am Gendarmenmarkt" (Courtyard at the Gendarmes’ Market).
New Talent for Construction & Real Estate Law Practice Group in Stuttgart
Attorney Roland Kahabka is set to join the HEUSSEN corporate law firm as partner at the firm’s Stuttgart Office on January 1st, 2017. A specialized attorney for construction and architectural law, Mr. Kahabka, 55, brings extensive experience in private building law, land law, architectural law and in construction litigation to the table. Add to that his special expertise in cases intersecting with real estate law, particularly those pertaining to real estate transactions. This makes Roland Kahabka, who had previously partnered with the Stuttgart law firm Diem & Partner, an excellent choice as new legal talent for HEUSSEN’s Construction & Real Estate Law Practice Group at its Stuttgart location.
Consulting for Ostertag Solutions AG on Shareholding Deal
Frankfurt-based equity investor VR Equitypartner is participating in a consortium for shares in Ostertag Solutions AG, a Stuttgart-based communications service provider. As part of the deal, company founder Gerhard Ostertag, retains both his interest in the company and his operational capacity as its executive director. For its part, Ostertag Solutions AG agreed to the deal with the intended goal of continuing the same period of strong growth it has been experiencing for the past several years, expecting that being part of the consortium will put it in a favorable position to meet any challenges in the future.
Benno-Heussen Prize Award Given to Sabine Jungbauer
The Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kanzleimanagement, or “Working Group for Law Firm Management”, of the German Bar Association has bestowed the Benno-Heussen Award on certified legal specialist and office administrator Sabine Jungbauer. The awards ceremony took place on June 2nd, 2016 as part of the 2016 Conference of German Lawyers in Berlin. This year marks the third time the Benno-Heussen Award has been presented.
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