30 March 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises bp on becoming a shareholder of Digital Charging Solutions GmbH, a joint venture of BMW Group and Daimler Mobility
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised bp on becoming the third shareholder of Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS) with a stake of 33.3%. DCS, a joint venture of Daimler Mobility AG and BMW Group, is a leading developer of digital charging software for automotive manufacturers and vehicle fleet...
09 March 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises PEARL Infrastructure on investment in Bioenergie Wismar Combined Heat and Power Plant
Herbert Smith Freehills advised PEARL Infrastructure Capital as majority stakeholder on its joint investment with Wismar Pellets in financing the construction of the Bioenergie Wismar Combined Heat and Power Plant. For PEARL the transaction marks the entry into the German biomass market.
26 January 2021
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES UNZER ON TAKE OVER OF ACQUIRER CLEARHAUS AND PAYMENT SERVICE PROVIDER QUICKPAY
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Unzer on the take over of acquirer Clearhaus and payment service provider QuickPay from Denmark. The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant supervisory authorities. These acquisitions will make Unzer, one of the fastest growing fintechs in Europe, a...
13 January 2021
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES PROLACTAL, A SUBSIDIARY OF ICL, ON STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH BIOPULVER
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Prolactal GmbH on a long-term strategic partnership agreement with Biopulver GmbH, pursuant to which Biopulver shall supply Prolactal with a dedicated production line for infant formula ingredients.
11 January 2021
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES ON ACQUISITION FINANCING FOR EUROPOLES GROUP
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills comprehensively advised a banking consortium led by Banco Comercial Português, S.A. and Novo Banco, S.A. on the financing of the acquisition of certain Europoles Group’s European divisions by Metalogalva – Irmãos Silvas S.A., a member of the VigentGroup.
30 November 2020
‘Industry standard’ for use of arbitration platforms moves a step closer as pan-firm collaboration receives support
Plans to standardise the approach to online case management in international arbitration are a step closer to reality, after a draft protocol received positive feedback from an industry-wide consultation.
14 July 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Heidelpay on the acquisition of Paysafe's Pay Later business
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised heidelpay Group on the acquisition of Paysafe Pay Later, a specialist for pay-later payment methods, from the Paysafe Group. The transaction is still subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be completed in Q3, 2020. Until then, the two companies will...
09 June 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Achilles Vaccines in record seed financing for biotech sector
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Achilles Vaccines, a biotech company focusing on the research and development of vaccines against malaria and other serious infectious diseases, in relation to obtaining €11 million funding for the research and development of a monoclonal antibody against COVID-...
28 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills ernennt weltweit 29 Anwälte zu Counseln
Herbert Smith Freehills ernennt zum 1. Mai 2020 kanzleiweit 29 Anwälte zu Counseln. In Deutschland wird Dr. Anja Lingscheid in den Counsel-Status befördert. Erst kürzlich hatte die Kanzlei die Ernennung von weltweit 26 Partnern aus den eigenen Reihen bekanntgegeben, darunter die Frankfurter Finance...
20 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills ernennt 26 neue Partner weltweit – eine Partnerin in Deutschland
Herbert Smith Freehills ernennt zum 1. Mai weltweit 26 neue Partnerinnen und Partner, darunter aus der deutschen Finance-Praxis Stefanie Herkert. Es ist die höchste Zahl von Partnerernennungen seit dem Zusammenschluss von Herbert Smith und Freehills 2012. 50 Prozent der neuen Partner sind Frauen.