Wolf Theiss advises Art-Invest on acquisition of Millennium Tower in Vienna

The renowned German real estate investment company Art-Invest relied on the comprehensive legal counselling provided by Wolf Theiss in entering the Austrian market. The Real Estate, Tax and Banking teams of Austria’s largest law firm supported the client in acquiring the landmark property “Millennium Tower”.

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Walker Morris advises Unite Students on acquisition of site

Walker Morris has advised Unite Students on the acquisition of a development site, which is planned to provide accommodation for 1,000 students in the Leeds area. The site, which is expected to be opened in 2020, is located near to the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University and is just a short distance away […]

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Fernando Resina da Silva at Microsoft Conference in Nairobi

Fernando Resina da Silva, Telecoms, Media & IT’s practice partner, participates at Microsoft OCN & RANITP Joint Regional Summit, invited by Microsoft as a member of its Outside Counsel Network. Resina da Silva joins the work group promoting Cloud Computing in Africa. The conference takes place on 21-22 November at the new Microsoft Policy Innovation […]

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Ogier advises on £439m student housing joint venture

Ogier’s Guernsey team has advised developer-operator Downing and Tristan Capital Partners in respect of a multi-million United Kingdom student accommodation joint venture. European Property Investors Special Opportunities IV (EPISO 4), the opportunistic fund advised by pan-European real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners, acquired a 90% stake worth £439 million in the joint venture, which […]

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Nigel Brahams joins Collyer Bristow’s corporate and commercial team

Collyer Bristow is pleased to announce that Nigel Brahams has joined the firm as a partner in the corporate and commercial team. He joins from Fox Williams. His arrival at Collyer Bristow further strengthens the firm’s corporate offering and brings additional expertise in FinTech and non-contentious financial services.

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Head of TMT and litigation speaks at Internet Governance Forum in Warsaw

Zdeněk Kučera, the head of our TMT and litigation practices in Prague, spoke at the Internet Governance Forum in Warsaw on 21 November, an open platform of dialogue for everyone interested in shaping the future of the Internet and the way it functions.

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Bär & Karrer advises Valora on rights offering

Valora Holding AG completed a capital increase raising net proceeds of approximately CHF166m. The capital increase was executed as an “at market” rights offering. The offer price for the new shares was determined following a bookbuilding process for the shares not taken up by existing shareholders. Valora will use the proceeds from the capital increase […]

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Baltics firm Ellex expands European footprint with Estonia merger

Pan-Baltics firm Ellex has sealed a merger with Estonia-based Primus in a bid to consolidate its position as the largest law firm network across the Baltics.

Ellex’s Estonian member firm Ellex Raidla will merge with Primus’s Estonia arm on 1 January 2018.

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