GESSEL supports the owners of Modular System Sp. z o.o. in sale of a stake to the Enterprise Investors fund

Modular System Sp. z o.o. with its registered seat in Ogorzelice is Poland’s largest producer of containers and modular systems. Consequent to the transaction, which required antitrust clearance, Enterprise Investors acquired a 36% stake in the company. GESSEL provided comprehensive support in various aspects of the transaction, including negotiations, work on the transaction documents, and […]

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Mandatory regulation for prevent and absence

The Act on the governance and supervision of legal persons (Act) entered into force on the 1st day of July 2021. The bill on the governance and supervision of legal persons must provide clarity about the duties and responsibilities of directors and supervisory directors of an association, foundation, cooperative or mutual insurance society. The Act has […]

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FYLGIA joins IR as the exclusive Private Equity & Venture Capital Member in Sweden

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Mattias Larsson of FYLGIA. Mattias has joined IR as our exclusive Private Equity & Venture Capital member in Sweden. Mattias Larsson heads Fylgia’s Corporate and M&A team and is active in private M&A, in particular within the technology-, life science- and […]

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Mattias Larsson

Partner, FYLGIA

Warehousing systems for Q-Commerce: GvW Graf von Westphalen advises Vsquared Ventures on financing round of Noyes Technologies

Munich-based start-up Noyes Technologies has secured initial seed funding of EUR 3.2 million. The financing round, in which 468 Capital and Abacon Capital also participated, was led by GvW client Vsquared Ventures. Noyes Technologies develops automated and highly flexible nano warehousing systems offering a space-saving and thus cost-efficient solution for the logistics of industrial and […]

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Lithium-ion batteries: GvW advises Vsquared Ventures and 468 Capital on financing round of CUSTOMCELLS

CUSTOMCELLS has successfully concluded a multi-million financing round. Investors include venture capital specialists Vsquared Ventures and 468 Capital, which were both advised by GvW Graf von Westphalen, and Porsche Ventures, the venture capital provider of Porsche AG. CUSTOMCELLS was founded as a spin-off of the German Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. With its sites in Itzehoe and Tübingen, it is […]

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Mandatory regulation for prevent and absence

The Act on the governance and supervision of legal persons (Act) entered into force on the 1st day of July 2021. The bill on the governance and supervision of legal persons must provide clarity about the duties and responsibilities of directors and supervisory directors of an association, foundation, cooperative or mutual insurance society. The Act has […]

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Distinction for ANBIs in the UBO register

When consulting the UBO register, a distinction can soon be made between directors of ANBIs and directors of other entities. UBO-registerOn September 27, 2020, the time had come; the UBO register came into effect. Legal entities established on or after the 27th day of September 2020 must also comply with their registration in the UBO […]

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GvW Graf von Westphalen advises on the sale of Ubimax to TeamViewer

On 15 July 2020, TeamViewer signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ubimax, https://www.teamviewer.com/en/ubimax/?t=1598464094043 GvW Graf von Westphalen advised the sellers of Ubimax on the sale of the company. The GvW team was led by Titus Walek (partner, M&A) and included partners Dr Frank Tschesche (Tax), Dr Joachim Mulch (IP), Christof Kleinmann, Karsten Kujath (both employment), senior associate Dr Michael Engel (Tax) and associate Zehnah Sino (M&A). Earlier […]

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GvW Graf von Westphalen advises on the sale of dna Gesellschaft für IT Services to DATAGROUP

GvW Graf von Westphalen advised the shareholders of dna Gesellschaft für IT Services mbH on the sale of the company to DATAGROUP. dna Gesellschaft für IT Services specialises in services for IT infrastructures and applications. The company, which has offices in Hamburg, Berlin, Hanover and Oldenburg, provides support for savings banks throughout Germany as the […]

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Drone technology: GvW Graf von Westphalen advises shareholders on the sale of AirRobot to Nordic Unmanned

The shareholders of leading German drone developer and manufacturer AirRobot have sold 100 percent of their shares to Norwegian technology company Nordic Unmanned (Euronext Oslo «NUMND»). The transaction is subject to Investment Control Approval from German authorities and is expected to take place before year end. AirRobot is a long-standing supplier for the German armed forces […]

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Mauricio Duarte from Legal Plus hosted a discussion on what technologies does international arbitration really needs

Mauricio Duarte is a Lawyer from Universidad Francisco Marroquín (Guatemala) with an LL.M. from St. Thomas University (Minnesota). Mauricio worked for 4 years in international arbitration, before devoting himself to issues related to technology and legal innovation. You can find the recording here.

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