GvW Graf von Westphalen has advised the Elevion Group on the acquistion of En.plus GmbH. The Elevion Group is together with its 100% subsidiaries – D-I-E Elektro AG, EAB Elektroanlagenbau GmbH Rhein/Main, Rudolf Fritz GmbH, ETS Efficient Technical Solutions GmbH, Elektro Decker GmbH and En.plus GmbH – one of the market leaders for mechanical and electro-technical building technology in Germany.

The Turkish aluminum manufacturer Assan Alüminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. ("ASAS") is developing an approximately 80 hectares large area at the former steel plant Rasselstein in Neuwied. GvW Graf von Westphalen advised the metal industry company in the purchase of the property from ThyssenKrupp and supported ASAS in negotiations with the City of Neuwied on matters of urban development.

The Bossard Group is strengthening its presence in the German market. The Swiss corporate group has acquired BRUMA Schraub- und Drehtechnik GmbH ("BRUMA"). Both parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality about the amount of the purchase price. GvW Graf von Westphalen advised BRUMA in this transaction.

Funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”) have acquired three “elbgym” branded fitness centers in Hamburg through its German portfolio company Fitness First Germany Holdings GmbH (“Fitness First”).

46.6 million Euro billings in the financial year 2018 are the highest revenue in the history of the law firm and represent an increase in billings of 10.4 % compared to the previous year. The law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen was able to generate a total of approximately 20 % more billings in the last three years. The profit again significantly increased for the third time in a row. The profit of 21 million Euro was 14.1 % higher than in the previous year. For the first time, the attorneys in the law firm generated billings per attorney of more than 400,000 Euro.

Competitors praise the Customs and Foreign Trade Law Practice group at GvW Graf von Westphalen as “the go-to-law firm for foreign trade law”, where “clients are well-cared for” in the recently published JUVE Handbook Law 2018/19.

TH Real Estate and Palmira Capital Partners have acquired the logistics park Unterschleißheim near Munich for the portfolio of the investors club fund German Logistics (ICF GLog).