With seasoned compliance specialist Carsten Beisheim joining GvW tomorrow, the law firm is further expanding its advisory portfolio. The new partner is coming to GvW from the Werhahn conglomerate where he last served as Head of Group Compliance, Legal, and Data Protection including information security. He will be working for GvW out of its Düsseldorf and Stuttgart offices.

Silbitz Group has taken over Eisengiesserei Torgelow, a traditional iron foundry in the east German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, in a transferring restructuring deal. GvW Graf von Westphalen advised the Group on employment law issues relating to its takeover of the roughly 300 employees.

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.

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.

GvW has advised all shareholders of CORE SE on the sale of their shares to the German subsidiary of the US-American EPAM Systems, Inc.

GvW has advised Kern & Stelly Medientechnik GmbH, a German subsidiary of the UK Midwich Group, on the acquisition of the UC business from eLink Distribution AG.