GvW Graf von Westphalen and Mills & Reeve (UK) have decided to expand their co-operation. The managing partners of the two leading business law firms have recently signed an affiliation agreement strengthening their existing collaboration.

The Legal 500 has published its reference work on the leading German law firms "The Legal 500 Germany 2018“:22 GvW attorneys in 8 different practice groups are recommended.

The partners of the law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen have reelected their management at the partners' meeting in Lisbon: Christof Kleinmann (Frankfurt) and Dr. Robert Theissen (Hamburg) are now entering their fifth term of office as the managing partners of the law firm.

"GvW has succeeded, with its clear strategy and the lean cost structures, in being considered sometimes by very well-known clients as an interesting alternative to the large law firms." The independent editorial board of the°JUVE°Handbook 2017/2018 has written this about the development of the law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen.

REFD Investment GmbH, the German subsidiary of a Chinese investor, has acquired 100% of the shares in EKOF Mining & Water Solution GmbH. The acquisition of this chemical company constitutes the market entry into Germany for the Chinese investor.

GvW Graf von Westphalen has advised Prince Minerals GmbH, a subsidiary of PMHC II, Inc. ("Prince Minerals") in the acquisition of Josef Opavsky & Sohn GmbH, Vallendar. The transaction has closed in the meantime.

Graf von Westphalen has been nominated “Law Firm of the Year” by German legal journal JUVE and has also received a nomination in the category “Regulated Industries”.

Tacton Systems, a leading global supplier of Configure Price Quote (CPQ) and Design Automation solutions, announced the acquisition of Ventacor GmbH legally advised by GvW Graf von Westphalen.

GvW Graf von Westphalen has advised long-established German company PFAFF Industriesysteme und Maschinen GmbH on a complex cross-border transaction. Under a recently closed share purchase agreement, PFAFF Industriesysteme und Maschinen GmbH sold its shares in Pineo Industrial S.A.

The Chinese investor Changsha Truking Investment Ltd (TRUKING) has acquired a majority shareholding in the Romaco Group (Romaco) from Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG).