Press Releases / Germany

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP has officially launched today, April 3. The Partnerships of both Bryan Cave LLP and Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP overwhelmingly approved the combination on Feb. 26. The new global, fully integrated law firm has 32 offices in 11 countries and a platform of 1,600 lawyers, placing it among the largest in […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Turlane in its recent series A financing round. Venture capital firms Holtzbrinck Ventures, Spark Capital and DN Capital invested a total of €7m in the Berlin based start-up. Tourlane is a young tech company which provides customers a platform for booking personalised individual trips and adventure trips […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (28 March, 2018) announced the appointment of new Partner Dr Bernd Geier to further enhance its financial regulation practice in Germany. Bernd will join BLP’s Frankfurt office on 1 April 2018. Bernd’s arrival increases BLP’s global expertise in capital markets, structured financing and securitization.. He joins BLP from […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have advised Northzone as the lead investor on FreightHub’s series A financing round. The Berlin start-up raised US$20m making it the largest series A financing round for a logistics start-up in Europe to date. FreightHub, a freight forwarding company, was launched 18 months ago by Ferry Heilemann, CEO, […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner advised Aurec leading a consortium of Israeli institutional investors on the acquisition of Eschborn Plaza in the Frankfurt area from two closed-ended funds managed by Commerz Real for €236m by way of an asset deal. The main tenant of the prime office complex is Ernst & Young, the company’s […]

BLP Germany has advised Hines as asset manager for an institutional investor on the acquisition of the Mira Shopping Centre in Munich. Built in 2008, the Mira Shopping Centre covers roughly 24,000sq m and hosts around 60 retail tenants, including Rewe, H&M, New Yorker, dm, C&A, Aldi, Deichmann, Hunkemöller, Douglas, Woolworth and Expert. Hines plans […]

International law firm BLP has advised Bank11 für Privatkunden und Handel GmbH (“Bank11”) on the securitisation of auto loans of Bank11, RevoCar 2017 UG (haftungsbeschränkt). The transaction totalling approximately €450m was arranged by UniCredit Bank AG. This is the fourth transaction of the RevoCar securitisation programme that BLP has advised Bank11 on. In the course […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (27 March 2017) announces the hire of Partner Till Buschmann. He will launch the Firm’s restructuring offering in Germany from its Frankfurt office, and joins on the 1 April 2017. Till will form BLP’s first dedicated restructuring capability in Germany and complement the existing legal expertise in […]

BLP Germany has advised Avignon Capital on the investment firm’s acquisition of hotels in Berlin and Frankfurt-am-Main for approximately €48.5m. The hotels – operated by the European hotel chain Meininger – were purchased from an Irish family office. Constructed in 2010 and 2011, both hotels are located near busy transport hubs. The hotel in Berlin, built next […]

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