German Client Desk

Description

 

The German-Ukrainian cooperation continues to expand offering both sides many business opportunities. To succeed in a new market you need to navigate various cultural, legal and regulatory issues. Nobles German Desk helps clients from German-speaking jurisdictions to successfully operate in Ukraine, and provides legal guidance to Ukrainian clients in Germany. Our German Desk is headed by Partner Alexander Weigelt, a German native and a qualified lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and consists of the lawyers who speak German and have experience in working on complex transactions, including M&A, banking & finance, competition, real estate, arbitration and IP issues. We boast many large companies in German-speaking countries as our loyal clients for many years.

 

Our Services

  • Banking & Finance

  • Competition & Antitrust

  • Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Distribution & Franchising

  • Intellectual Property

  • Insolvency & Restructuring

  • Real Estate & Land Law

  • Tax

  • Agriculture & Food Production

  • Automotive & New Mobility

  • Energy & Renewables

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Fashion & Cosmetics

  • Manufacturing & Industrial

  • Outsourcing & IT-Outsourcing

  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Notable Experience

 

  • Local counsel to Deutsche Telekom AG in EUR 546 million takeover of GTS Central Europe Group

  • Advising Rocket Internet in a number of restructurings and corporate matters and on potential acquisition of a startup venture in e-commerce industry (value over 2 million USD)

  • Provided legal advice to a Munich RE reinsurance group on portfolio restructuration in Ukraine

  • Advised Claas, a world-renowned producer and supplier of agricultural machines with regard to a distribution agreement for use in Ukraine.

  • Advised BSH Hausgeräte, a Ukrainian subsidiary of a world-renowned German domestic appliances producer, on competition matters related to vertical agreements with Ukrainian distributors

  • Supported BSH Hausgeräte in the lease of about 1,500 sq. m. of office space in Ukraine

  • Assisted a German investor with holdings in a Ukrainian industrial company to defeat a “raider” attack (unfriendly takeover) mounted by a minority shareholder

  • Advising on corporate restructuring of German machinery producer subsidiary in Ukraine, including tax, currency control and customs issues for in-kind contributions (cars, equipment, etc) from the representative office to the subsidiary company's charter capital

  • Provided a legal advice to a German Dax 30 technology company on a merger with a Ukrainian company and on the establishment of a lease-based distribution concept

  • Advising Wendeln in structuring of sale of vertically integrated agricultural production complex in Cherson region on behalf of a German family office, which is present in Ukraine since 1995

  • Advised Otto Group on labor dispute and amicable settlement with top management

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Key Contact

Alexander Weigelt

 

Partner, Rechtsanwalt

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Nobles is a full-service corporate law firm that advises public and private companies, banks, financial institutions, private equity firms, funds, investment banks, government entities and private high-net individuals in multiple industrial sectors and practice areas of Ukrainian and international business law. The firm's main practice areas are antitrust & merger control, banking & finance, corporatedistribution and franchising, mergers & acquisitions, employment, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, litigation & dispute resolution, real estate & land lawtax.