Transactions

  • Purchase of the assets of various specialty chemical companies based in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Missouri, Indiana, North Carolina and Texas. Sometimes only intangible assets are purchased. Other times all assets including real estate are purchased. Sometimes only assets connected to certain products or divisions are acquired. 
  • Purchase of minority stock position in a publicly held nanotechnology company and related joint development agreement.
  • Three drug joint development agreements between a German drug company and various US and UK development and marketing partners.
  • Late round investment in US travel software company by similar German company. Purchase of assets by the same German company of a US programming company with programmers in Austin, Texas and Bulgaria.
  • Purchase of stock of three affiliated architectural steel manufacturing companies by Berlin-based company.
  • Purchase of stock of Kansas based plastics equipment company by Bonn, Germany based plastics company.
  • Purchase of the assets of a Michigan-based distributor of precision measurement company by a German, family-owned manufacturer.
  • Purchase of the assets of the oldest US manufacturing company by a German conglomerate.
  • Purchase of a majority of the assets of a New York, publicly held pharmaceutical company by a German privately held manufacturer in the same field. This was an auction proceeding.
  • Purchase of the assets the jewelry division of a major US conglomerate by a family-owned Austrian company in the same field. 
  • Purchase of the stock of a Hollywood based optics company by a German lens maker. Licensing of a trademark by the same company to an American camera maker. Negotiation of a major supply contract with a Hollywood film producer.
  • Negotiation of a joint venture between a Munich-based plastics additive company with an Ohio raw material supplier. Subsequent buy-out of the US joint venture partner.
  • Sale of majority stock ownership of a Latvian software company to a California-based international software security company.
  • Purchase of stock of a Chicago based dry ingredient food processor by another Chicago-based processor.
  • Sale of a Hannover, Germany based health care administrator to a Boston based health care administrator.
  • General commercial advice to a Frankfurt-based water conservation start up regarding its US operations.
  • Start up assistance to a Bavarian manufacturer of solar energy equipment.
  • Start up assistance to a retrofitter of a German cash registers for resale in the US.
  • Negotiation of licensing agreements and amendments between a Cologne drug company and a US drug developer.  Mediation support for subsequent claims for unpaid royalties.
  • Sale of the stock of several German-owned US companies to their management.
  • General commercial advice to a major German publishing company.
  • Creation of a joint venture between a Hanover, Germany based manufacturer of rubber-belt conveyors with its US distributor.
  • Closure of several US subsidiaries of German companies while avoiding bankruptcy.
  • Representation of German airport in the bankruptcy of a major US carrier.
  • Advice to German statue foundry regarding US and local regulations applicable to installation of 100’ tall statue in Florida.
  • Sale of a German-owned US furniture manufacturer to its US management.
  • Reorganization of US subsidiaries of Berlin-based consumer product producer and creation of franchise model for its US shops.