Seitz advises SIGNA Sports United on de-SPAC transaction
Online sports retailer SIGNA Sports United will merge with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation in a so-called de-SPAC.
Seitz receives Handelsblatt quality seal "Beste Steuerberater und Wirtschaftsprüfer 2021" (Best Tax Advisors and Certified Public Accountants 2021)
Seitz has once again been recognized by the Handelsblatt as one of the best tax consultants 2021. In addition, the firm received an award as a leading tax consultant in the categories "International Tax Law" and "Business Succession".
On course for growth with scientific reinforcement: Seitz brings Martin Henssler on board
The renowned Prof. Dr. Martin Henssler will join the Seitz team as of counsel on 1 April 2021. At the same time, the firm continues to grow with eight new hires at counsel and associate level in the first quarter of 2021 alone.
The Legal 500 awards Seitz as top law firm
Seitz has once again been named top law firm in labor law - many thanks to The Legal 500 (Legalease). Name partner Stefan Seitz has also once again been awarded the title of "Leading Name" in employment law. In addition, Maximilian Schmidt received a special award, being named "Rising Star" of the year in labor law.
Partner appointments for Sabine Schwarz, Christian Achtmann and Werner Wolf
SEITZ is adding the attorneys Sabine Schwarz and Christian Achtmann, who specialize in labor law, and the tax expert Werner Wolf to the partnership. The appointments will take effect on January 1, 2021. Prof. Dr. Thomas Kania, founding partner at SEITZ, is convinced: "With the partner appointments, the firm once again demonstrates its solid, sustainable growth in all areas. We look forward to starting a challenging, exciting 2021 with the new partners."
ACCENTRO Real Estate AG doubles its residential units through two transactions in East Germany to 5,005 residential units with Seitz
ACCENTRO Real Estate AG is the market leader in residential property privatization in Germany. In addition to its home market of Berlin, the company focuses on promising regions such as Hamburg, Rhine-Ruhr and Leipzig.
Seitz advises AXA Group on its new investment in the start-up and European market leader TIER Mobility
In the course of the series C financing round totaling over US$ 250 million led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, the AXA Group has again invested in the Berlin-based start-up TIER Mobility, which was only founded in 2018 and is Europe's leading provider of micro mobility.
Seitz advises Lufthansa on job cuts and group restructuring
Due to Corona, Lufthansa is further downsizing its operations in the winter. Over the weekend, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr announced to his employees renewed cost-cutting measures and the shutdown of 125 aircraft. Up to 29,000 jobs could be affected worldwide, and negotiations with the staff representatives of flight attendants, pilots and ground staff are underway.
Seitz - Law Firm of the Year for Labour Law 2020/2021
At this year's JUVE Awards, Seitz received the award for Law Firm of the Year for Labour Law 2020/2021.
Business magazine WirtschaftsWoche nominates Seitz again in 2020 among the top law firms for M&A in Germany
The current law firm ranking of WirtschaftsWoche lists Seitz among the top law firms for legal advice in M&A transactions in Germany.