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The JUVE Handbook Business Law Firms 2019/2020 lists EGO HUMRICH WYEN in their national rankings for Corporate Law and for Private Equity Transactions (Mid Cap). The partners of EGO HUMRICH WYEN are highlighted as "experienced and competent". The Handbook further emphasizes the "professional profoundness" and the "broad range of advice" of our practice. The detailed assessments can be found here (corporate law) and here (private equity).

Novum provides innovative standard and customized software solutions for the international insurance industry, according to the quality standard “Made in Germany”. The solution portfolio comprises software platforms for individual applications, e.g. inventory systems, property and performance, fees, collection, fund and loan management. Novum employs more than 150 professionals throughout Europe at six locations in Nuremberg, Cologne, Salzburg, Vienna, Maribor and Zurich.

MERKUR BANK KGaA will take over substantial parts of the banking business of Bank Schilling & Co Aktiengesellschaft. A corresponding framework agreement was signed on August 13, 2019. The acquisition is to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019. Upon consummation of the acquisition, MERKUR BANK will become one of the largest owner-managed banks in Germany, with total assets of more than EUR 2 billion.

Every year, Best Lawyers researches a list of renowned lawyers in Germany exclusively for Handelsblatt, Germany’s leading business and finance daily. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation.

EGO HUMRICH WYEN is recognized for Litigation (Dr. Alexander Ego, Dr. Henrik Humrich, Dr. Jan-Henning Wyen) and Arbitration (Dr. Henrik Humrich) in the 11th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Germany 2020".

As of 1 February 2019 EGO HUMRICH WYEN has further strengthened its practice with Dr. Christian Stretz, LL.M. (NYU) joining as a salary partner. The 37-year-old attorney-at-law is admitted to practice in Germany and New York. He previously worked at Hengeler Mueller as a senior associate and was seconded to the Milan office of the Italian based law firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo.

The new volume of the handbook comprehensively explains the possibilities, requirements, procedure and legal consequences of company transformations. Henrik Humrich discusses the system of legal remedies, namely challenging shareholder resolutions, approval procedures (Freigabeverfahren) and statutory appraisal proceedings (Spruchverfahren) in mergers, demergers and change of legal form.