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Thought Leader Perspectives: Continuous Innovation

May 30, 2015

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Are there new rules for how to approach corporate strategy? In an interesting and at times provocative piece, Helen Rosen of Global Access and Sigvard Bore of Pactera Technology, a consulting subsidiary of The Blackstone Group, make the case in “Think AND Do…The Need for Continuous Strategy”, which can be downloaded here: Continuous Strategy. The authors note that the […]

Developments: Ocean Holding Acquires Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank

September 1, 2014

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Ocean Holding acquires Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank Completing one of the largest bank acquisitions in Germany in years by total assets at approximately €12 billion, Lone Star has sold its controlling interest in Düsseldorfer Hypothkenbank to Ocean Holding, an Attestor fund. After acquiring the bank in 2010, Lone Star injected €500 million to strengthen its core capital position. The […]

Michael Macaluso Joins Cappello as a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking Asia

April 5, 2014

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Cappello to Extend Asia Reach, Hires Michael Macaluso Los Angeles and New York – March 31, 2014. Michael Macaluso joined Cappello Group, Inc. as a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking for Cappello Asia. Mr. Macaluso’s focus is on capital markets in Asia in relationship to the United States, Europe and other parts of the […]

Feuerwehrfahrzeughersteller Ziegler von CIMC Erworben

November 15, 2013

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China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd. (“CIMC”), a Chinese commercial vehicles and logistics company, advised by DLA Piper, has acquired the well-known Swabian fire engine manufacturer Ziegler. German and English versions follow. News 11 Nov 2013 DLA Piper berät CIMC beim Erwerb des Feuerwehrfahrzeugherstellers Ziegler Pressemitteilungen DLA Piper hat China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd (“CIMC”), einen chinesischen Nutzfahrzeug- und Logistikkonzern, beim […]

Social Impact Investing

July 12, 2013

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We have been working with one of our clients on the design and implementation of a “social impact fund” to make investments in companies and entrepreneurs in developing countries. This week Private Equity International in its Friday Letter talked about the development of  social investing.  Below is an excerpt from their commentary: “This week, the Impact […]

Thomson Reuters Interview with Michael Macaluso

July 11, 2013

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Interview originally published here by Thomson Reuters Business Law Currents on October 4, 2011 An interview with Michael Macaluso DLA Piper’s Michael Macaluso has seen success as the rare lawyer able to bridge the gap between the U.S. and Europe. With markets in flux and regulations fluid, capital flows to and from private equity and venture […]

Around the World

June 9, 2013

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While visiting the DLA Piper offices in Hong Kong’s Landmark Center to meet with potential IPO sponsors for one of a client’s portfolio companies, I realized that I’ll have circumnavigated the globe on this one business trip.  How is that?  Well, later in the month I’ll attend my firm’s global partners meeting in Barcelona.  To get […]