Our latest news releases

Olswang advises Burger King France owner Groupe Bertrand on negotiations to acquire Quick, the Belgian hamburger chain ubiquitous in France

International law firm Olswang is advising Groupe Bertrand, the majority stakeholder in Burger King France, on its exclusive negotiations with Qualium Investissement, the majority stakeholder in hamburger restaurant chain Quick and a subsidiary of French state investment fund Caisse des Dépôts, which will see Groupe Bertrand acquire Quick’s 509 restaurants. 

28 September 2015

Olswang shortlisted for Women of the Future Awards

Olswang has been shortlisted for the Women of the Future (“WOF”) Awards, the movement recognising and nurturing young female talent in the UK, in the Corporate Award category. The Awards, now in its tenth year and supported by headline sponsor Aviva, are open to women aged 35 or under and celebrate rising talent across business, culture, media and more.  

25 September 2015

Tax alert: refund of CIT on dividends

Opportunities to claim for a refund of the French corporate income tax on dividends (and other distributions of profits) received by a French parent company from its EU subsidiaries. 

18 September 2015

Olswang advises Tristan Capital Partners on the acquisition of the "Cordeliers" shopping centre in Poitiers

Olswang has advised Curzon Capital Partners IV (CCP IV), a vintage core plus style fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, on the acquisition of the “Cordeliers” shopping centre in the heart of Poitiers, from a vehicle of Munich-based GLL Real Estate Partners. The 9,000 sq. m. shopping centre has national and international brands such as Zara, Mango, Fnac, Décimas and Nature & Découvertes as its anchor tenants.

16 September 2015

Olswang acts on the sale of Fleetway Travel to Synova and Tenzing

International TMT law firm Olswang has advised the shareholders of Fleetway Travel, a leading online provider of exclusive luxury travel deals, on the sale of the company to UK investors Synova Capital and Tenzing PE. The firm also advised the company’s existing senior management team on their ongoing investment alongside Synova and Tenzing.

31 July 2015

Olswang advises Australia’s Airport Retail Enterprises on its first UK concession

International law firm Olswang has advised Australia’s privately-owned food and beverage business Airport Retail Enterprises (ARE) on its first concession in the UK market: partnering with The Zetter Group and award-winning chef Bruno Loubet to adapt one of London’s hottest vegetable-led dining concepts to launch Grain Store Café & Bar at Gatwick Airport.

22 July 2015

Olswang Update: New Act on Electronic Devices adopted by German Parliament

Olswang Update: New Act on Electronic Devices adopted by German Parliament

In July 2015, German Parliament adopted a new Act on Electronic Devices which will enter into force in the course of July 2015. It will then replace the existing Act on Electronic Devices and introduce new obligations for manufacturers and distributors of electronic goods, including foreign (i.e. non-German) online merchants that are selling electronic goods to customers in Germany via the Internet. 

17 July 2015

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