Reply GmbH & Co. KG acquires Leadvise with support by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised its long-standing client Reply also on its recent acquisition in Germany. Reply acquired 100 percent of the shares of Leadvise GmbH supported by the team led by Hamburg-based partner Dr. Lothar Ende.
Reply specializes in developing and introducing solutions on the basis of new communication channels and digital media. With its network of highly specialized enterprises, Reply supports European industry leaders on business models based on the new paradigms such as Big Data, Cloud Computing, digital media, and the Internet of Things. In 2014, Reply generated revenue of EUR 632 million with a staff of 4,689.
Leadvise will operate on the market as "LEADVISE Reply“ in the future. In the Reply group, Leadvise is responsible for management advice and strategy consulting in regulated industries such as financial services, telecommunications, and Life Sciences/Chemical-Pharmaceutical.
Counsel to Reply GmbH & Co. KG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Lothar Ende (Lead, M&A)
Dr. Kai Erhardt (Corporate)
Dr. Sebastian Jungemeyer (IT, Commercial)
Dr. Søren Pietzcker (IP)
Fabian G. Gaffron (Tax)