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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP: Willkie advises Castik Capital on its acquisition of the Transport Services unit of Wolters Kluwer

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03.07.2017 / 18:01
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Castik Capital has completed its acquisition of the transport services unit of Wolters Kluwer (hereafter called Transport Services).

Transport Services is a leading player in transportation management software and freight exchange solutions headquartered in Brussels. Transport Services provides its customers with "on demand" transport management software and services equally catering for all transport and logistics professionals. Through the scope of their services it is one of the few providers able to address the needs of carriers to freight forwarders, or from logistics providers to shippers.

Its +100,000 user community is electronically connected every day to successfully manage critical transport processes. All solutions allow its customers and their partners to interact electronically.

Earlier in May, Castik Capital completed the acquisition of inet logistics, a rapidly growing software-as-a-service provider of transportation management systems for complex, global transportation networks. Together inet logistics, Transwide, Teleroute and 123cargo/Bursa will form a global logistics software group.

Transaction Advisors
The Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP team was led by Dr. Axel Wahl (Corporate, Frankfurt) and included partners Dr. Bettina Bokeloh (Tax, Frankfurt), Susanne Zuehlke (Antitrust), Xavier Dieux, Didier Willermain (both Corporate, all Brussels) and Christopher Peters (Tax, New York) as well as the associates Andreas Knödler, Johannes Eckhardt, Karsten Silbernagel and Dr. Stefan Bührle (all Corporate), Carolin Götz (Tax, all Frankfurt), Pilipp Heuser (Antitrust), Zoè Janssen and Diego Lambrecht (both Corporate, all Brussels), Virginie Sayag (Corporate) and Alexis Bessis (Litigation, both Paris), Federica Pecorini (Corporate, Milan) and Erin Kinney (Corporate, New York).

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an international law firm, comprising more than 650 attorneys with offices in New York, Washington, Houston, Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Frankfurt and Brussels. The headquarters are in New York, 787 Seventh Avenue, Tel.: 001 212 728 8000.

The KNPZ Rechtsanwälte team included the partner Dr. Kai-Uwe Plath and the associate Dr. Jan-Michael Grages (both IP/IT, all Hamburg).

The Loyens & Loeff team included the associates Roel Fluit (Corporate), Louis Lutz and Ingrid Hijdra (both Tax, all Amsterdam).

The Kinstellar team included the associates Oana Costache and Oana Radulescu (both Corporate, Bucharest).

The PÉREZ-LLORCA team included the associates Carmina Rodríguez de la Rúa (Corporate) and Gonzalo Sánchez-Quiñones (Commercial, both Madrid).
Frankfurt am Main, July 3, 2017  

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