Mergers & Acquisitions

Our experienced M&A transactions team provides advice on complex M&A projects.

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JUVE Law Firm of the Year 2021
Transaction volume in the last 5 years
M&A experts

Putting excellence and experience to use in the interests of a project inspires trust and partnership – especially in challenging situations. We devise innovative solutions that are tailored to meet your needs as closely as possible. We are at home in the globalised, highly dynamic markets of the M&A business. Our advice combines our legal experience across the entire range of M&A projects with in-depth knowledge of the relevant business sectors. This also makes us your first choice when it comes to implementing projects at an international level.

Our services

  • Private M&A
  • Public M&A
  • Distressed M&A
  • Auction processes, dual/triple tracking
  • Group-level transformative M&A projects
  • Joint ventures
  • Carve-outs
  • IP Transactions

Selected projects

  • Bayer
    Advising on the sale of its global digital farming division as part of the crop science business to BASF for Monsanto’s merger clearance (value €1.7 billion)
    Advising Luxembourg-based BEFESA S.A., listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, on the acquisition of the US company American Zinc Recycling Corp. and a capital increase to finance the acquisition
  • Cellnex
    Advising on the bidding process for the acquisition of the Telxius radio mast portfolio (value €7.7 billion)
  • comdirect bank
    Advising the online bank on the sale of the European Bank for Financial Services GmbH (ebase) and during Commerzbank AG’s planned public takeover offer
  • Condor
    Advising on protective shield (pre-insolvency moratorium) proceedings and on the acquisition of a majority stake in the airline by Attestor
  • Daimler
    Advising on the investment in ride-hailing provider Taxify, which is particularly active in Central and Eastern Europe and Africa
  • Deutsche Finanzagentur
    Advising the agency representing the German government on the financial markets on a further stabilisation package for TUI AG through the federal Economic Stabilisation Fund (value €1.8 billion)
  • Deutsche Telekom
    Advising on the conclusion of a joint venture agreement with EWE AG to expand fibre-optic networks
  • Dragoneer Investment Group
    Advising the US tech investor on a growth stage funding round of German neobank N26 (value US$900 million)
    Advising on the purchase of Berlin residential and commercial properties from Vonovia and Deutsche Wohnen (value approximately €2.46 billion)
    Advising on the sale of the company’s mobile networks antenna business (around 4,000 employees worldwide) to the listed group Ericsson
  • Kaufland Group
    Advising on the purchase of numerous “Real” stores and on the acquisition of online marketplace
  • LVM Versicherung
    Advising the insurer on the sale of Augsburger Aktienbank’s equipment leasing business to PEAC (Germany) GmbH
  • Panasonic
    Advising on the carve-out and sale of the Vossloh-Schwabe Group in a bidding process to the financial investor Fidelium Partners
  • RIB Software
    Advising in the context of a takeover bid by Schneider Electric
  • Schwarz Gruppe/PreZero
    Advising on the acquisition of SUEZ’s waste management and recycling business in Germany, Poland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands (value €1.1 billion) as well as the acquisition of Ferrovial’s waste management division in Spain and Portugal (value €1.13 billion)
  • Tengelmann Group
    Advising the company group on restructuring its holdings in discounters KiK and TEDi with joint owner H.H. Unternehmensgruppe
  • Thomas Cook
    Advising the insolvency administrators on the sale of five business units, including the Thomas Cook hotel brand SENTIDO, Bucher Reisen & ÖGER TOURS GmbH as well as Thomas Cook’s travel agencies and e-commerce platform
  • Volkswagen Financial Services
    Advising on gaining Volkswagen AG as a new partner and investor for Mobility Trader Holding GmbH, the parent company of used car platform heycar
  • Wirecard
    Advising the insolvency administrator on the divestiture of the national and international business units

They were outstanding in the negotiation and in the fast, reliable completion of large work packages.

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