Noerr strengthens private equity practice in Frankfurt with Florian Sippel

Florian Sippel

Noerr is continuing to strengthen its Private Equity practice: Florian Sippel (36) has joined Noerr as an associated partner as of 1 January. He previously worked for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt.

Florian Sippel mainly specialises in advising national and international private equity investors, providing them with legal support for their investments and divestments.

“We are delighted to have gained such an excellent private equity lawyer as Florian Sippel for our expanding practice,” said Georg Schneider (Munich), who heads the Private Equity practice group together with Christian Pleister (Berlin/Frankfurt). “By focusing on shoring up the team in our Frankfurt office, we are continuing our strategic expansion in the field of private equity.”

Florian Sippel studied law at Bucerius Law School (Hamburg) and the University of Singapore and has worked as a lawyer in Frankfurt since 2014.

With a team of more than 50 legal and tax experts handling more than 200 projects each year, Noerr’s Private Equity practice group is one of Germany’s leading specialists in private equity and growth capital.

The practice group regularly advises both well-known private equity investors such as Apollo, Bregal Unternehmerkapital, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, DPE Deutsche Private Equity, EMERAM, KKR, KPS Capital, J.C. Flowers, Nordholding and Orlando Management as well as market-leading growth capital and tech companies, including names such as Adjust, Delivery Hero, Deposit Solutions and heycar.

Significant recent instructions include advising the US venture capital company KPS Capital Partners on the acquisition of the rolling business of Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro ASA (for a purchase price of €1.38 billion); Summit Partners on its investment in Cinerius Financial Partners AG; fintech Deposit Solutions on its merger with Raisin; SaaS company Adjust on its sale to listed US tech company AppLovin; US tech investor Dragoneer on a growth-stage funding round for Neobank N26; very recently EMERAM Capital on a partial sale of its holding in ]init[ AG; and funds advised by Orlando on the acquisition of an interest in the BOS Group.