Dr. Armin Bartsch

Associated Partner
Practice Group: Private Equity
Practice Group: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions


  • Venture Capital / Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate
  • Reorganisation


  • Legal studies at the University of Regensburg and at the Moscow State University Lomonosov (Russia)
  • Research assistant at the chair for European Law with Prof. Dr. Rainer Arnold at the University of Regensburg
  • Research assistant with Noerr’s Munich office from 2009 until 2013
  • Doctorate thesis on Russian Energy and Investment law
  • Rechtsanwalt with Noerr since 2013
  • 2014 Secondment with Noerr’s London office
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Comprehensive advice of Lendico Group, which specialises in business lending, on the takeover by ING-DiBA, the first major takeover of a fintech company by a bank in Germany (2018).
  • Comprehensive advice of ISS Facility Services Holding GmbH in connection with a complex Asset Deal regarding the takeover of Assets and 3,000 employees from STRABAG (2018)
  • Hearst Corporation: Ongoing corporate advice including restructuring of a German subsidiary, establishment of a German branch and acquisition of a 50% share from Rodale Inc. in a JV with Motorpresse Stuttgart (2015 through 2018)
  • GHT Mobility GmbH (CleverShuttle) on set-ting up the joint venture CleverShuttle Leipzig with Madsack media group (2017)
  • Comprehensive advice of the founders and shareholders on the sale of etventure Group to Ernst & Young Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft in a highly complex regulatory environment, involving an intricate carve-out of 36 group compa-nies and more than 50 intra-group loans (2017)
  • Anschutz Entertainment Group in setting up a strategic partnership in the form of a joint venture with Amaury Sport Organisation in the German cycling market (2017)
  • Africa Internet Group: €300 million investment by Axa, Goldman Sachs, MTN, Orange and Rocket Internet (2016)
  • ISS Deutschland on the takeover of former E.ON-subsidiary EVANTEC (Facility Management for energy and nuclear companies) from the Luxembourg private equity fonds palero invest (2016)
  • Gegenbauer on the takeover of the European facility manager RGM Holding from Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH (2016)
  • Rocket Internet on agreeing a strategic partnerhship in the form of a joint venture, (Asia Internet Holding) with the listed Asian telecommunictions provider Ooredoo Q.S.C. (2014)

Selected Publications

  • Restrictions of foreign investment in the Russian Federation in the field of utilization of oil and gas deposits on subsoil plots of federal significance, LIT Verlag 2015 (dissertation)