Natalie Daghles

Rechtsanwältin (Lawyer), Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Life Sciences

Natalie Daghles

Natalie Daghles advises companies and financial investors on M&A transactions (including public takeovers), especially those with a cross-border dimension. Natalie is co-head of our M&A practice group. Over the last few years, she has assisted in a large number of transactions in the financial services and life sciences/healthcare sectors. Sie has advised clients such as Amneal, Cerner, Continental, E.ON, Ferrari, Henkel, Hyundai Motor Company, KPS, Miele, Playtika, Summit Partners, Tengelmann and UniCredit on major transactions.


  • Cerner Corporation on its acquisition of the IT healthcare business from Siemens and the divestiture of a part to CompuGroup 
  • Hyundai Motor Company in a public tender offer and private acquisition of a majority stake (jointly with Santander) in Sixt Leasing from Sixt SE 
  • Ferrari on the sale of a majority stake in Ferrari Financial Services GmbH to FCA Bank and the resulting joint venture 
  • Hellman & Friedman/Blackstone Group on the public tender offer for Scout24
  • Summit Partners on various acquisitions and add-on acquisitions (buy-and-build)
  • Henkel on various transactions 
  • E.ON on various transactions including a cross-border asset swap transaction with Statkraft and on the divestiture of its Hungarian gas storage and trading activities
  • IPIC, an Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund, on the acquisition of Ferrostaal, and subsequent compliance investigations 
  • ICG on its sale of assets from insolvent DLW Flooring by Gerflor, an ICG portfolio company 
  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy on the sale of Adam Opel 
  • UniCredit on the divestiture of its stake in investment management firm SwanCap


  • Ranked as leading partner for M&A in Germany (up to 50 years), JUVE 2024
  • The Best Lawyers in Germany, 2024: Ranked for Corporate Law and M&A Law
  • Chambers Recognition Corporate/M&A: High-end Capabilities 2023, 2024
  • Legal500: Listed for M&A and Private Equity in 2023
  • JUVE Handbook 2022: “One of the strongest younger M&A partners in the market”; “very good and practical solutions”
  • Ranked in Wirtschaftswoche, Top M&A lawyer, 2020


Studied law at Westfaelische-Wilhelms University Muenster
Doctorate studies at Humboldt-University Berlin
Associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP
Admitted to the Chamber of Lawyers Düsseldorf
At Noerr since 2020


  • Initiative Women into Leadership e.V., Member of the Management Board
  • German Corporate Law Association (VGR)


  • Cybersecurity-Compliance: Board executives’ obligations and liability risks in times of increasing digitization, DER BETRIEB Nr. 38, 21.09.2018 
  • Sustainability as new quality characteristic, Börsen-Zeitung, 13.06.2020