Holger H. Ebersberger, LL.M. (University of Durham)

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer)
Practice Group: Private Equity

Holger Ebersberger is a partner at Noerr specialising in M&A and private equity transactions. He acts for strategic investors, private equity and venture capital funds and other financial investors. Holger advises private equity houses and financial sponsor clients on all forms of leveraged M&A and portfolio assistance at all stages of the investment cycle, including management incentive plans, corporate governance measures and restructurings. His M&A expertise covers matters such as auctions, dual-track processes, public takeovers, carve-out transactions and joint ventures.

Holger has particular expertise in the digital business,TMT, life sciences & healthcare and industrials & manufactoring sectors.


  • Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital


  • Studied law at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and the University of Durham
  • Lawyer in the corporate/capital markets department of a leading international law firm in Frankfurt am Main
  • Lawyer in the M&A/private equity department of a leading international law firm in Munich
  • Partner in the M&A/private equity department of a leading international law firm in Munich
  • At Noerr since 2018
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • Deutsche Börse AG: Advising on strategic partnership with Commerzbank and fintech 360X AG to develop new blockchain-based digital marketplaces and ecosystems for existing real asset classes such as art and real estate
  • NORD Holding: Advising on the acquisition of EWERK group, on the acquisition of HG Medical as well as on the sale of the WEMAS Group to Gimv and the sale of Rhodius to Equistone
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG: Advising on investment in Hausheld AG and on the acquisitions of Sjølund Group and BTV braun teleCom Group
  • Eli Global: Advising on sale of finanzen.de to Allianz X
  • KATHREIN SE: Advising on the sale of the company’s antenna business to Ericsson
  • H + H International: Advising on the acquisition of the German and Swiss silicate business from HeidelbergCement in a carve-out
  • EQT: Advising on the acquisition of Saxo Payments Banking Circle
  • Deutsche Private Equity: Advising on the acquisition of the Euro-Druckservice Group from Kartesia
  • CapVest: Advising on the acquisition of NextPharma from Sun European Partners


  • Recommended lawyer for corporate/M&A and private equity transactions: “Holger Ebersberger is fast, efficient and creative, and always ready to go the extra mile,” Legal 500 (2019)
  • Recommended as a leading lawyer for M&A, Best Lawyers (2019-2021)
  • Holger Ebersberger, who “processes complex issues in a structured and easily comprehensible manner” is recommended for corporate/M&A and private equity transactions, Legal 500 (2018)
  • Recommended lawyer for private equity transactions, JUVE Handbook (2018- 2021) & Legal 500 (2018-2021)

Selected Publications

  • Private Equity Review (2019 & 2020 edition): Investing, Germany (together with Volker Land and Robert Korndörfer)
  • Getting the Deal Through (2017 and 2018 editions): Private Equity (Transactions) Germany (together with Benedikt von Schorlemer)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Review (2016 and 2017 editions): European Private Equity (together with Benedikt von Schorlemer)