Robert Korndörfer

Associated Partner
Practice Group Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
Practice Group Energy


  • Corporate/M&A
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital


  • Legal studies at the University of Leipzig and at the University La Laguna (Spain)
  • Research assistant with an international law firm in Frankfurt am Main
  • Internship with an international law firm in Berlin
  • Experience in the legal department of Evonik Industries in Shanghai (China)
  • With Noerr since 2012
  • Admitted to the Berlin Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • J. C. Flowers & Co. on the acquisition of HSH Nordbank as lead counsel
  • Advised Pernod Ricard on the acquisition of a majority stake in Black Forest Destillers GmbH and on the agreement of a strategic partnership with the manufacturer of the well-known Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin, a valued worldwide premium brand (2016)
  • Advised Deutsche Telekom/T-Systems on midcap investments and disposals (sale of T-Systems DDM GmbH - 2015, acquisition retargeting service xplosion interactive from Otto Group - 2013, various e-commerce joint ventures - 2012/2013)
  • Advised American Industrial Partners on the acquisition of the fasteners business from Anixter (2015)
  • Advised Inflexion Private Equity on the acquisition of the global animal and crop health division of GfK (2015)
  • Advised Capita plc on the acquisition of the call center operator avocis from Equistone Partners Europe (2015)
  • Advised Elektrobit on the sale of its automotive division to Continental (2015)
  • Advised Verlagsgruppe Passau on the sale of its Czech publishing business to Penta (2015)
  • Advised CEMEX Group on the German part of a multinational share and asset swap with Holcim (sale of the Western Germany aggregate and readymix business, and acquisition of Holcim’s Czech business and material parts of Holcim’s Spanish business ) – 2014/2015
  • EDF Group: on-going advice on corporate development in Germany (acquisition of a gas power station from Alpiq Group; R&D-cooperation with Stadtwerke Leipzig; acquisition of participation in e-mobility startup Ubitricity, diverse subsequent financing rounds)

Selected Publications

  • Der energiesteuerliche Rechtsrahmen für das Energie-Contracting nach Inkrafttreten des Haushaltsbegleitgesetzes 2011, CuR