Maurice Séché

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions
Capital Markets
Energy & Infrastructure

Maurice Séché

Maurice Séché advises national and international groups and financial investors on both domestic and cross border transactions. M&A transactions, complex corporate restructurings and spin-offs are central to his work, in particular with a digital or a W&I insurance context. A particular focus is on transactions in the digital/tech sector, where he has advised on some of the most prominent transactions of recent times.


  • Schwarz Group as lead investor in the acquisition of a stake in the leading European AI company Aleph Alpha, including the creation of a foundation-supported open source structure
  • Schwarz Group on the sale of its stake in the G2K Group to the US company ServiceNow (largest cash sale of a German start-up)
  • Schwarz Group on the acquisition of Erfurter Teigwaren GmbH (2022)
  • Founders of adelphi group on the sale of a majority stake to Deutsche Private Equity (2022)
  • Schwarz Group on the acquisition of Israeli cyber security group XM Cyber Ltd. (2021)
  • Schwarz Group on the acquisition of Ferrovial’s waste management division in Spain and Portugal (2020)
  • Schwarz Group (PreZero) on the acquisition of Suez's waste disposal business in Germany, Poland, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Sweden (2020)
  • Kaufland on the acquisition of internet marketplace from SCP (2020)
  • Retailer Kaufland on the acquisition of 88 supermarket sites from X+Bricks AG (2020)
  • comdirect Bank AG on the squeeze-out of minority shareholders and the merger with Commerzbank AG (2019/2020)
  • Schwarz Group on the acquisition of waste management group Tönsmeier (2018)
  • Steinhoff/LiVest on the sale of the LiVest participation in the retailer POCO to the Austrian XXXLutz-retailer group (2018)
  • Bayer AG on the sale of its digital farming business to BASF SE (2018)
  • Intelligent Apps (member of Daimler Group) on the acquisition of Taxibeat, the Greek market leader in app-based taxi booking (2017)
  • CN’Air SAS (member of Compagnie du Rhône S.A. group) on the acquisition of a wind farm project in northwestern Germany and establishing a holding and joint venture structure (2016)


studied medicine and law at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)
Experience abroad: Singapore and London
Experience as lawyer at international law firms
At Noerr since 2014
Admitted to the Düsseldorf Chamber of Lawyers


  • Zur gerichtlichen Ergänzung des Aufsichtsrats einer mitbestimmten AG bei konkurrierenden Anträgen (EWiR 2017)
  • Upstream-Sicherheiten und Kapitalerhaltung – Neues vom BGH (BB 2017)