Florian Sippel

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Associated Partner

Private Equity

Florian Sippel

Florian Sippel is Associated Partner in Noerr’s Private Equity practice group and focuses on advising German and international financial sponsors on M&A transactions and public takeovers. He supports his clients throughout the entire investment cycle, from acquisition through the portfolio phase to exit. The focus of his advisory work is on transactions in the areas of technology, software and e-commerce.


  • KKR Credit on the acquisition of Wittur
  • IBM on the acquisition of StreamSets and webMethods from Software AG
  • Bowmark Capital on the acquisition of Solvians
  • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the sale of BTV Multimedia
  • Exact Group on the acquisition of weclapp SE
  • Deutsche Börse on strategic partnership with Forge Global
  • NORD Holding on the acquisition of heizkurier and ConUti
  • CVC Capital Partners on the refinancing of Douglas*
  • Permira on the sale of a majority stake in P&I Personal & Informatik as well as the investments in Lowell and Adevinta*
  • Hellman & Friedman on the acquisition of AutoScout24*
  • Blackstone and Hellman & Friedman on the attempted public takeover of Scout24*
  • One Equity Partners on the acquisition and combination of DURAN, Wheaton and Kimble Chase as well as the investments in Lutech and Walterscheid*
  • TE Connectivity on the public takeover of First Sensor*
  • Busch Group on the public takeover of Pfeiffer Vacuum*
  • Midea on the public takeover of KUKA*
  • *: Advice during affiliation with former law firm


  • Expert Guides "Rising Star": Corporate/M&A/Private Equity (since 2020)
  • Recommended as a leading lawyer for M&A: Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt (since 2022)


Legal studies at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg and the National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lawyer with a focus on Private Equity and Public M&A at a leading international law firm in Frankfurt am Main, Munich and London
At Noerr since 2022
Admitted to the Frankfurt am Main Chamber of Lawyers


  • Die Anerkennungsfähigkeit von US-amerikanischen punitive damages awards vor dem Hintergrund der Wirkung des Verhältnismäßigkeitsprinzips im Schadensrecht, Dissertation, 2020