Christoph Thiermann, LL.M. Eur., EMBA

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer)
Practice Group: Private Equity
Practice Group: Digital Business

Christoph Thiermann is a partner in Noerr's Private Equity practice group. Christoph regularly advises private equity funds as well as companies and management teams on the structuring and implementation of national and international M&A and private equity transactions. He also has extensive experience in corporate reorganisations, with a special focus on cross-border structures and general corporate issues.


  • Private equity
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Venture capital
  • Corporate


  • Studied law in Rostock, Lausanne (CH) and Frankfurt am Main (Dr. jur.; LL.M. Eur.) and tax science in Münster (EMBA)
  • Lawyer in the Private Equity / Mergers & Acquisitions department of a major German law firm in Munich
  • At Noerr since 2016
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers

Selected Projects

  • AEQUITA: Advising on various transactions, for example the acquisitions of Toyoda Gosei Meteor, Willi Elbe Group and IFA Group
  • Bregal: Advising various transactions, for example the acquisitions of RelineEurope and trendtours
  • Bridgepoint/Wiggle: Advising on the acquisition of Bike24
  • Emeram: Advising on various transactions, for example an investment and the disposal of a participation in ]init[ as well as the buy-and-build of Officium Group
  • KKR: Advising on the acquisition of Tele München, Universum Film, I&U and Wiedemann & Berg Film
  • Rigeto: Advising on various transactions, for example the sale of BHT-Group to Cantel Medical and of EuV Residential Lizenzholding to Engel & Völkers AG
  • Silverfleet Capital: Advising on the acquisition of 7days Group
  • SSVP: Assisting the funds advised by Orlando Management on various transactions for example the sale of Beinbauer-Group and the sale of Oetinger-Group
  • VIA Equity: Advising on various transactions, for example the disposal of SEMA Group and the acqusistion of Etiscan

Selected Publications

  • ESG-Compliance - Neue Herausforderungen für Private-Equity-Fonds, in Private Equity 2016, p. 32, aund Private Banking Magazin 2016
  • Beschränkungen von Leveraged Buy-Outs durch das Asset Stripping Verbot des § 292 KAGB?, in NZG 2016, p. 335
  • „Grenzüberschreitende Neugründung einer Gesellschaft“ – ein neues Rechtsinstitut in-nerhalb der Europäischen Union?, in EuZW 2012, p. 209
  • Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Auslandsgesellschaften & Co., in ZIP 2011, p. 988
  • Grenzüberschreitende Verschmelzungen deutscher Gesellschaften (Hamburg, 2010)


  • Recommended as leading expert for Private Equity Law, Best Lawyers in Germany (since 2020)
  • Ranked #1 in Germany by Mergermarket Profiler League Table 2019 - Individual Legal Advisors (by deal count)