Benedikt Vogt, LLB

Rechtsanwalt (Lawyer), Associated Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Compliance & Investigations
Environmental Social and Governance

Benedikt Vogt

Benedikt Vogt advises companies and their bodies as well as private equity investors in M&A transactions and corporate law matters. His experience include private and public M&A transactions, joint ventures, co-investments, corporate restructurings and carve-outs. Benedikt Vogt also regularly advises on general corporate and capital market aspects as well as on special situations including shareholder activism.

Projects

  • CPPIB on co-investment in the public takeover offer for Axel Springer by KKR as well as in connection with the delisting offer 
  • German Economic Support Fund (Wirtschaftsstabilisierungsfonds – WSF) on additional financing package for TUI Group
  • Hyundai Motor Company in a public tender offer and private acquisition of a majority stake (jointly with Santander) in Sixt Leasing from Sixt SE
  • Hellman & Friedman/Blackstone Group on the public tender offer for Scout24
  • ZF Friedrichshafen in the takeover of WABCO 
  • Henkel on various transactions
  • Hyundai and KIA on the investment into IONITY, a joint venture established by several OEMs to set-up and operate a pan-European High-Power-Charging network for electric vehicles 
  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy on the sale of Adam Opel
  • Daimler and Daimler Financial Services in arbitration proceedings against the German Federal Government regarding the Toll Collect project and negotiations for its settlement 

Career

  • Studied law at the Bucerius Law School Hamburg and abroad at the National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Doctorate studies at the Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
  • Associate at Latham & Watkins, Duesseldorf
  • At Noerr since 2020
  • Admitted to the Duesseldorf Chamber of Lawyers

Memberships

  • German Lawyers' Association (DAV)
  • Corporate Lawyers Association (VGR)
  • German-American Lawyers' Association

Publications

  • Zwischen Bullen und Bären – Der Einfluss der COVID-19 Krise auf Unternehmensstrategien und Investorenerwartung. 09.07.2020, Handelsblatt Blog.
  • Verbesserte Transparenz und Non-Profit Governance Kodex für NPOs, NZG 2014, 12.
  • Publizität im Stiftungsrecht, doctoral thesis, 2013.