Partner since 2008. Managing Partner of the Frankfurt office and co-head of the Firm’s Capital Markets Group. Advises on a wide range of international public and private capital markets and M&A transactions. IPOs/Listings – Global Fashion Group, Westwing, home24, Siemens Healthineers, DWS, Dermapharm, HelloFresh, Delivery Hero, innogy, Schaeffler, Covestro, Sixt Leasing, TLG Immobilien, Rocket Internet, Zalando, Braas Monier, Vonovia, Evonik; Rights offerings – Tele Columbus, Vonovia, Deutsche Wohnen, Commerzbank; Public M&A – TLG Immobilien-Aroundtown merger, SoftBank-Wirecard transaction, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure takeover of VTG, Linde-Praxair merger, Bayer takeover of Monsanto, Uniper in Fortum takeover, United Internet/Drillisch combination, Standard Industries takeover of Braas Monier, Diebold takeover of Wincor Nixdorf, Deutsche Wohnen in defense of Vonovia takeover offer, Oaktree’s sale of controlling interest in Deutsche Office, Vonovia takeover of Gagfah, Deutsche Wohnen takeover of GSW; Private M&A – Delivery Hero’s acquisition of Woowa Brothers, Axioma’s acquisition by Deutsche Börse, Bayer’s sale of Animal Health Business to Elanco, Delivery Hero’s sale of German business to Takeaway.com, BEOS sale to Swiss Life, IHO Holding acquisition of ATESTEO.
Harvard (LL.M., 2000); Universität München (Dr. jur., 2001).