Alexander advises German and international clients on M&A transactions, co-investments, joint ventures and restructurings. He has considerable experience in working for private equity investors and their portfolio companies in acquisition, restructuring and exit transactions. The health care sector has also recently played a major part in his practice.

Alexander's capital market transactions and transactions for listed companies include: the EUR 5 bn public offering of Porsche Automobil Holding SE, its sale of the Porsche business to Volkswagen and the cross-border public takeover offer by Atlas Mara for ADC African Development Corporation AG.

Alexander has advised corporate clients like Emerson Electric Co. on the acquisition of SSB Windsystems and Lhoist on their acquisition of HeidelbergCement’s lime business.

Transactions involving private equity investors include: EQT's acquisition of Springer Science+Business Media Group from Cinven and Candover, and EQT’s later exit by way of a dual track process and sale to BC Capital and various transactions by Waterland Private Equity, including the acquisition of RHM Group, Median Group and the merger of both groups.


  • Admitted to bar 2004
  • University of Trier (Dr. iur.)
  • University of Westminster, London
  • Law firm in New York, 2006-2007


Co-author: Beck'sches M&A-Handbook, Meyer-Sparenberg/Jäckle, to be published 2016