Andreas specialises in M&A, private equity and corporate law. He advises a wide spectrum of clients, including domestic and international private and public companies, private equity and venture capital funds as well as other financial investors.

Andreas' M&A expertise spans a broad range of deal types including: private auctions, dual track-proceedings, public takeovers, carve-out transactions and joint ventures. He has advised clients on M&A matters in numerous industries, in particular automotive, digital economy, energy, machinery and plant construction, financial institutions, infrastructure and real estate.

Recent highlights of his M&A work include advising Takeaway.com on its acquisition of Delivery Hero's German food delivery operations (2018/2019), Tata on its Joint Venture of  the flat steel business with thyssenkrupp (2018/2019), Rothschild/Five Arrows Principal Investments on the sale of Prospitalia (2018), Advent International and Bain Capital Private Equity on their acquisition of Ratepay (2017), Lone Star on its acquisition of Xella (2016/2017), Konecranes on the sale of its STAHL CraneSystems business (2016/2017), SGL on the sale of its graphite electrodes business (2016/2017), Cinven on the sale of the SLV group (2016) and on the exit from Jost Group (2017/2018) as well as China Investment Corporation (CIC) on its acquisition of the Tank & Rast group as a member of a consortium (2015).

He is further active in all fields of corporate law, with a particular emphasis on corporate reorganizations, corporate governance matters, directors' liability and general shareholder matters. Notable work includes representing the LBBW Immobilien group, BorgWarner and BNY Mellon on large corporate reorganizations.

Andreas is a member of the firm's desks for Spain, Latin America and the US.

He frequently publishes articles on M&A and corporate law.

Career

  • Admitted to bar 2009
  • Johannes-Gutenberg-University of Mainz (Dr. iur.)
  • Universidad de Valencia
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge (LL.M.)

Publications

  • Co-author: Hopt (editor), Vertrags- und Formularhandbuch zum Handels-, Gesellschafts-, und Bankrecht, 4th ed. 2013
  • Co-author: Lutter/Bayer/Vetter (editors), Umwandlungsgesetz, 5th ed. 2014
  • Co-author: Lieder/Wilk/Ghassemi-Tabar (editors), Münchener Handbuch des Gesellschaftsrechts, volume 8, Umwandlungsrecht, 5th ed. 2018

A complete list of publications can be downloaded here.

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