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Eversheds Sutherland welcomes new corporate partner hire to its Dusseldorf office

  • Germany

    01-10-2018

    Eversheds Sutherland has boosted its corporate capability with new lateral Partner hire Maximilian Findeisen. Maximilian, who arrives at the global legal practice’s Dusseldorf office on 1 October, joins from MKRG Mütze Korsch. Prior to that, he worked for Hogan Lovells and Hengeler Mueller.

    Maximilian specialises in corporate/M&A and company law including corporate compliance. His clients include national and international financial investors, industrial companies as well as family offices.

    Maximilian has been advising on highly complex and innovative transactions for over ten years, with a particular focus on asset deals and share deals, both on the purchasers’ as well as on the sellers’ sides, and joint ventures. Owing to his broad transactional experience, he has also gained significant industry expertise in the energy and real estate sectors. In addition to his M&A expertise, he has many years‘ experience advising on capital market transactions including initial public offerings, capital increases or private placements. Furthermore, he regularly advises on partnership and company law issues, questions regarding corporate governance as well as the development and implementation of compliance management systems.

    “We are delighted that we were able to recruit Maximilian Findeisen to join our corporate team in Dusseldorf”, says Alexander Niethammer who heads the Company Commercial practice group of Eversheds Sutherland in Germany. “With Maximilian on our team, we will continue our successful growth in the area of corporate/M&A and expand our expertise in important industry sectors.”

    Maximilian Findeisen explains:

    “Within a very short period, Eversheds Sutherland has significantly strengthened its market profile and has recently achieved an impressive growth. Specifically, the firm’s international position with offices across the globe as well as its renowned industry expertise form an excellent platform upon which I can further develop my business. I am excited to join the Dusseldorf office and to contribute to the firm's dynamic development in Germany.”

    Matthias Heisse, Managing Partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Germany, adds:

    “I am delighted to welcome our new team member who will enable our Dusseldorf office to further expand its full-service offering. We are thus also sending a clear signal with regard to our position in the German market, which is important for us and in which we intend to continue to invest.”

    The German corporate/M&A team consists of approximately 30 lawyers including nine partners, and advises on complex cross-border matters. Recent examples include advising the automotive supplier Autoliv on the spin-off of its electronics segment Veoneer, Blackstone on the € 540 million sale of a international student housing portfolio, and Shell on the acquisition of energy provider First Utility.

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