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Dr. Maximilian Findeisen, Partner

Dr. Maximilian Findeisen




German, English, French

Practice areas

  • Capital market law
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Real estate
  • Diversified industrials
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Executive employment issues
  • Global Compliance Crisis Management
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Real estate sector

Practice notes

Maximilian is co-head of our Dusseldorf office and partner in the Corporate / M&A product group.

He specialises in complex and innovative M&A transactions across different jurisdictions. His particular sector expertise comprises the manufacturing industry, energy & infrastructure and real estate. His clients include private and institutional investors, family offices and industrial companies.

Since 2006, he has advised on multiple share deals and asset deals, both buy-side and sell-side, and has extensive experience with the structuring of joint ventures and club deals. Next to his M&A expertise, he advises our clients on corporate finance matters as well as on questions of corporate governance and compliance.

Maximilian is recommended as a lawyer for mergers & acquisitions by 2018/2019 and Legal500. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and regularly publishes on current corporate law and M&A issues.

Maximilian is a member of the German Business and Corporate Law Association (VGR e.V.), the Association for Banking Law (Bankenrechtliche Vereinigung) and the IBA (International Bar Association).

He studied law at the Universities of Freiburg i.Br., Berlin (HU), Aberdeen, Rostock and Speyer. As part of his doctoral thesis, he completed a research project at New York University

Maximilian's recent experience includes:

  • Several entrepreneurs on the sale of their companies to private equity investors
  • Nuveen Real Estate on the sale of a shopping centre to ECE by way of a share deal
  • HBB on joint venture with private equity investor Henderson Park
  • Private equity investor BWK on the acquisition of a minority share in Kreyer Gruppe
  • Energy trading company on auction process for the acquisition of the LNG business of Linde group
  • Montanhydraulik GmbH on several M&A transactions in Italy, the Netherlands, USA and Canada
  • Specialty chemicals company on several M&A transactions

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