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Sven Schweneke, Partner

Sven Schweneke




German, English

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate
  • Food and drink
  • Health and life sciences
  • Industrial engineering
  • Life sciences
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity

Practice notes

Sven Schweneke is a Partner in the Corporate / M&A practice group in our Munich office and heads the German Private Equity team.

Sven has more than 20 years of experience as an M&A lawyer, in particular in the area of cross-border acquisitions and sales of companies, the establishment and structuring of Joint Ventures as well as the restructuring of companies. Sven is in particular specialised in national and international private equity transactions (LBOs, MBOs and minority investments).

His clients include private equity investors and their portfolio companies as well as industrial companies.

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Sven worked for Weil, Gotshal & Manges in Frankfurt and for Dechert in Munich.

In 2021, Sven has been awarded a “Top Lawyer for M&A” by German business weekly Wirtschaftswoche. He is regularly recommended by Chambers Europe, Legal 500 Deutschland, Best Lawyers, Kanzleimonitor and Juve for M&A and Corporate work. According to Legal 500 2019, clients recommend Sven as being 'most pragmatic, very result oriented'.

Sven's recent experience includes advising:

  • ASC Investment S.à r.l. on the acquisition of Radium Lampenwerke von Ledvance
  • Singapore Power in connection with a series C financing round in The Mobility House
  • Maxburg Capital Partners on the acquisition of a construction company
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company on the acquisition of Ziegler Group
  • Shell on the acquisition of First Utility
  • Travelzoo in connection with a participation in WeekenGo
  • Turo Inc. in connection with a financing round and the acquisition of Croove from Daimler

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