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Sven Schweneke, Partner

Sven Schweneke




German, English

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Food and drink
  • 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 18 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 und minority investments).

His clients include both strategic investors and industrial companies as well as private equity funds and other financial investors, which he regularly advises and supports for example in auction procedures.

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

Sven 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:

  • Archer Daniels Midland Company on the acquisition of Ziegler Group
  • Maxburg Capital Partners on the acquisition of a construction company
  • 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
  • Horizon Global on the acquisition of Westfalia and Terwa Group from DPE Deutsche Private Equity
  • Advising Autoliv on the outsourcing of its electronics division to the listed company Venoneer Inc.

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