Dr. Nikita Tkatchenko

Partner *


Nikita focuses on advising on cross-border corporate transactions, restructuring, corporate law and liability issues. Furthermore, he also advises on antitrust and merger control law.

Nikita has profound experience in advising a variety of industry sectors, with a focus on energy & infrastructure and technology companies.

Prior to joining Orrick in 2011, Nikita worked at the German law firm Hengeler Mueller.

  • Nikita recently advised clients inter alia on the following projects and transactions:

    • Vantage Towers in connection with the public takeover by GIP and KKR
    • Vantage Towers in connection with its extraordinary shareholders' meeting
    • STEAG on various transactions, including: Sale of a minority stake in STEAG Power Minerals to the investor HAWAR Group; establishment of a bidding consortium with Bejing Capital Group in an auction process for a portfolio of waste-fired power plants of the investor EQT; acquisition of a business unit of the GILDEMEISTER Group; acquisition of the Krantz business from Caverion; sale of STEAG Power Minerals to EP Power Europe; acquisition of EVN's 49% stake in the Walsum 10 power plant
    • Uberall on its Series C financing round
    • nobilia -Werke J. Stickling GmbH & Co. KG on its international expansion strategy
    • Findos Investor on various transactions, including: Sale of FFW Group; acquisition of Sanvartis Group; Acquisition of Careforce Marketing & Sales Service GmbH; sale of auto parts specialist Rameder to FSN Capital; acquisition of Dutch EuroSystems Group; Sale of FAIST ChemTec Group to private equity fund L-GAM Advisers LLP; acquisition of all shares of FAIST ChemTec Group from FAIST Invest and Hannover Finanz Group; structuring of Fund III
    • Jomoo Group on the takeover of the operating business and major assets of Poggenpohl Möbelwerke GmbH from the insolvency estate
    • Snam on the bidding process for the acquisition of Ferngas Group
    • Persico on the acquisition of two machine builders from the automotive industry
    • Schroder AIDA on the acquisition of a stake in the operator of the A8 between Munich and Augsburg from InfraVia Capital Partners and Egis Investment
    • creditshelf Aktiengesellschaft on the acquisition of Valendo GmbH from finleap
    • Westag & Getalit in connection with the public takeover by Broadview Industries
    • Snam on the bidding process for a stake in EUGAL Pipeline
    • Aaron Hotels and Hostels Holding on the sale of budget hotels to U.S. private equity investor TPG
    • Beijing AEONMED on the acquisition of Heyer Medical AG under an insolvency plan
    • Quip Group on the acquisition of parts of Zimmermann Personalservice from insolvency
    • Luxempart on its entry into the German machine builder RATTAY
    • HANNOVER Finanz and other shareholders on the sale of their stake in the LÜCK Group
    • BIP Investment Partners and Luxempart on the acquisition of ARWE Group
    • Founders and investors of the leading network provider LANCOM on the sale to the Rohde&Schwarz Group
    • HELLA on the sale of the Special Applications segment
    • IMPERIAL Logistics Group on the sale of the port and logistics service provider Neska
    • GEA AG on several transactions and bidding processes
    • Invision Private Equity on the acquisition of Pfeifer, a restructuring specialist
    • Kings Park Capital and a number of co-investors on the sale of IHS Group to Battery Ventures
    • Westfälische Drahtindustrie on the restructuring of its receivables and liabilities
    • Mistras Group Inc. on the acquisition of the GMA Group
    • Executor of the will on the sale of the 50% stake in the companies of the WAZ Media Group to Petra Grotkamp