Christoph has broad and longstanding experience and focus on private equity transactions (leveraged buy-outs, management buy-outs as well as minority participations and expansion or growth financings) and M&A transactions, often with cross-border aspects. He regularly acts for private equity sponsors, corporate and strategic buyers, owners and management teams.

Christoph graduated from the University of Munich where he also earned his Ph.D. (Dr. jur.) in 2000. Furthermore, he earned a law degree (maîtrise en droit) from Paris University (Paris II, Panthéon-Assas). In 2002/2003 Christoph worked as foreign attorney in London.

Prior to joining Orrick in Munich, Christoph was partner at another international law firm renowned for its international private equity practice.

Christoph is regularly recommended by Legal500, JUVE and Best Lawyers Germany for M&A and Private Equity transactions.

  • Recent representative transactions include:  

    • A foreign investor/ advice on the financing of an innovative company in the automotive sector
    • EQT / advice on the acquisition of Utimaco Group
    • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG / advice on the acquisition of Polytech Health & Aesthetics GmbH
    • Teknor Apex, USA/ Advice on the acquisition of Plastic-Technologie-Service-Group
    • EQT / Advice on the acquisition of kfzteile24 Group
    • VR Equitypartner/ Advice on the acquisition of LEUNA-Tenside GmbH
    • Bayern LB Private Equity/ Advice on the sale of the participation in Westfalia Group
    • EQT / Advice on the acquisition of E.I.S. Aircraft Group
    • The management of the ALSTOM heat exchange business unit/ Advice on the management participation when selling the business to Triton
    • VR Equitypartner/ Advice on the sale of Clean Car AG
    • EQT Partners / Advice on the sale of Sausalitos Group Ergon Capital
    • Ardian Private Equity / Advice on the sale of Competence Call Center Group

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