Dr. Christoph Brenner



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. 

Christoph regularly acts for private equity sponsors, corporate and strategic buyers, owners and management teams.

He is frequently recommended by Legal500, JUVE and Best Lawyers Germany for M&A and Private Equity transactions and JUVE describes him as “very experienced, fast, solution-oriented”.

Christoph is Managing Partner of the German Orrick offices together with Oliver Duys.

  • Recent representative transactions include:

    • Portfolio company of HANNOVER Finanz on the sale of work platform manufacturer TEUPEN to Altec
    • Südwestdeutsche Medienholding on sale of German mindfulness platform 7Mind to Oakley Capital
    • Fortino Capital Partners and management on sale of Symbioworld GmbH to Celonis
    • Ifb SE on sale to EY
    • SüdBG on sale of its participation in German semiconductor specialist Fabmatics to SCIO Automation
    • Ardian Expansion on sale of imes-icore, manufacturer of machines for the production of dental prostheses, to EMZ Partners
    • TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY Groupe (a portfolio company of Ardian Private Equity) on acquisition of Eximia Engineering GmbH
    • VR Equitypartner on the acquisition of a majority share in Auto-Pflege-Zentrum
    • Deutsche Beteiligungs AG on the acquisition of a majority share in blikk radiology group
    • SüdBG advice on participation in Janoschka Group
    • EQT on the sale of E.I.S. Aircraft to QinetiQ
    • EQT on the acquisition of Utimaco
    • EQT on the acquisition of kfzteile24