Lean Startup Event

Sponsored Event | October.24.2019 | 6:30pm - 11:00pm (Central European Summer Time)

Mindspace
Orrick and M.M.Warburg & CO invite you to an event on Lean Startups on 24. October. Speaker Prof. Dr. Sebastian Becker from HEC Paris gives an overview of various Lean Startup practices and how they change the interaction of different actors (founders, customers, investors, etc.) and how these ideas can also be applied in established industrial companies.

CLE Credits Available: N

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Practice:

  • Finance Sector
  • Banking & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring

Christine Kaniak, LL.M. (Waikato) Partner Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions

Munich

Christine is dedicated to help her clients in achieving the financings that best meet their business needs and provide flexibility for future developments. Christine provides her clients with comprehensive legal advice combined with a deep understanding of the economics of the deal and actual needs. Clients benefit from her long-standing transaction experience and deep market insights.

Christine’s work is focused on Banking and Finance. She advises on complex national and international financings in private equity transactions and in particular on acquisition financings and re-financings. Christine has also advised on a considerable number of financial restructurings.

Her clients mainly include large private equity firms as well as their portfolio companies from various industries.

Christine is being recognized for her banking & finance work by national and international publications such as leading German business daily Handelsblatt or IFLR1000.

Christine studied law in Heidelberg, Passau and Mannheim and obtained her Master‘s Degree (LL.M.) at the University of Waikato/New Zealand.

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Funds
  • International Tax

Dr. Jörg Ritter Partner Technology Companies Group, Mergers & Acquisitions

Munich

Jörg Ritter, a partner in the Munich office, is a member of the Corporate Group. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investments, corporate litigation, German and international tax law and bankruptcy law.

Jörg represents clients in all types of corporate transactions and litigation, including international venture capital and private equity funds as well as a variety of family offices.

Prior to joining Orrick, Jörg was a partner in the Munich office of an international U.S.-headquartered law firm.
 

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology Companies Group
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate

Dr. Thomas Schmid Partner Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology Companies Group

Munich

Thomas Schmid, partner in the Munich Office and head of Orrick's German M&A and private equity team, advises on M&A, private equity and venture capital investments.

Thomas represents clients in national and cross-border transactions, in particular local and international corporates, private equity/venture funds and high growth companies.

He has advised transactions in all sectors but has developed particular expertise in the tech and lifescience/healthcare area.

His practice also covers also capital markets, restructuring and general corporate/commercial matters.

Thomas is consistently recognized as leading lawyer in his practice in Germany.

Prior to joining Orrick, he was, inter alia, a partner in the Munich office of an international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Inhouse Counsel at MAN AG.

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Practice:

  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Corporate
  • Technology Companies Group

Andrea Schlote Senior Associate Corporate, Technology Companies Group

Munich

Andrea Schlote, a Managing Associate in Orrick's Munich office, is a member of the Technology Companies Group. She focuses her practice on advising emerging growth technology companies and venture capital firms on a variety of issues, including formation, venture capital financings, mergers & acquisitions, and other corporate and securities law matters.

Andrea represents high growth technology companies and venture capital firms in many areas, including corporate law, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions.   

Prior to joining Orrick, Andrea worked at the Frankfurt/Main and Munich offices of leading international law firms renowned for its  venture capital practice.