Dr. Stefan Renner, a Partner in Orrick's Düsseldorf office, is a member of the European Corporate Group. Stefan's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, including private equity and venture capital, as well as corporate restructuring.

He also regularly advises on general civil and commercial law matters including litigation. In addition, Stefan is experienced in real estate transactions.

Before joining Orrick in 2009, Stefan worked as an associate with Bird & Bird LLP in Frankfurt and was an associate in the Frankfurt office of Hölters & Elsing.

  • Some of the recent transactions in which Stefan has participated include the following:  

    • Investors in AWEBA Werkzeugbau Aue GmbH on the sale of the shares in AWEBA to Schuler AG
    • Fagerhult on its acquisition of LED Linear
    • German Pellets Holding Belgium NV on the Sale of a coal-fired power plant in Langerlo, Belgium to Graanul Invest
    • U-Shin Ltd. on its € 203 million acquisition of Valeo S.A.'s access mechanism business.  
    • A consortium composed of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and Sinterama S.p.A. on the acquisition of polyester fiber manufacturer Trevira GmbH and its Polish subsidiary Trevira Sp. z o.o. from insolvency administrator Werner Schneider.
    • A consortium composed of the Luxembourg financial investor Cube Infrastructure Fund (Cube) and the Italian state-owned railway Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) with regard to the purchase of the German unit of Arriva plc.
    • Findos Investor, an independent private equity fund, on the acquisition of all shares in ABIT GmbH from the listed financial service provider GFKL Financial Services AG.
    • Holidaybreak plc, an education, leisure and activity travel group based in the UK, with regard to the acquisition of Meininger Group. 
    • Shareholders of METRO AG with regard to the sale of a portfolio of 23 retail properties (mostly cash and carry markets) to a consortium of Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund (MSREF) Global VII and Redos Real Estate.
    • Findos Investor, an independent private equity fund, with regard to the sale of a majority shareholding in Sterntaler GmbH, a manufacturer of children's clothing, to Bitburger Holding GmbH.
    • Alliance Boots with regard to the acquisition of megapharm GmbH.
    • KNM Process Systems Sdn. Bhd with regard to the acquisition of Borsig Group.
    • Scarborough Continental Partners Limited, a jointventure of Scarborough Property Holding and Royal Bank of Scotland, with regard to the acquisition of a real estate portfolio consisting of 26 properties with a total size of 500,000 sqm from international investors represented by Beos GmbH. 
    • Rutley European Property Ltd with regard to the acquisition of a real estate portfolio consisting of 17 different retail properties.
    • Power-One, Inc. with regard to the restructuring of its European Business Division.
    • OSIsoft Inc. with regard to the restructuring of its European business division.
    • German Pellets Group with regard to several commercial and corporate law related matters, including litigation.

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