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.
Advising Monitor Clipper Partners on the sale of 100% of its shares in Reverse Logistics GmbH
Advising HPE Growth on its investment into the EUR 15.2 million Series D3 round for eGym GmbH including a German Corona Matching Facility from KfW Capital
Advising Sprints Capital on its further investment into PPRO (primary and secondary and conversion of convertible notes)
Advising Moovel Group GmbH, a joint venture of BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG on the divesture of its B2B/B2G business to Mobimeo GmbH, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG and its related investment in Mobimeo GmbH
Advising SHS on the sale of 100% of the shares in puracon GmbH to Klingel
Advising Ronny Boldt, Raphael Ragucci & Massimo Ibrahim on their sale of 51% in Ragucci & Boldt Holding GmbH and Ibrahim & Boldt Holding GmbH to Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH
Advising Sprints Capital for leading the €36m Series B investment round in leading watch marketplace, Chrono24 alongside Insight Venture Partners and Rocket Internet
Advising GENUI on its investment in Mindcurv
Advising EQT portfolio company UDG United Digital Group on its sale to Equistone-backed PIA
Advising Xometry, the largest marketplace for On-Demand manufacturing, on the acquisition of Munich-based Shift
Advising Maxim Integrated on its acquisition of Trinamic
Advising Goldman Sachs International on its €25,000,000 Series D funding round extension investment through Goldman Sachs PSI Global Holdings LLC in Raisin GmbH
Advising DRACOON on a Series B financing round
Advising EQT portfolio company UDG United Digital Group on the sale of the performance part of the agency to Omnicom Media Group Germany
Advising Swedish private equity firm EQT on the sale of its shares in Germany’s BackWerk Group to Switzerland’s Valora Group
Advising Vitruvian as lead investor in the $65 Million Series D financing of Smava
Advising Digital+ Partners on their investment in U.S. driving technology innovator Cellcontrol
Advising Atomico in $90m Series B Financing of Lilium
Advising WTC (Ironman) on Acquisition of Swiss Epic AG
Advising diverse Startups in connection with incorporation of financing rounds in particular in the Tech, BioTech and Healthcare sector
Advising Fonds Finanz Maklerservice GmbH acquisition of softfair GmbH and others
Advising DBAG on its investment in Radiology Group of Companies
Advising the sale of iTAC Software AG to Dürr AG
Advising Technology Crossover Ventures on its investment in brillen.de/Supervista
Advising MorphoSys AG on their corporate venture capital investment in Dutch start-up Lanthio Pharma
Advising World Triathlon Corporation (Ironman) on the acquisition of Lagardère Sports‘ endurance division