Carsten Bernauer




Carsten Bernauer has many years of experience in advising companies in the sectors of private equity and venture capital as well as in advising listed companies.

A special focus is on the comprehensive support of start-up technology companies and their investors. In this context, he accompanies his clients through all stages of growth with the aim of providing fast and efficient support in the implementation of their growth plans and investment strategies.
  • His clients benefit from his extensive experience in structuring, managing and coordinating complex transactions, including all other advisors involved in the transaction. In international transactions, he has access to Orrick's comprehensive technology, private equity and venture capital platform.

    Carsten Bernauer also advises on national and international corporate transactions, in particular in the field of technology, as well as on corporate restructurings.

    After many years working for an American and an English commercial law firm, Carsten Bernauer joined Orrick's Düsseldorf office in 2019.

    • Coatue as lead investor in the USD 290m Series B of Gorillas Technologies
    • Camunda on raising a USD 100m Series B from Insight Capital and Highland Europe