Dr. Nikita Tkatchenko

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Dr. Nikita Tkatchenko is a Partner in our Dusseldorf office and member of the M&A and Private Equity Group.

He advises mainly on M&A transactions, restructuring and general corporate law.

Furthermore, he has significant experience in antitrust and merger control law.

Prior to joining Orrick in 2011, Nikita worked at the German law firm Hengeler Mueller.

  • Projects and transactions in which Nikita has recently provided advice:

    • Representation of Findos Investor in various transactions, including acquisition of Faist ChemTec group, a manufacturer of products reducing structure-borne sound for the automotive and home appliances industries, by Findos Investor from the Hanover Finanz Group and Faist Invest; acquisition of the Dutch EuroSystems Group; acquisition of Transcom Credit Management Services AS from listed Transcom WorldWide AB; the sale of FAIST ChemTec-Group to private equity fund L-GAM Advisers LLP; acquisition of the Rameder group; and the structuring of their Fund III
    • Advised STEAG in the sale of a minority stake of STEAG Power Minerals to investor HAWAR Group; and on the formation of a bidding consortium with Beijing Capital Group in their bid for power plants sold by EQT
    • Advised BIP Investment Partners and Luxempart on the acquisition of ARWE Group (a leading European provider of mobility services for car rental and car sharing companies)
    • Invision Private Equity on the acquisition of restoration expert Pfeifer GmbH as well as subsequent add-on acquisitions
    • Founders of Green City Solutions, the company behind the CityTree, on their seven digit financing round by LITTLEROCK, Coparion and others
    • Investors and founders of leading network systems company LANCOM on its divestment to Rohde & Schwarz
    • Advised Imperial Logistics on the sale of its majority shareholding in the port and transport logistics provider Neska
    • Advised nobilia on the expansion of its minority shareholding in FBD
    • Defending former D&O against damage claims
    • Representation of Westfälische Drahtindustrie GmbH, one of Europe’s leading wire manufacturers, in connection with the restructuring of its debt and receivables
    • Representation of Kings Park Capital LLP, a private equity fund investing in the leisure sector, and a group of co-investors on the disposal of the IHS Group to Battery Ventures
    • Representation of Cisco on international joint venture with Bosch and ABB
    • Acquisition of a solar plant in Codroipo (Italy) from the insolvency administrator of Solon Investments GmbH
    • Sale of the 50 percent interest in the companies of the WAZ media group, one of the leading publishing companies in Germany, by the executor of a will to Petra Grotkamp
    • Advised Schroder AIDA, an Alternative Investment Fund Manager, on the acquisition of a significant stake in Autobahnplus A8 GmbH, the concession holder of a section of the A8 motorway between Munich and Augsburg, from InfraVia Capital Partners and Egis Investment.