Björn advises on acquisitions, investments / divestments, mergers, joint ventures, carve-outs and (equity and virtual) participations in structured sale processes or proprietary deals on the buy-side or sell-side.

His corporate practice includes advising corporate boards and bodies as well as shareholders regarding their rights and responsibilities (including their liability) and assisting in post-merger disputes, shareholder conflicts and corporate litigation.

Client’s value Björn’s transactional experience, technical excellence and his ability to synchronize various work streams whilst managing complex projects alongside with his team. His clients benefit from his deep sector knowledge, particularly in tech, media, and comms, real estate, infrastructure and within the automotive and transport industry.

Björn has studied in Cologne, Munich, and Cape Town. He spent time in London for his doctoral thesis and in Los Angeles and New York during his legal traineeship. He has worked for international and domestic law firms in Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt in corporate / M&A. Furthermore, he completed a one-year secondment in an Australian law firm in Sydney and a half-year in-house secondment in the legal department of an international industrial group in Bonn. Before joining Osborne Clarke in 2011 Björn also worked in the legal department of a German DAX-listed group in the automotive industry.

He is co-author of the Munich handbook for lawyers on the Law of Limited Liability Companies (Münchener Anwaltshandbuch GmbH-Recht). Björn is lecturer at the WHU (Otto Beisheim School of Management), a private business school for general management, with his seminars covering topics of corporate law and M&A.

Björn is recommended as TOP Lawyer 2021 for M&A by German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

"With the possibilities that lie ahead for organic and anorganic growth for innovative clients, I aim to create an innovative team culture whilst promoting technical excellence, passion for the project, team work as well as leaving adequate space for a bit of fun. My team and I are dedicated to support clients on their journey to tomorrow’s world."

Distressed M&A as a chance in the corona pandemic – Björn for Börsenzeitung

 

Work

KRF KinderRechteForum gemeinnützige GmbH

Pro bono advice on contract drafting and negotiation

Provider of a complete solution for digital experience management

Advice on the purchase of a software development company

Fever-Tree

Osborne Clarke advises Fever-Tree on its acquisition of Global Drinks Partnership, read more

Leading provider of student accommodation

Advice on the sale of student apartments

CoStar Group

Osborne Clarke advises CoStar Group in the acquisition of Emporis GmbH, a global provider of building data, read more

METRO Markets

Osborne Clarke berät METRO Markets bei Erwerb von Entwicklungszentrum von Trivago, lesen Sie hier mehr

Onit

Osborne Clarke advises Onit on acquisition of BusyLamp, read more

GSA

Advised GSA on student accommodation partnership with GIC, read more

WirtschaftsWoche

Osborne Clarke awarded TOP Law Firm 2020, read more

Reifenhäuser Group

Osborne Clarke advises EDS owner on takeover by Reifenhäuser Group, read more

Spigit

Advised Spigit on deal with Corel, read more

GSA

Advised GSA on the acquisition of the Headquarter portfolio. Read more

CoStar

Advised CoStar on acquisition of Thomas Daily, read more

Bellevue

Advised Bellevue on acquisition of StarCapital, read more

Autohaus Kempen GmbH

Advised Autohaus Kempen GmbH on its acquisition by Löhr, read more

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