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About Björn Junior

Björn advises national and international clients on all aspects of corporate tax law with a focus on tax advise in M&A transactions and tax optimized corporate restructurings.

Before becoming a lawyer and certified tax advisor, he worked for several years as a tax inspector for the tax authorities.

Björn speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Porsche Automobil Holding SE in relation to the acquisition of 25%+1 voting rights in Porsche AG and (shareholders') agreements with Volkswagen AG
  • thyssenkrupp on the sale of the mining plant engineering business to FLSmidth and the complex carve-out of the activities from the Plant Technology division, implemented in parallel to the M&A track
  • Hellman & Friedman on the acquisition of AutoScout24 and Finanzcheck as well as the subsequent on-sale of Finanzcheck
  • Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, S.A. on the acquisition of selected European assets from Senvion
  • Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group on the acquisition of the Benteler Distribution Group
  • KKR on its public takeover of Axel Springer SE
  • Mars on the acquisition of foodspring
  • Advent International on the acquisition of Evonik Industries AG's global methacrylates, acrylic products, CyPlus and methacrylate resins business
  • Takata on the tax structuring and other tax aspects of the EMEA part of its worldwide restructuring
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev on of the sale of Hasseröder und Diebels
  • Airbus on the tax-optimised carve-out of its defence electronics business and the subsequent sale to KKR



  • University of Applied Sciences Nordkirchen, Germany (tax law)
  • University of Cologne, Germany (law)

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt (attorney-at-law), Germany
  • Steuerberater (certified tax advisor), Germany
  • Diplom-Finanzwirt (FH) (tax inspector), Germany