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About Johannes W. Schiele

Johannes is a corporate associate in our global transactions team.

He advises on M&A transactions as well as on general corporate matters.

Johannes speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising HPS Investment Partners in the restructuring of the Berlin Brands Group and the exchange of debt for equity
  • Advising EQT on various co-investor topics in connection with the sale of LimaCorporate to Enovis Corporation
  • Advising Villeroy & Boch AG on the acquisition of the Ideal Standard group
  • Advising H.I.G. Capital the sale of HCS Group to International Chemical Investors Group
  • Advising Eppendorf SE on the sale of its micro manipulation product portfolio to Calibre Scientific
  • Advising UPM-Kymmene Corporation on the acquisition of AMC AG Advanced Methods of Coating
  • Advising Lindsay Goldberg on the sale of PACCOR group to Faerch group
  • Advising A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S on the acquisition of Senator International group
  • Advising EQT and Schülke & Mayr on the sale of Schülke & Mayr's Personal Care business
  • Advising BioNTech SE on several capital measures, the placement of shares and American Depositary Shares, and the issuance of a convertible bond
  • Advising Hexion Inc. on restructuring measures in connection with the sale of its resin business to Black Diamond and Investindustrial
  • Advising Hamburg Commercial Bank (formerly HSH Nordbank) on several corporate law matters (inter alia granting share bonus to management board members)
  • Advising CoreMedia AG on its sale to Los Angeles based OpenGate Capital
  • Advising H.I.G. Capital on the acquisition of the European Polyurethan Business (now Plixxent) from Covestro
  • Advising DVB Bank SE on the sale of its aviation finance business to MUFG Bank and BOT Lease Co.



  • University of Bayreuth and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Stellenbosch University, South Africa (LL.M.)
  • Legal traineeship (Referendariat) in Hamburg, Frankfurt and Singapore

Professional qualifications

  • Rechtsanwalt, Germany