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Jörg Swoboda, LL.M. (CAN)

Jörg Swoboda, LL.M. (CAN)

German Attorney at Law since 1995
Partner at SCHIEDERMAIR since August 2020

   

Practice Areas

  • Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Minority Participations

Practice Summary

Jörg Swoboda has been advising clients on national as well as cross border mid cap transactions since 1998.

For 8 years he worked as General Counsel of a renowned German private equity house, gaining significant PE industry insight and deal experience. He now advises investors, vendors as well as management teams.

Since 2014 he has been negotiating an increasing number of strategic cross border investments, often on behalf of clients from the United States and France, but also on behalf of German clients expanding their business operations in Europe.

Representative Client Matters

Transactions

  • Acquisition of sendmoments for ARCUS and BE Invest
  • Acquisition of Ziegler Gruppe for Teijin Frontier, Japan
  • Acquisition of meta Trennwandanlagen for ABEO, S.A., France
  • Acquisition of PPS Imaging for Nordholding
  • Acquisition of Benteler Automotive Engineering for Altran S.A., France
  • Acquisition of Knauf GmbH & Co KG for Sticks Management S.A., France
  • Advice on the acquisition of a German payment solutions provider for a French client
  • Sale of Nordlam Group to Hasslacher Timber, Austria
  • Advice to Aptar Inc. USA in the acquisition of MEGA Airless
  • Acquisition of Dicom AG from Kofax plc, USA
  • Joint Venture of IFA Maschinenbau with NTN, Japan
  • Sale of Grote & Hartmann to Lear Corporation USA
  • Sale of Aubema GmbH to Sandvic, Sweden
  • Sale of Runners Point to Footlocker Inc., USA
  • Acquisition of Simplon Fahrrad GmbH, Austria
  • Sale of Paper+Design to Duni, Sweden
  • Sale of WOFI Leuchten to Everlight Ltd. Taiwan
  • Sale of DICOM Int. AG to Spigraph S.A, France
  • Acquisition of Ziemann Sicherheit Group
  • Acquisition of Heissner AG from PeakTop, Hong Kong

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Publications on German private equity laws and related regulation (KAGB/AIFM/UBGG)
  • Publications and speaking engagements: “Leipziger Conference Mergers & Acquisitions”

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Legal advisory board to the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
  • Positions on supervisory and advisory boards

Education and Career

Jörg Swoboda has been called to the German Bar in 1995 and joined Schiedermair as a Partner in August 2020.

He previously worked with renowned international law firms. From 2006 to 2014 he was the General Counsel of HANNOVER Finanz, a German mid cap private equity house with focus on investments in the “German Mittelstand”.

He studied law at Bayreuth University and holds a Master of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto.

Languages

German
English