Munich — Dechert LLP strengthens its Private Equity practice with Dominik Stühler as Lateral Partner of the Corporate & Securities practice group in Munich.
Dominik Stühler’s advisory focus is on national and cross-border private equity and M&A transactions. Mr. Stühler’s reference clients include advising Hg on the sale of STP Group, Apax Partners and portfolio company Neuraxpharm Group on the acquisition of Buccolam®, Summit Partners on the IPOs of Westwing Group AG and Global Fashion Group, and PAI Partners on the acquisition of Armacell Group from Blackstone and on the proposed acquisitions of IFCO and of Ammeraal Beltech.
Dominik Stühler is highlighted by JUVE as a “frequently recommended” lawyer in the field of private equity. He is admitted to the German Bar and holds a double degree in law and business administration from the University of Regensburg and an MBA from the Vlerick Business School in Leuven, Belgium.
“Dominik is a prominent newcomer from the market. He brings extensive expertise in advising private equity firms and strategic investors on complex leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions and real estate transactions, which will be of great value to our clients in Germany and around the world,” commented Mark Thierfelder, head of Dechert’s Corporate & Securities and Private Equity practice group.
Federico Pappalardo, Managing Partner of Dechert’s Munich and Frankfurt offices, added: “Dominik is an exceptional lawyer. His talent and reputation will help us further expand our private equity presence in Germany and throughout Europe.”
Dechert is one of the most active law firms in the private equity industry and has invested significantly in expanding its global private equity platform to provide clients with comprehensive advice wherever they do business. The global team consists of more than 250 lawyers worldwide in 17 offices and represents a growing number of more than 300 international private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and other alternative asset managers.
Recent mandate highlights led from Germany include advising OneFootball on its innovation partnership with the German Football Association (DFB) and the acquisition of Dugout, a digital media company jointly owned by 10 of the world’s largest soccer clubs; advising Vestiaire Collective on a €178 million financing round with French luxury group Kering and U.S. technology investor Tiger Global Management; advising Shurgard Self Storage on its acquisition of ZeitLager storage centers in Germany; and advising Lazada on its multi-billion dollar sale to Alibaba.