Dr. Tobias Koppmann advises clients on cross-border and domestic corporate transactions, with a particular focus on private equity and M&A. He has extensive experience in leveraged buy-outs, management buy-outs, minority investments, growth and venture capital, as well as management participation programs. Tobias also regularly advises corporate clients and portfolio companies on strategic M&A transactions, general corporate law matters, corporate governance, joint ventures, restructurings and capital markets law (including exit IPOs).
Prior to joining McDermott, Tobias worked for two other international leading law firms where. In 2011, he was seconded to Hong Kong advising clients on IPOs and in 2007/2008 to Axel Springer AG’s in-house legal M&A department advising on media and digital business transactions. Tobias completed his legal clerkship in Nuremberg, Frankfurt, and in Melbourne, Australia.
Advising Ensono LP, a Charlesbank Capital portfolio company, on the acquisition of the Hosted Data Center Service business from Wipro Limited*
Advising a German private equity fund on the acquisition of an aviation company*
Advising Silverfleet Capital on the acquisition of 7days Group from Odewald KMU and on the sale of the Aesica Pharmaceuticals Group*
Advising censhare AG in connection with growth capital financing from DuMont Mediengruppe and on the acquisition of Kontrast Communications Services Group*
Advising a portfolio company (i.e., software company) of a US Private Equity funds on management participation matters and the introduction of a virtual employee participation program*
Advising VR Equitypartner on its investment in Grundig Business Systems Group*
Advising Volartus Group on the acquisition of HeliService International GmbH*
Advising a multi-family office on its investment in a German family business with over 3,000 employees*
Advising on the formation of the Global Fashion Group by means of contribution of five international e-commerce fashion ventures (Dafiti, Jabong, Lamoda, Namshi and Zalora) into a holding company with its registered seat in Luxembourg*
Advising Equistone Partners Europe on the acquisition of MDNX Group and Easynet Global Services, the acquisition and sale of ratioform and the acquisition of Hornschuch group and the add-ons regarding kek-Kaschierungen GmbH, era Beschichtung GmbH & Co. KG and O'Sullivan Group*
Advising TA Associates on the sale of the eCircle Group to Teradata Corporation*
Advising Halder on the acquisition of the Helmut Klingel Group*
Advising Outokumpu on the acquisition of the worldwide stainless steel business of ThyssenKrupp AG*
*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.
Humboldt University of Berlin, Dr. jur. (PhD), 2008
Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg, Second State Exam, 2004
Universities of Bayreuth and Passau, First State Exam, 2002