Florian Lechner focuses his practice on corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and complex commercial law matters. Florian advises domestic and foreign corporate clients from a wide variety of sectors—including telecommunications, media and technology, energy, industrials, and automotive—on a broad range of legal issues, in particular on commercial contracts (including e-commerce and general terms) as well as M&A transactions and project financing.
Advised Samsung on its public takeover of Harman (including its AKG, JBL, Bang&Olufsen, Harman/Kardon brands)*
Advised Weber Family on their partial disposal of their stake in Weber Automotive GmbH to PE fund Ardian*
Advised Weber Automotive GmbH, one of Germany’s top Tier suppliers in the automotive industry, on its acquisition of Schaeffler Motorenelemente AG & Co. KG from Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co KG*
Advised Hanwha Advanced Materials Corp. on the acquisition of Heycoustics GmbH, a producer of underbody shields for key OEMs in the automotive industry*
Advised a major Korean conglomerate on its proposed acquisition of a German automotive supplier with operations spread across a range of jurisdictions, including Asia*
Advised Coca-Cola on a variety of commercial contract matters*
Advised Mainz 05 concerning their general ticketing terms and conditions*
Advised Ikano Bank on a variety of commercial and corporate matters*
Advised KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH in relation to the financing of the silicon metal plant "Bakki Silicon“ in North East Iceland, in particular negotiating the EPC and supply contracts*
Advised KUKA AG, Augsburg, on a public takeover for the acquisition of shares in a Swiss automation solutions company.*
*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.
Higher Regional Court of Wiesbaden, Second State Exam, 2012