Joe has over 20 years of extensive experience in international capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, rights issuances, accelerated primary and secondary offerings, Rule 144A transactions, US registered offerings, private placement transactions and debt offerings, as well as cross-border mergers and acquisitions, dual track processes and other corporate transactions. He has worked across a broad range of industries, including chemicals, life science, real estate and the automotive industry. He formerly headed the firm´s Frankfurt office.
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  • Represented Joh. Berenberg, Gossler Co. & KG in a number of private placements in Europe and the United States via an accelerated bookbuilding process totalling over €1 billion.
  • Represented Aumann AG on its €251 million initial public offering on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a follow-on €80 million sale of shares in a private placement via an accelerated bookbuilding process with Citibank and Joh. Berenberg, Gossler Co. & KG as underwriters.

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2021 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • JUVE Handbook 2019/2020
  • Chambers Global 2020
  • Acritas Stars 2020, listed among independently rated lawyers
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Chambers Europe

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Duke University School of Law, JD, Richard M. Nixon Scholar, 1996
Johns Hopkins University, MA, John Olin Fellow, 1990
University of Notre Dame, BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1988

New York
District of Columbia

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Joseph W. Marx

Insights & Events / Media

Düsseldorf, Germany / McDermott Event / November 20, 2019

Düsseldorf, Germany / Speaking Engagements / November 18 - 21, 2019