Simon Weiß focuses his practice on capital markets transactions and has a wealth of experience across IPOs, capital increases, equity-linked transactions and investment grade and high-yield bond offerings. He regularly advises issuers, underwriters and other key market players in a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border transactions.

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  • Advised Mastercard Europe SA on its investment in ThinxNet GmbH, a German FinTech company, in connection with a Series C financing
  • Advised Constantin Medien AG as target company in the delisting tender offer of Highlight Communications AG and the revocation of the admission of the shares of Constantin Medien AG to trading on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • Advised Joh. Berenberg Gossler & Co. KG (Berenberg) as Sole Global Coordinator and Sole Bookrunner on a capital increase of VARTA AG from authorized capital in the amount of €104 million
  • Advised NFON AG on the issuance of a bond with warrant (Optionsanleihe) in a private placement; the number of shares underlying the issuance amount to 10% of NFON AG’s share capital
  • Advised Mastercard Europe SA on its €50 million cornerstone IPO investment in connection with the IPO of Jumia Technologies AG on NASDAQ

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  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020


Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, Second State Exam, 2008
University of Mainz, First State Exam, 2006
University of Bayreuth, Law & Business Administration, 2005


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Simon Weiß

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Borsen-Zeitung / December 1, 2018