Sebastian Bonk - McDermott Will & Emery


Sebastian Bonk advises companies, investors, founders and management on all aspects of corporate law as well as on national and international M&A transactions. He also regularly advises on venture capital and venture debt financings. He furthermore focuses on advising on management and employee shareholdings as well as on the structuring of equity-based incentive compensation.


Sebastian advised:

  • Founders and shareholders of Office Partner Group on the sale of a majority stake to Printus Group
  • Berlin-based mobility start-up Door2Door GmbH on the sale of all shares in the company to Dubai-based Swvl Inc.
  • SIGNA Sports United in connection with its merger with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation, a listed Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), which also included the simultaneous acquisition of the British online bicycle retailer Wiggle/CRC Group
  • SIGNA on various acquisitions of sport e-commerce companies as well as on management participations
  • International investor on venture debt and equity investments, including on Flink, infarm, N26, everdrop, Advastore


  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: Ones to Watch in Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Venture Capital Law and Corporate Law, 2022-2024


Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2015
University of Münster, First State Exam, 2012
University of Münster, 2012
University of Bielefeld, 2003


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