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


  • The Best Lawyers in Germany, “Ones to Watch” in Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Venture Capital Law and Corporate Law, 2022 to 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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