Dr. Norbert Schulte advises clients on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions as well as joint ventures.Norbert is partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Düsseldorf office and leads the Firm’s German Practice.He is also a member of the Firm-wide Management Committee.
Norbert has represented large US and European real estate investment funds, investment banks and other financial institutions in a number of real estate transactions across Germany and Europe, with particular focus on hospitality transactions. Similarly, he has represented public and private companies, including multinationals, family conglomerates and medium-sized businesses.
Some of the industries Norbert advises include automotive, chemicals, defense, food, pharmaceuticals and mining.
Advised Heckler & Koch Group, a privately held defense company active in the manufacturing of small arms for the North American Treaty Organization (NATO), in the corporate restructuring of its top-level holding company
Represented Intersnack Group, one of the leading manufacturers of savory snacks in Europe, in the formation of an equity joint venture with Johanning Snack GmbH & Co. KG
Advised the shareholders of S1nn GmbH & Co. KG (S1nn) on the sale and transfer of all of their partnership interests in S1nn to Harman Group
Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe, Second State Exam, 1997
University of Freiburg, Dr. jur. (PhD), 1995
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, MALD, 1995
University of Freiburg, First State Exam, 1993
University of Münster, 1988 – 1990