Overview


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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Results


  • Advised the Joint Bookrunners in the successful share placement of CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA with gross proceeds of approximately EUR 341 million
  • Advised Bantleon Group on the sale of its shares in the SDAX-listed LPKF Laser & Electronics AG via an accelerated bookbuild process to institutional investors
  • 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
  • Advising MBB SE on the share repurchase 2019 by way of a public tender offer

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Recognitions


  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™ 2021 Germany: Leading Lawyer for Capital Markets Law
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Credentials


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

Admissions
Germany

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