Overview


Christian von Sydow advises clients on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, restructuring, corporate conflict resolution and estate planning.

Christian has represented a large number of international and German clients, strategic and financial investors in acquisitions and sales of businesses in Germany and internationally in cross-border matters. He represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including automotive supply, armaments, consumer electronics, energy, internet, optics, publishing, retail, software, technology and testing technology, and travel and tourism.

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Results


  • Advised an international group of shareholders of a company in the med tech sector, headquartered in the US, on the auction and sale to a UK-based private equity investor
  • Represented a US-listed company in the acquisition of a German mold and hotrunner system manufacturer
  • Represented a Dax 30 company in the implementation of a matrix group structure and another DAX 30 company in the structuring of the members of the boards’ compensation system

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Recognition


  • Chambers Global 2018Corporate M&A-Germany
  • The Best Lawyers in Germany 2019, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • The Best LawyersHandelsblatt

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Community


  • American Chamber of Commerce, co-chair of the Bavarian regional committee
  • International Patrons of the Pinakothek, member of the board
  • Stiftung Bayerisches Amerikahaus GmbH, chairman of the advisory board

Credentials


Education
Higher Regional Court of Hannover, Second State Exam, 1990
Universities of Heidelberg and Freiburg, First State Exam, 1987

Admissions
Germany

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