Norman Wasse, LLM - McDermott Will & Emery


Norman Wasse is a partner in the Frankfurt office of McDermott Will & Emery Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater LLP who advises German and international clients on various aspects of corporate law and corporate transactions, including private equity and capital markets transactions. Norman is experienced in the structure of business carve-outs in regulated industries, joint ventures, and cross-border M&A transactions involving various jurisdictions.

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Private Equity

  • Advised Main Capital Partners on several transactions and add-on transactions, including the acquisition of MACH AG, DataPlan GmbH, FormSolutions GmbH, the acquisition of audimex ag by the Swedish portfolio company Blika Solutions, and the acquisition of Cryptshare AG by Swedish portfolio company Pointsharp
  • Advised Investcorp Technology Partners on a number of transactions including its acquisition and subsequent sale of Avira Group to Norton Life Lock and the acquisition of the Contentserv Group
  • Advised VR Equitypartner on a number of transactions including the acquisition of a stake in DITTRICH+CO GmbH & Co. KG, the acquisition of a minority stake in Solectrix Group, the sale of VAUTID GmbH to UP Scientech Materials Corp., and the acquisition of Dr. Neuberger Group as well as its portfolio company Bookwire Holding GmbH on the financing of the acquisition of readbox publishing GmbH

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  • Mergermarket M&A Deals, Highlighted Individual, 2020
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, Recommended Lawyer


  • Association for Corporate Law
  • German-British Lawyers’ Association
  • Association of German Jurists


Cash Market, Certified Exchange Trader, 2013
Nottingham Trent University, LLM, 2012
Higher Regional Court of Koblenz, Second State Exam, 2011
University of Mainz, First State Exam, 2009


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