Norman Wasse, LL.M. - McDermott Will & Emery


Norman advises German and international clients on various aspects of corporate law and corporate transactions, including private equity and capital markets transactions. He is experienced in the structure of business carve-outs in regulated industries, joint ventures, and cross-border M&A transactions involving various jurisdictions.

Prior to joining McDermott, Norman Wasse worked for major international law firms in Frankfurt and London and in the legal department of a major German bank.


Private Equity

  • Main Capital Partners on several transactions and add-on transactions, including the acquisition of MACH, DataPlan, FormSolutions, the acquisition of audimex by the Swedish portfolio company Blika Solutions, the acquisition of Cryptshare by Swedish portfolio company Pointsharp the acquisition of PLATO and IQS Software, as well as the acquisition of Wanko Informationslogistik and FleetGO group
  • 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
  • VR Equitypartner on a number of transactions including the acquisition of a stake in DITTRICH+CO, the acquisition of a minority stake in Solectrix Group, the sale of VAUTID to UP Scientech Materials Corp., and the acquisition of Dr. Neuberger Group as well as its portfolio company Bookwire Holding on the financing of the acquisition of readbox publishing

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


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


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


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