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Latham & Watkins LLP

Hans-Jürgen Lütt

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Partner

Position

Dr. Hans-Jürgen Lütt is a partner in the Frankfurt office. He practices in the Corporate Department, advising first tier private equity sponsors as well as major domestic and international companies on M&A transactions. Mr. Lütt focuses particularly on complex mergers and acquisitions, public tender offers as well as corporate law, including stock corporation law.

He has particular experience in the banking sector and the energy and utilities industry.


Germany: Private equity

Transactions

Within: Transactions

Latham & Watkins LLP covers the entire range of private equity work and utilises its extensive expertise, particularly in large-cap deals, to handle cross-border transactions within Europe and with a US focus. Clients in this area include IK Partners, CVC Capital Partners and Triton, among others, while the firm also has a strong mid-cap practice: Chequers Capital, Silverfleet Capital and Dbag are part of the client portfolio. The group advised new client Alpha Private Equity on the acquisition of the Europart group from two investment companies, Triton and Paragon. Other highlights include advising CVC Capital Partners – led by Leif Schrader and practice head Oliver Felsenstein – on the acquisition of an 80% stake in Swiss watchmaker Breitling, and assisting Triton with the acquisition of SGL Gruppe’s cathodes, blast furnace lining and carbon electrodes business. The group also assisted the latter client with the acquisition of Rocore Holdings from Keystone Capital, and the sale of Compo Consumer to listed company Kingenta Ecological Engineering. Rainer Traugott, Burc Hesse and Hans-Jürgen Lütt are also part of the core team.

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