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Burc Hesse

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Burc Hesse is a corporate partner in the Munich office of Latham & Watkins. He advises different types of financial investors with a particular focus on private equity and cross-border M&A transactions, LBOs/MBOs/MBIs and minority investments. His practice covers both the buy-side and sell-side of acquisitions as well as co-investments.

Germany: Private equity


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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