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Ansgar Rempp is Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day Germany. He advises substantial businesses, focusing on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, post-M&A disputes, as well as high-stakes investigations and compliance matters. Representative transactions include: Plastic Omnium’s acquisition of ams Osram’s Automotive Lighting Systems business, Hilti’s acquisition of Fieldwire, EMERAM’s sale of Meona Group, Fosun’s acquisition of FFT, SAP’s $8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics, Procter & Gamble’s €3.375 billion acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck, GfK in connection with the €2 billion takeover and subsequent taking private by KKR, WL Ross’ sale of its majority stake in VTG AG, and MAHLE’s acquisition of Delphi’s worldwide thermal management business. In 2022, Ansgar led a team of Jones Day lawyers to a landmark victory in an ICC arbitration dismissing in their entirety multibillion EUR breach of contract and tort claims brought by BASF relating to the divestments that Bayer made in connection with its $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto. Ansgar Rempp was named Transatlantic Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer and Legal Week in 2017. Ansgar Rempp was the first German lawyer to receive this award.

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Germany > Corporate and M&A > M&A

(Leading Individuals)

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Jones Day handles large and mid-cap M&A deals as well as Chinese transactions, the latter via its China desk, which is led by practice head Ansgar Rempp (cross-border M&A and private equity transactions) and Ulrich Brauer (cross-border mergers and acquisitions). The team is also involved in transatlantic transactions, including public takeovers, going-private transactions, joint ventures and equity investment sales, with instructions coming from corporations, private equity houses and venture capital investors. Adriane Sturm primarily advises on transactions in the automotive sector, Markus Weber assists chemical companies with cross-border carve-outs, and Martin Schulz acts for strategic and PE investors. Michael Bartosch (M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions) joined from Baker McKenzie in August 2023.

Germany > Private equity > Venture capital

Thanks to cross-practice and cross-location cooperation, Jones Day supports investors, start-ups and companies in financing rounds, investments and cross-border transactions, with particular expertise in new areas such as high-tech, Internet, fintech, medtech, the environment and renewable energies. Transaction support is a key strength of Ansgar Rempp (VC and PE), while Stefan Schneider and Ivo Posluschny are key contacts for financing rounds and investments; they are also experienced in transactions.