Burc Hesse > Latham & Watkins LLP > Munich, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
MAXIMILIANSTRASSE 13
80539 MUNICH
Germany
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Work Department

Partner

Position

Burc Hesse is Deputy Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in Germany. He advises financial investors, focusing in particular on complex cross-border leveraged buyouts. He counsels private equity investors and their portfolio companies, both on the buy-side and the sell-side, on M&A transactions, including:

  • Cross-border and domestic transactions 
  • LBOs/MBOs/MBIs 
  • Minority investments 
  • Co-investments
  • Share and asset deals

Mr. Hesse draws on more than 20 years of experience with private equity, through all phases of economic cycles. Leading legal publications including JUVEChambers, and IFLR regularly rank him highly, describing him as “an absolute dealmaker” and a skilled negotiator. 

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Private Equity > Transaktionen

Latham & Watkins LLP ist sowohl im LargeCap-Bereich als auch in der Begleitung von Transaktionen im mittleren Marktsegment erfahren. Unter der Leitung von Burc Hesse ist das Team regelmäßig in grenzüberschreitenden Auktionsverfahren, Übernahmen und Erwerben tätig, die in enger Zusammenarbeit mit den internationalen Büros der Kanzlei bearbeitet werden. Mandatierungen spielen sich oftmals im Technologie-, Healthcare- und Life Sciences-Bereich ab; Branchen, auf die sich Oliver Felsenstein spezialisiert. Neben Private Equity-Häusern berät Rainer Traugott auch Infrastrukur-Investoren. Im Juni 2021 konnte man M&A- und PE-Spezialist Ingo Strauss von Baker McKenzie gewinnen.

Germany > Private equity > Transactions

Latham & Watkins LLP has experience in both large-cap and mid-market transactions. Led by Burc Hesse, the team regularly engages in cross-border auctions, takeovers and acquisitions, which are handled in close collaboration with the firm’s international offices. Matters often stem from the technology, healthcare and life sciences sectors; industries that Oliver Felsenstein specializes in. In addition to private equity houses, Rainer Traugott also advises infrastructure investors. In June 2021, M&A and PE specialist Ingo Strauss joined from Baker McKenzie.