Christian Tappeiner > Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP > Frankfurt, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
TAUNUSANLAGE 1 (SKYPER)
60329 FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Germany
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Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Christian Tappeiner is a partner in the Corporate department of our Frankfurt office. He specializes in all aspects of Corporate law, with particular emphasis on M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. With his comprehensive expertise in advising financial as well as strategic investors, Christian has, inter alia, recently advised in the following transactions: TCV in its investments in German unicorns Mambu and FlixMobility; Terreal Group in its acquisition of Creaton; Panasonic Aviation Corporation in the sale of its stake in idair GmbH to Lufthansa Technik AG; Motive Partners in the sale of Avaloq to NEC; Inven Capital in its investment in Forto GmbH; Elevion GmbH in the acquisition of Hermos Group; 3i/Evernex in the acquisition of Technogroup; CEZ Group in its acquisition of Elevion Group from DPE Deutsche Private Equity.

Education

Christian attended the Universities of Bonn and Frankfurt am Main (first state exam 1994, Doctorate Degree (Dr. jur.) 1997, second state exam (Law Degree) 1998). He was admitted to practice in Germany in 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Private Equity > Transaktionen

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP hat ein ‘extrem erfahrenes Transaktionsteam auf internationalem Parkett‘. Man begleitet Finanzinvestoren regelmäßig verkäuferseitig bei Standard Private Equity- und LBO-Transaktionen, Secondary- und Tertiary-Buy-outs, Add-ons und bei der Veräußerung von Portfoliogesellschaften sowie bei Restrukturierungsthemen und Taking-Privates. Dabei ist die von Gerhard Schmidt geleitete Praxisgruppe sowohl in grenzüberschreitenden Mid- sowie LargeCap-Transaktionen aktiv. Christian Tappeiner ist ein weiteres Kernmitglied und neben PE im Growth Capital-Bereich versiert.

Deutschland > Gesellschaftsrecht und M&A > M&A: mittelgroße Deals (€100m-€500m)

Unter der Leitung von Gerhard Schmidt berät das Team von Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP zu Public, Private und Distressed M&A-Transaktionen, Übernahmeangeboten, Taking-Private-Transaktionen und Joint Ventures im mittleren Marktsegment. Diese Mandate sind oft von grenzüberschreitender Natur, wo der gute Austausch mit dem internationalen Netzwerk einen Mehrwert schafft. Christian Tappeiner ist ein weiterer zentraler Kontakt und hat Erfahrung in Transaktionen, die einer Umstrukturierung entstammen.

Germany > Corporate and M&A > M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m)

Led by Gerhard Schmidt, the Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP team advises on public, private and distressed M&A transactions, takeover bids, taking-private transactions and joint ventures in the mid-market segment. These mandates often feature cross-border aspects, which are handled in close cooperation with the international network. Christian Tappeiner is another key contact and has experience in transactions in the restructuring context.

Germany > Private equity > Transactions

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has an ‘extremely experienced international transactions team‘. It regularly supports financial investors on the seller side in standard private equity and LBO transactions, secondary and tertiary buyouts, add-ons and in the sale of portfolio companies as well as in restructuring issues and taking-privates. The practice group is led by Gerhard Schmidt and active in cross-border mid- and large-cap transactions. Christian Tappeiner is another key contact and well versed in the growth capital space alongside PE.