Christian Böhme LL.M.
National Partner | Munich
Christian Böhme LL.M.

Christian Böhme, LL.M. focuses his practice in corporate and commercial law. He is a dual qualified German/U.S. lawyer and advises domestic and multinational clients on a broad range of venture capital, growth capital, corporate M&A and private equity transactions. Christian is recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in Germany 2024” by German nationwide daily Handelsblatt for M&A.

Prior to joining Dechert in 2011, Mr. Böhme worked for major international law firms in Chicago and Frankfurt.

  • JTL-Software-GmbH (JTL), a leading ERP software provider specializing in e-commerce enablement solutions on the investment from Hg.
  • Oliver Healthcare Packaging, a leading supplier of sterile barrier flexible packaging solutions for the global healthcare market, on the successful acquisition of EK-Pack Folien GmbH, a manufacturer of high-quality film and foil technology.
  • Maguar Capital on the GP-led sale of HRworks, a HCM software provider offering integrated SaaS solutions, to Maguar Continuation Fund I.
  • IntegrityNext and its shareholders on the €100 million investment of EQT Growth.
  • Friedemann Findeis and Klaus Rader as the sole shareholders of FR L'Osteria SE, a leading German and Austrian restaurant brand, on the sale of a majority stake to McWin. The transaction values L’Osteria at approximately USD 430 million.
  • Resolve BioSciences on its US$71 Million Series B Financing Round.
  • Ambienta on the sale of SF-Filter to funds advised by Equistone Partners.
  • Artus group, a portfolio company of Castik Capital, on the acquisition of Hestia.
  • Castik Capital on its acquisition of Artus group.
  • OneFootball GmbH on its €300 million Series D funding round led by Liberty City Ventures and included participation from Animoca Brands, Dapper Labs, DAH Beteiligungs GmbH, Quiet Capital, RIT Capital Partners, Senator Investment Group and Alsara Investment Group.
  • gridX GmbH, a leading smart grid company, on the sale of a majority stake to energy group E.ON.
  • &ever GmbH on its €130 million sale to Kalera AS, forming a global leader in vertical farming.
  • A consortium led by H&J and Cathay Capital Private Equity on the acquisition of medifa healthcare group.
  • EyeEm Group, a leading AI powered global marketplace for premium stock photography and professional photo and video productions, on the sale of 100% of its shares to New Value AG.
  • OneFootball GmbH, the world's largest football/soccer media platform, on the addition of German Football Association (DFB), Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur as new shareholders.
  • Vestiaire Collective, a leading global e-commerce platform for premium second-hand fashion, on its €178 million financing round with French luxury group Kering and US technology investor Tiger Global Management, confirming the company as “unicorn”.
  • OneFootball GmbH on its acquisition of Dugout, a digital media company co-owned by 10 of the world’s biggest football clubs.
  • Resolve Biosciences GmbH, a German molecular cartography firm, in its US$24 million Series A financing round.
  • VIA optronics AG, a leading supplier of enhanced display solutions, in its US$93.75 million cross-border initial public offering and listing on the NYSE.
  • Barings BDC, a publicly traded investment company, in the merger with MVC Capital, an externally-managed business development company trading on the New York Stock Exchange. 
  • MiddleGround Capital on its acquisition of a majority ownership in Dura Automotive Systems from Bardin Hill Investment Partners.
  • Arkema, a French chemicals group, in connection with its project to acquire Fixatti, the Swiss-Belgian group that specializes in producing high-performance thermobonding adhesive powders.
  • Osgood Capital Group, LLC and Cyprium Investment Partners, LLC in their joint acquisition of the Uniloy Blow Molding business from Milacron Holdings Corp.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, the Private Equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in connection with its investment in Clarity Software Solutions, a leading provider of on-demand document management and communications delivery solutions for the health insurance industry.
  • GIC in its strategic partnership between Blackstone-led consortium and Thomson Reuters for Refinitiv (f/k/a Thomson Reuters’ Financial & Risk business) at overall valuation of US$20 billion.
  • Differential Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DFBG), a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of Hudson, Robert Graham and SWIMS, in connection with the acquisition of a significant part of the North American licensing business of Global Brands Group Holding Limited, a Hong Kong listed company (sehk stock code: 787), for US$1.2 billion.
  • Global private equity firm Advent International and its portfolio company Allnex Group, a leading international supplier of resins, as special legal and tax counsel on the acquisition and public take-over of Nuplex Industries, forming a €2 billion company and global producer of coating resins for special purpose coatings and inks.
  • HeidelbergCapital and other investors on the sale of Sensovation AG, a quality supplier of scientific imaging instrumentation, to Miltenyi Biotec, a global provider of products and services that advance biomedical research and cellular therapy. 
  • PhotoBox Holdco Ltd., Europe’s leading digital consumer service for personalized products and gifts, in its acquisition of Munich-based posterXXL Aktiengesellschaft, a leading service in Germany’s online photo print market.
  • Private equity firms HeidelbergCapital and Creathor Venture on the sale of Accovion GmbH, a leading European full-service Contract Research Organization.
  • A major healthcare company on the sale of its German operations to an international medical diagnostics company.
  • voxeljet AG, a leading German provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services, in its US$97.2 million cross-border initial public offering and listing on the NYSE.
  • Aegis Software, a US manufacturing productivity software solutions group, on the acquisition of diplan GmbH in Germany and Shanghai-based diplan Asia.
  • Stripes Group, LLC on the US$25 million investment in German-based Netbiscuits GmbH, the global leader in cloud-based software solutions for adaptive web development.
  • A global laboratory supply and distribution company on its acquisition of a German-based leading distributor of clean room products and services with business activities in Europe and S.E. Asia.
  • NORMA Group AG, a German headquartered global industrial manufacturer, on its add-on acquisition of Connectors Verbindungstechnik AG that specialises in connector systems for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
  • Teqport Services GmbH, a German private equity backed 2nd life cycle solutions supplier, on its carve out of the CE consumer electronics business division in its subsidiary GroupeSales GmbH by way of an asset deal and related equity financing.
    • Université Montpellier 1, -
    • University of Southern California Gould School of Law, LL.M., 2010
    • Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, -
    • Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, -, 2003
    • New York
    • Germany
    • English
    • German