Tobias Hugo
Counsel | Munich
Tobias Hugo

Tobias Hugo is counsel in Dechert's Munich office and specializes in all aspects of corporate law. In particular, he advises national and international clients, including large corporations, financial investors and family offices on complex cross-border transactions; in recent years with a strong focus on the private equity and venture capital market. His expertise is also regularly sought in connection with corporate restructurings.

Before joining Dechert, Mr. Hugo was part of the corporate/merger and acquisitions practice group of a Magic Circle law firm in Munich for more than seven years.

  • Crown Holdings, Inc., one of the worlds leading suppliers of rigid packaging products to consumer marketing companies, as well as transit and protective packaging products, on the acquisition of Helvetia Packaging AG, a beverage can and end manufacturing facility in Germany.
  • 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.
  • Riverside on the acquisition of Cryptomathic from its founders.
  • Bridgepoint on the sale of Bike 24 to Riverside.
  • Bencis Capital Partners on the acquisition of HALEX.
  • Waterland on the acquisition of Atlantic Grupa.
  • Colfax (now: Enovis) on the acquisition of Siemens Turbomachinery Equipment GmbH from Siemens.
  • DoorDash on its merger with WOLT.
  • AuFeminin on its sale of GmbH to Funke Digital.
  • Recticel on its acquisition of FoamPartner group from Conzzeta / Bystronic.
  • A consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) on the acquisition of Innogy Grid Holding, a.s.
  • M&C S.p.A. on its acquisition and subsequent sale of Treofan.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Key Matters

  • SAP SE on its acquisition of Signavio from various investors including Apax and Summit.
  • SAP SE on the acquisition of Emarsys from its founders and Josef Ahorner.
  • Partners Group and CVC on the planned acquisition of CeramTec from BC Partners.
  • Riverside on the acquisition of Actineo from its founders and the subsequent exit from Actineo to Verisk Analytics.
  • Riverside on the acquisition of Toolport and GFP Handels GmbH from their founders.
  • Bencis Capital Partners on their divestment of the tool manufacturing business “HALEX” to Exco Technologies.
  • Bencis Capital Partners on its acquisition of Gebhardt-Stahl.
  • Jacobs Holding (Colosseum) on the acquisition of Curaeos from EQT.
  • NEOM Investment Fund on its investment in Volocopter.
  • Nordstar Partners on their service agreement and equity investment in Gorillas.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

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    • Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, First State Examination, 2011
    • Higher Regional Court Munich, Second State Examination, 2014
    • Germany
    • English
    • German