Dr. Andreas Vath


Dr. Andreas Vath

National Partner

Munich | Skygarden, Erika-Mann-Straße 5, Munich, Germany 80636
+49 89 2121 6318 | +49 89 21 21 63 33


Dr. Andreas Vath advises financial investors, corporate clients and family offices on cross-border M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. 

He is a lecturer at the "Master of M&A" study program at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. In 2019, he was ranked as one of Germany's most renowned M&A lawyers by weekly business magazine WirtschaftsWoche. He was previously recognized by JUVE with sources quoted saying “flexible thinking”, “extremely competent”, and “in-depth analysis skills and profound advice”.  

Prior to joining Dechert, Dr. Vath served as a special European counsel in the corporate and financial services department of another international law firm. 

  • Freie Universität Berlin, First German Law Degree/Erstes Staatsexamen
  • Freie Universität Berlin, Dr. iur./Ph.D.
  • Supreme Court Berlin, Second German Law Degree/Zweites Staatsexamen
  • Germany, 2005
  • Hudson’s Bay Company on the merger of Galeria Kaufhof and Karstadt.
  • CDC Group in relation to the sale of Daraz Group to Alibaba.
  • EQT in its acquisition of BBS Automation.
  • Shareholders of the sports betting group Tipico in the sale of a majority stake to private equity investor CVC Capital Partners.
  • Centerbridge Partners in the sale of German automotive services leader A.T.U Group to French Mobivia Groupe.
  • ČEZ Group, the largest energy company in the Czech Republic, in the acquisition of Elevion Group from DPE Deutsche Private Equity.
  • Professional Datasolutions, Inc. in its acquisitions of Lomosoft, a leading provider of enterprise-class software solutions.
  • A private client in the sale of a majority stake in CinemaxX to Vue Entertainment, one of the UK's premier cinema chains.

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

  • German
  • English