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Hugo is an Associate in the Private Equity practice group in the Firm's Frankfurt office and specializes in private equity transactions as well as national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
Representing corporate clients, investors and private equity firms, he also offers advice on a broad range of general corporate law matters in connection complex German and cross-border transactions.
Prior to joining the Frankfurt team in 2015, Hugo worked as a trainee lawyer for an international law firm in Frankfurt in the field of M&A/Corporate and Capital Markets.
Advised Nordic Capital on (i) its 2018 acquisition of the Prospitalia Group, (ii) its 2018 acquisition of the Ober Scharrer Group, (iii) its 2017 acquisition of Alloheim and (iv) its 2015 acquisition of the Sunrise Medical group.
Advised Duke Street on its 2018 acquisition of A-Rosa river cruises and its 2016 acquisition of Medi-Globe.
Advised Battery Ventures on its 2017 disposition of Worlhotels AG and its 2015 US$154 million sale of the German Trust International Group to NASDAQ-listed Sabre Corporation.
Advised Ardian on the 2016 acquisition of German Schwind eye-tech solutions GmbH.
Advised IK Investment Partners on its 2016 acquisition of ZytoService Deutschland GmbH.
Advising private equity investor palero on the sale of Heinrich Kopp GmbH to the Saudi alfanar Group.
Advising Gasunie Deutschland on the acquisition (jointly with Open Grid Europe) of gas transmission operator jordgas Transport GmbH from Statoil.
Advising an international consortium of infrastructure investors comprising Allianz Capital Partners, Borealis Infrastructure Management Inc., Infinity Investments SA and MEAG, the asset management arm of Munich Re, on its acquisition of German autobahn services station chain "Tank & Rast".
Advised Groupe Legris Industries on its 2016 acquisition of Schiederwerk.
Advised Super Group Limited on its 2015 €153.5 million acquisition of the IN tIME group from funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe.