Ingrid Wijnmalen (née Knollmeyer) | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Ingrid Knollmeyer
Ingrid Knollmeyer

Ingrid Wijnmalen (née Knollmeyer)

Local Partner, Frankfurt


Ingrid is a local partner in the Firm's Corporate/M&A group. Ingrid's practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions as well as joint ventures in both national and complex cross-border deals.

Representing national and international strategic and financial investors, Ingrid also provides advice on a range of corporate law matters in connection with mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2010, Ingrid worked as a trainee lawyer in another renowned international law firm in Frankfurt.

Bars and Courts

  • Rechtsanwältin


  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main
  • First State Exam, University of Saarland


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish


Advising the family shareholders of Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese, a leading producer of frozen cakes, pies and pastries, on the sale of the company to Dr. August Oetker KG.

Advising the Italian IMA Group on the acquisition of an 80 percent interest in OYSTAR Group, a group of companies active in the dairy and food packaging business, from private equity firm Odewald & Compagnie.

Advising Nestlé Deutschland AG on the sale of the infant nutrition brands Alete and Milasan and their factory in the Bavarian town of Weiding to German investment group BWK GmbH and private investor Horst Jostock.

Advising Huhtamäki Oyj, a global packaging company headquartered in Finland, on the €141 million divestment of its Films business to DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by the private equity firm Deutsche Beteiligungs AG.

Advising Nordic Capital Fund VIII on the acquisition of a majority stake in GHD GesundHeits GmbH Deutschland from international private equity advisory group IK Investment Partners.

Advising Clariant on the sale of its global Leather Services business to Stahl, a chemicals group based in the Netherlands.

Advising Texas based Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. on the acquisition of Blohm + Voss Oil Tools from London based private equity firm STAR Capital Partners Limited.

Advising German SME investor Halder and several other co-investors on the sale of their majority shareholding in VAG-Armaturen GmbH to Rexnord LLC.

Advising the European mid-market private equity firm Motion Equity Partners LLP (formerly Cognetas) on the sale of the automotive supplier ixetic Verwaltungs GmbH to Magna International Inc.

Advising Motion Equity Partners LLP (formerly Cognetas) on the sale of the automotive supplier KSM Castings to the Chinese CITIC Dicastal Wheel Manufacturing Co., Ltd.