Mathias specializes in structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, often cross-border, with particular expertise in the area of technology agreements. This includes all types of sourcing transactions (such as IT outsourcing, BPO, system integration, cloud-related agreements and license agreements), commercial arrangements (e.g., manufacturing, supply, distribution, agency or reseller agreements) and joint ventures and other types of cooperation agreements with a focus on technology-related cooperations.
Clients benefit from his understanding of the underlying commercial, technical and regulatory implications in these types of transactions, in particular with respect to the financial industry.
He also advises clients on IP-related matters with a focus on software and data.
Mathias has significant expertise with regards to intellectual property, information technology and data protection aspects of M&A transactions, in particular with respect to carve-outs.
Advised Summa Equity, a thematic investment firm, on its acquisition of myneva, one of the leading European software providers for the social care sector helping to digitize workflows and supports the increasing convergence of client needs across the elderly, disabled, social and youth care segments, 2021.
Advised Eco-Bat Technologies on the acquisition of Promesa, a battery recycling business situated in Germany near the first German Tesla factory and Germany's biggest lithium battery factory, both still being under development, 2021.
Advised Faurecia S.E. on its public takeover offer to the shareholders of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA in the form of a cash offer and the separate acquisition of HELLA shares held by the family shareholder pool resulting in an overall transaction value of approx. EUR 6.8bn, 2021.
Advising a leading German manufacturer in the consumer goods industry on the procurement of telecommunications services for a large number of countries and corresponding contract negotiations with a majority of providers (across three generations of those services, including service transformations and switches of vendors), 2020.
Advised Nordic Capital on the acquisition of BearingPoint RegTech (RegTech). Founded over 25 years ago, RegTech is a leading European provider of unique software solutions across the regulatory value chain, 2020.
Advised a German bank with regard to the setup of a PSD2 payment initiation service, 2019.
Advised a car manufacturer with regard to the development and implementation of a global platform for vehicle connectivity enabling in-car mobile apps and services, 2017/2018.
Advised a German bank on the migration to a new core banking system, 2017.