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Konstantin Technau

Partner

Konstantin Technau

Partner
Frankfurt +49-69-4272-5200+49-69-4272-5200 +49-69-4272-5210+49-69-4272-5210
[email protected]

Konstantin Technau has broad experience as a mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and finance lawyer.

Recognitions

M&A

  • Best Lawyers in Germany (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • JUVE Handbook (2015, 2016)
  • PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • PLC Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Banking and Finance 

  • European Legal Experts (2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010)

Capital Markets 

  • Chambers Europe (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Chambers Global (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • JUVE Handbook (2015, 2016)
  • PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Germany, Capital Markets


SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

M&A
  • SoftBank Group Corp. in connection with its investment of approximately €900 million in Wirecard AG via convertible bonds into approximately 5.6% of Wirecard’s current share capital and on the related memorandum of understanding agreed between SoftBank and Wirecard regarding partnership on digital payment solutions
  • Delivery Hero S.E. in its transaction with Takeaway.com N.V. (Netherlands) and one of its affiliates (together, “Takeaway.com”) pursuant to which Delivery Hero will sell its German food delivery businesses Lieferheld, Pizza.de and foodora to Takeaway.com for a total consideration of c. €930 million consisting of cash and shares in Takeaway.com N.V.
  • TLG Immobilien in its public exchange offer to acquire all outstanding shares in WCM Beteiligungs-und Grundbesitz-AG
  • Drillisch AG in its $10 billion business combination with United Internet AG, including a public tender offer to all shareholders of Drillisch
  • Deutsche Wohnen AG on the successful raid defense against the unsolicited proposed takeover by Vonovia SE for $9 billion and on its voluntary public tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of LEG Immobilien
  • OFFICEFIRST Immobilien on its sale to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV
  • Lone Star Real Estate Fund IV in connection with its affiliate’s voluntary public takeover offer to the shareholders of ISARIA Wohnbau AG for approximately €317 million
  • Oaktree on the sale of its controlling interest in Deutsche Office to Alstria
  • Deutsche Wohnen AG on its attempted voluntary public tender offer to acquire all outstanding conwert Immobilien Invest SE’s shares and convertible bonds
  • Sky Deutschland on its takeover by BskyB
  • Rhône Capital and Triton on the attempted sale of Orion S.A in a dual track transaction
  • Rhône Capital on various European acquisitions and disposals including the sale of CSM Bakery's fats business and the €900 million acquisition of Evonik Carbon Black from Degussa
  • Hospira on the sale of a German subsidiary by way of an auction
  • Rio Tinto on the sale of Rio Tinto Alcan Food Americas packaging business
  • Fiat on its abandoned bid for General Motors’ European car manufacturing business
  • Neptune Orient Lines on its bid for Hapag Lloyd
  • Financial and strategic buyers with regard to the financing of acquisitions
Capital Markets
  • Orion Engineered Carbons on its IPO
  • ProSiebenSat.1 on its Frankfurt and Luxembourg listings
  • Issuer on the offering of PIK High Yield notes by Orion Engineered Carbons
  • Underwriters on the IPOs of Tom Tailor, HHLA, Demag Cranes and Open BC
  • Sky Deutschland AG, Paion AG and Interhyp AG on their respective initial public offerings and subsequent capital raisings