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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
  • TLG Immobilien AG in its purchase of a 9.99% stake in the share capital of Aroundtown SA from Avisco Group, the largest shareholder of Aroundtown, for €1 billion and in its subsequent combination agreement with Aroundtown by way of an exchange offer
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs as financial advisers to METRO AG on its rejection of a €5.8 billion public takeover by EP Global Commerce VI GmbH
  • $22 Billion acquisition of the Global payment service provider First Data by Fiserv by way of a stock merger
  • Delivery Hero S.E. in its $4.0 billion agreement with shareholders, including senior management, to acquire Woowa Brothers Corp. and in its sale of its German food delivery businesses Lieferheld, Pizza.de and foodora to Takeaway.com for a total consideration of c. €930 million
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.  and Magneti Marelli S.p.A  in the sale of Magneti Marelli automotive components business to KKR portfolio company CK Holdings Co., Ltd., a holding company of Calsonic Kansei Corporation, representing a transaction value of €6.2 billion plus assumed debt and liabilities
  • Drillisch AG in its $10 billion business combination with United Internet AG, including a public tender offer to all shareholders of Drillisch
  • Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. in its definitive agreement to acquire S.R.I.F. N.V., the parent company of Asco Industries, N.V.
  • 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
  • Hospira Inc. on its the sale of a German subsidiary
  • CyrusOne Inc. on its acquisition of Zenium Data Centers through CyrusOne Dutch Holdings B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary  by acquiring all of the issued share capital of Zenium Topco Limited for aggregate cash consideration of approximately $474.5 million
  • InterHyp AG with their investors in the IPO and subsequent sale to ING (the largest FinTech exit in Germany)
  • OFFICEFIRST Immobilien AG on its sale to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe IV for €3 billion
  • 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 61% in listed Deutsche Office to Alstria followed by a takeover by Alstria to the remaining outstanding shareholders of Deutsche Office
  • Deutsche Wohnen AG in connection with the €3.6 billion public exchange offer for GSW Immobilien AG and its attempted €1.2 billion public takeover of conwert Immobilien Invest SE
  • the takeover of Sky Deutschland by BSkyB for $7 billion
  • Rhône Capital and Triton on the acquisition and attempted sale of Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (formerly a subsidiary of Evonik Industries) in a dual track transaction
  • Rhône Capital on the sale of CSM Bakery’s fats business and on the acquisition of a chemicals business from Evonik for $1.3 billion
  • Neptune Orient Lines on its proposed bid for German shipping company Hapag Lloyd (abandoned)
  • Fiat on its abandoned bid for General Motors’ European car manufacturing business
Capital Markets
  • Delivery Hero on its capital measures offering with a total value of €2.3 billion which comprised of €1.75 billion convertible bonds and a private placement of new shares with a gross proceeds of €571 million by way of an ABO
  • Orion Engineered Carbons on its IPO
  • ProSiebenSat.1 on its Frankfurt and Luxembourg listings,
  • the issuer on the offering of PIK High Yield notes by Orion Engineered Carbons
  • the representation of the underwriters on the IPOs of Tom Tailor, HHLA, Demag Cranes and Open BC
  • the representation of OFFICEFirst Immobilien AG, Sky Deutschland AG, Paion AG and Interhyp AG on their respective IPOs and subsequent capital raisings


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