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Elisa T. Hauch


Elisa T. Hauch

Brussels +32-2896-8000+32-2896-8000 +32-2896-8099+32-2896-8099
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Elisa T. Hauch is an associate in Sullivan & Cromwell’s Litigation Group. She advises clients on all aspects of EU and German competition law, including reviews of prospective cross-border M&A transactions, investigations conducted by the European Commission or the German Federal Cartel Office and other antitrust matters. While Elisa advises clients from many different industries, including the chemical, pharmaceutical and automotive sector, she has gained particular experience in relation to the technology sector and digital platforms. Elisa is actively involved in the Firm’s Women’s Initiative Committee.

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Elisa was an associate in the competition department of a top-tier law firm in Brussels. In 2014, she was awarded a doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) by the University of Bonn for a thesis on international framework agreements.


Elisa’s recent experience includes advising:
  • The Adecco Group on its acquisition of a (majority) stake of Akka Technologies SE from the Ricci family and Compagnie Nationale à Portefeuille (CNP)
  • Cevian Capital as the second-largest shareholder in thyssenkrupp AG, in connection with thyssenkrupp’s sale of its Elevator Technology business entirely to a consortium led by Advent, Cinven and RAG foundation for €17.2 billion
  • Amgen Inc. (U.S.) on its $13.4 billion acquisition of certain assets and liabilities associated with the rights to OTEZLA from Celgene Corporation (U.S.)
  • Delivery Hero S.E. in its $4.0 billion agreement to acquire Woowa Brothers Corp. and in the sale of its German food delivery operations, comprising Lieferheld, and its foodora businesses to N.V. for approximately €930 million
  • Praxair in connection with its $80 billion merger of equals with Linde
  • Rocket Internet S.E. in its public self-tender delisting offer, valuing the company at some €2.5 billion