SMP

Frederik advises companies and financial investors on M&A transactions and all matters of corporate law. He specializes in transactional and corporate-law matters with respect to, and investments in, young growth-driven enterprises in the financial technology (fintech), regulatory technology (regtech), software, e-commerce and internet industries.

Education and Career

Frederik studied law in Berlin and Kiel as well as law and management at the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law of the University of St. Gallen. Frederik started his career at Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Before joining SMP, he acted as senior legal counsel at the fintech company Raisin GmbH and founded the legal-tech start-up wenigermiete.de

Experience

Frederik's recent work highlights include advising (during his time with SMP and in his previous position with an international law firm):

  • Homeday and Project A in the Series B financing round of Homeday
  • Crosslend in the Series A financing round
  • Neiman Marcus on the acquisition of mytheresa.com
  • Recruit Holdings on the purchase of Quandoo
  • Bayer on sale of Diabetes Care business
  • HAWESKO Supervisory Board on takeover offer
  • KKR on the foundation of a German real estate platform
  • BorgWarner on the acquisition of Gustav Wahler GmbH & Co. LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
  • Fusheng on the acquisition of ALMiG
  • KPS Capital Partners on acquisition of Bosch's brake business
  • J.P. Morgan and Commerzbank on capital increase of Symrise AG

 

  • The involuntary loss of the shareholder position of departed managers and employees - A practical test for the dismissal jurispudence („Hinauskündigungsrechtsprechung")
    Nomos, 2015